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Letter, 1780 Jan. 30

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Title

Letter

Date

1780 Jan. 30

Repository

The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Letter, 1780 Jan. 30, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.

Extent

1 item

Scope and Content

A letter from Harrodsburg, Ky. the first permanent white settlement in Ky. The author writes of his extensive land purchases near the Falls of the Ohio and on Mulberry; describes the timber and cost of land; discusses his finances; mentions the large influx of settlers; says the buffalo are in short supply due to cold weather; and that he intends to make a fortune in Kentucky lands

Subjects

  • Frontier and pioneer life-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.

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