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" The Spring at this place is below the Fort and fed by ponds above the Fort so that the whole dirt and filth of the Fort, putrified flesh, dead dogs, horse, cow, hog excrements and human odour all wash into the spring which with the Ashes and sweepings... "
A New History of Kentucky - Page 30
by Lowell Hayes Harrison - 1997 - 533 pages
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Travels in the American Colonies

Newton Dennison Mereness - United States - 1916 - 693 pages
...overcontrary to our expectations we having settled Certificates since we came here for 250 Claims. — The Spring at this place is below the Fort and fed...and sweepings of filthy Cabbins, the dirtiness of th« people, steeping skins to dress and washing every sort of dirty rags and cloths in the spring...
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Travels in the American Colonies

Newton Dennison Mereness - United States - 1916 - 693 pages
...overcontrary to our expectations we having settled Certificates since we came here for 250 Claims. — The Spring at this place is below the Fort and fed...all wash into the spring which with the Ashes and sweep1ngs of filthy Cabbins, the dirtiness of the people, steeping skins to dress and washing every...
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Daniel Boone: The Life and Legend of an American Pioneer

John Mack Faragher - Biography & Autobiography - 1993 - 464 pages
Draws on contemporary accounts to create a portrait of the frontier hero and the times he helped shape
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Virginia's Western War: 1775-1786

Neal O. Hammon, Richard Taylor - History - 2002 - 279 pages
...the lowest corner of the fort. He desctibes conditions around the spring as unhealthy in the extreme: [T]he whole dirt and filth of the Fort, putrified flesh, dead dogs, horse, cow, [and] hog exctements and human odour [all washed into it. Furthermore, the situation could hardly have...
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Freedom Just Around the Corner: A New American History: 1585-1828

Walter A. McDougall - History - 2004 - 638 pages
...claustrophobia and terror. "The spring at this place," wrote an offloial at Harrodsburq, "is . . . fed by ponds above the Fort so that the whole dirt...excrements and human odour all wash into the spring with the Ashes and sweepings of filthy Cabbins." Clearing land and planting a crop invited Indian raids,...
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The Revolutionary War

Charles Patrick Neimeyer - History - 2007 - 200 pages
...pleasant. One settler near Harrodsburg, Kentucky, complained that the water around there was full of "the whole dirt and filth of the fort, putrified flesh, dead dogs, horse, cow and hog excrements."19 Typhoid fever and dysentery were common problems, and it was not uncommon for...
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