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" We remained there undisturbed during the winter, and on the first day of May, 1770, my brother returned home to the settlement by himself for a new recruit of horses and ammunition, leaving me by myself, without bread, salt or sugar, without company of... "
The Adventures of Daniel Boone: The Kentucky Rifleman - Page 148
by Francis Lister Hawks, Philip (Uncle) - 1844 - 174 pages
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Life and Adventures of Colonel Daniel Boon: The First White Settler of the ...

John Filson - 1823 - 42 pages
...storms. We met with no disturbance through the winter. On the first of May 1770, my brother returned home by himself, for a new recruit of horses and ammunition, leaving me alone, without bread, salt, or sugar, or even a horse or dog. I passed a few days uncomfortably. The...
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American Military Biography: Containing the Lives, Characters, and Anecdotes ...

Roberts & Burr - United States - 1825 - 184 pages
...storms. We met with no disturbance during the winter. On the first of May, 1770, my brother returned home by himself, for a new recruit of horses and ammunition, leaving me alone, without bread, salt or sugar, or even a horse or dog. I passed a few days uncomfortably. The...
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Sparks' American Biography

Jared Sparks - United States - 1847
...often the affectionate companions of the lone hunter. In reviewing this period of his life, he said, " I confess, I never before was under greater necessity...idea of a beloved wife and family, and their anxiety on account of my absence and exposed situation, made sensible impressions on my heart." To relieve...
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The Library of American Biography

Jared Sparks - United States - 1847
...often the affectionate companions of the lone hunter. Tn reviewing this period of his life, he said, " I confess, I never before was under greater necessity...passed uncomfortably. The idea of a beloved wife and famLy, and their anxiety on account of my absence and exposed situation, made sensible impressions...
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Daniel Boone and the Hunters of Kentucky

William Henry Bogart - 1854 - 390 pages
...the winter storms. We remained there undisturbed during the winter. " On the first day of May, 1770, my brother returned home to the settlement by himself,...company of my fellow-creatures, or even a horse or dog." Thus it was that in 1769 Daniel Boone began the great work which may so truthfully be called, in the...
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Incidents in American History

United States - 1856 - 448 pages
...We met with no disturbance during the winter. "On the first of May, 1770, my brother returned homo by himself, for a new recruit of horses and ammunition, leaving me alone, without bread, salt, or sugar, or even a horse or dog. I passed a few days uncomfortably. The...
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Thrilling Incidents in American History: Being a Selection of the Most ...

John Warner Barber - United States - 1860 - 446 pages
...We met svith no disturbance during the winter. "On the first of May, 1770, my brother returned homo by himself, for a new recruit of horses and ammunition, leaving me alone, without bread, salt, or sugar, or even a horse or dog. I passed a few days uncomfortably. The...
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Life of Daniel Boone: The Great Western Hunter and Pioneer, Comprising an ...

Cecil B. Hartley - 1865 - 351 pages
...winter storms. We remained there undisturbed during the wintei , and on the first day of May, 1770, my brother returned home to the settlement by himself, for a new recruit of horses aud ammunition, leaving me ^by myself, without bread, salt, or sugar, without company of my fellow-creatures,...
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Daniel Boone: The Pioneer of Kentucky

John Stevens Cabot Abbott - Frontier and pioneer life - 1872 - 331 pages
...solitary mode of life during the three months of his brother's absence : "On the first day of May 1770, my brother returned home to the settlement by himself...without bread, salt or sugar, without company of my fellow creatures, or even a horse or dog. I confess I never before was under greater necessity of exercising...
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Military life

William Russell (miscellaneous writer.) - 1878
...hellish work. The 5 T supply of ammunition. " Thus it happened," remarks Daniel, "that I was left alone without bread, salt, or sugar without company of my fellow-creatures, or even a horse or dog. Yet my courage did not fail, for I knew I was destined by Providence to settle in the wilderness."...
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