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discovery and settlement of Kentucke

John Filson

discovery and settlement of Kentucke

by John Filson

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Published by Readex Microprint in [New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Boone, Daniel, -- 1734-1820.,
  • Kentucky -- History -- To 1792.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John Filson.
    SeriesGreat Americana
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF454 .F48 1784a
    The Physical Object
    Pagination118 p., [2] l. of plates :
    Number of Pages118
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16865189M

    He wrote The Discovery, Settlement and Present State of Kentucke () during this period, and travelled to Wilmington, Delaware, to have it published in the summer of He also had a "Map of Kentucke" engraved and printed in Philadelphia. The edition, including both book and map, consisted of 1, copies and was priced at It also includes the “Map of Kentucke” published in along with the book. Two versions (one color, one black-and-white) are attached as supplemental files in PDF format. "The Discovery, Settlement and Present State of Kentucke (): An Online Electronic Text Edition" by .

      In , the widely read book Discovery, Settlement, and Present State of Kentucke, included an account of Boone's adventures, which helped establish him as one of the nation's first folk heroes. In , the Spanish government offered Boone a post as Commadant of the Femme Osage District, then part of Spanish Louisiana. It was on the first of May, in the year , that I resigned my domestic happiness for a time, and left my family and peaceable habitation on the Yadkin River, in North-Carolina, to wander through the wilderness of America, in quest of the country of Kentucke, in company with John Finley, John Stewart, Joseph Holden, James Monay, and William Cool.

    Kentucky: The Discovery, Settlement And Present State of Kentucke: And An Essay towards the Topography, and Natural History of That Important Country J-F R F Kentucke. By , John Filson was ready for adventure. John moved to Kentucky where he became friendly with Daniel Boone. After travelling the territory extensively, he decided to publish a book. The Discovery, Settlement and Present State of Kentucke quickly became popular. The most compelling part was in the appendix (which was longer than.


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It also includes the “Map of Kentucke” published in along with the book. Two versions (one color, one black-and-white) are attached as supplemental files in PDF format.

This is an open-access electronic text edition of Filson’s seminal work on the early history of Kentucky, including the first published account of the life and Author: John Filson.

The Discovery, Settlement and Present State of Kentucke book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Excerpt from The Discovery, 4/5. The Discovery, Settlement and Present State of Kentucke. The title page of John Filson's The Discovery, Settlement and Present State of Kentucke () notes discovery and settlement of Kentucke book an appendix to the book contains "The Adventures of Col.

Daniel Boon [sic], one of the first Settlers"—the author's romanticized version of Boone's life. "John Filson's The Discovery, Settlement, And present State of Kentucke. To which is added, An Appendix, Containing, The Adventures of Col. Daniel Boon, published at Wilmington, Delaware, inis the first descriptive account of Kentucky and the first narrative of Daniel Boone".

The Discovery, Settlement and Present State of Kentucke (): An Online Electronic Text Edition. Abstract This is an open-access electronic text edition of Filson’s seminal work on the early history of Kentucky, including the first pub-lished account of the life and adventures of Daniel Boone.

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0 Reviews. This book tracks the settlement, natural history and topography of the nation's fifteenth state, from the first white man to land at the mouth of the Kentucky River (in ) to the book's original publication in The iconic countryman had already been a folk hero for decades, ever since John Filson’s reportage The Discovery, Settlement and Present State of Kentucke, but where Filson highlighted the gruffer, authentic bits of frontier life—infamously louse-ridden log cabins were realistically described as “not extraordinary good houses.

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FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : Heritage Books, Inc. He wrote The Discovery, Settlement and Present State of Kentucke during this period, and travelled to Wilmington, Delaware, to have it published in the summer of He also had a "Map of Kentucke" engraved and printed in Philadelphia.

The edition, including both book and map, consisted of 1, copies and was priced at $ Travelling the region as a surveyor, he would interview its inhabitants, and within two year of his arrival, he had completed The Discovery, Settlement and Present State of Kentucke.

The map, printed separately, is almost never found with the book. The last copy with the map sold at auction was inthe copy owned by Robert Hoe.

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Everyday low 5/5(1). Dust jacket chipped with long closed tear on front, sunned at spine, only fair. "Filson's 'The Discovery, Settlement and Present State of Kentucke' published inbecame a frontier classic because of the stimulus it provided the great tide of immigration flowing westward through the Appalachian valleys.".

Product Information. Excerpt from The Discovery, Settlement, and Present State of Kentucke: And an Essay Towards the Topography and Natural History of That Important Country I This work is now publifhing in fix weekly numbers, at One Shilling each, for the convenience of thore who may prefer this mode of purchafe; but the book being already prin may be had complete, price Six.

DISCOVERY, PURCHASE AND SETTLEMENT, O F. KENTUCKE. H E firft white man we have certain ac- 1 counts of, who difcovered this province, was one James M'Bride, who, in company with fome others, in the yearpalling down the Ohio in Canoes, landed at the mouth of Ken- tucke river, and there marked a tree, with theFile Size: 5MB.John Filson's, The Discovery, Settlement and Present State of Kentucky: And an Essay Towards the Topography, and Natural History of that Important Country: To Which is Added, an Appendix, Containing The Adventures of Col.

Daniel Boone, One of the first Settlers, comprehending every important Occurrence in the political History of that Province. John Filson (c. ) was an American author, historian of Kentucky, pioneer, surveyor and one of the founders of Cincinnati, Ohio.

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