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Nathaniel Hart Letter, 1791 Jan. 10

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Title

Nathaniel Hart Letter

Date

1791 Jan. 10

Repository

The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Nathaniel Hart Letter, 1791 Jan. 10, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.

Extent

1 item

Scope and Content

Farmer from Woodford County, Ky. and member of the pioneer Hart Family. Hart's letter to his uncle notes that he likes the mercantile business and believes the store will become profitable. Goods are slow to arrive and in short supply. Defends a Mr. Beatty from a charge of gambling. Discusses land and says Daniel Boone "has acted like a scoundrel in the business." Notes that his brother Simpson died at Cumberland

Subjects

  • Frontier and pioneer life-- Kentucky-- Sources.
  • Retail trade-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
  • Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820.

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