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Isaac Hite Letter
1783 Apr. 26
The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA
Open to researchers.
[Identification of item], Isaac Hite Letter, 1783 Apr. 26, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.
Kentucky pioneer, surveyor, tanner, and miller. An eleven page letter from Hite to his father Abraham Hite, in Hampshire County, Va., relating his business interests in land speculation, salt works, and iron manufacturing; Indian hostilities, especially a raid at Crab Orchard, Ky. in which an African American fought off the Indians and saved a white family; John Floyd's death and its effect on the defense of Jefferson County, Ky.; and his business dealings with James Sodowski, Walker Daniel, George and John May, Gilbert Imlay, Isaac Kellar, Moses Kuykendall, and George Rogers Clark
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