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My father, Daniel Boone : the Draper interviews with Nathan Boone

Author: Nathan Boone; Olive Van Bibber Boone; Lyman Copeland Draper; Neal O Hammon
Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Born in 1815, archivist Lyman Draper was a tireless collector of oral history and is responsible for much of what we know about Daniel Boone. In an 1851 visit with Boone's youngest son, Nathan, and Nathan's wife, Olive, Draper produced over three hundred pages of notes that became the most important source of information about Daniel. The interviews provide a wealth of accurate, first-hand information concerning
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Boone, Nathan, 1781-1856.
My father, Daniel Boone.
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, c1999
(OCoLC)607313691
Named Person: Daniel Boone; Nathan Boone; Olive Van Bibber Boone; Daniel Boone
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nathan Boone; Olive Van Bibber Boone; Lyman Copeland Draper; Neal O Hammon
ISBN: 0813121035 9780813121031
OCLC Number: 40762810
Notes: Lyman Draper's 1851 interviews with Nathan and Olive Boone.
Genealogical tables on endpapers.
Description: xi, 176 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Nelson L. Dawson --
1. His Early Life --
2. The Hunter --
3. To Kentucky --
4. Captured by Indians --
5. Siege of Boonesboro --
6. Bryan's Station and the Blue Licks Defeat --
7. Point Pleasant --
8. Back to Kentucky --
9. To Missouri --
10. Hunting in Missouri --
11. The War of 1812 --
12. The Last Years --
App. A. Nathan Boone's Letter --
App. B. Family Genealogy.
Responsibility: edited by Neal O. Hammon ; with an introduction by Nelson L. Dawson.

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"Brings the Draper interviews back to life in a compilation of a very interesting series of narrations that cover much of Daniel Boone's life." -- Virginia Quarterly Review

 
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