The Life of Daniel Boone
Draper, the first secretary of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, collected more than 500 volumes of material on the famed frontiersman Daniel Boone. His biography of Boone remained unfinished for 100 years until Ted Franklin Belue, a widely read scholar of early Americana, added his authoritative editing. This long-awaited work is filled with little-known information on Boone and his family, long hunters, the Shawnee, the fur trade, and frontier life in general.
adventurers American April attack bank Black Fish Blue Licks Boone's Boonesborough British brother Bryan buffalo cabin Callaway camp Capt Captain captivity Cherokees Clark Clinch colony companions Creek Cumberland Cumberland Gap Cumberland River Daniel Boone died Draper early exploration feet Findlay fire Floyd Fork French frontier garrison George George Boone George Rogers Clark Governor Harrod Harrodsburg Holston horses hundred hunting Illinois country Indians James James Harrod John June Kenton Kentucky Kentucky River killed land letter Logan Long Hunters March miles Mississippi Mountain mouth Narrative Nathan Boone night North Carolina notes of conversations Ohio party Pennsylvania pioneer prisoners probably region returned Richard Callaway River salt Samuel scalp settled settlement settlers Shawanoes Shawnee shot South spring Squire Boone Station stream Tennessee Thomas tomahawk town Transylvania treaty tree Virginia Walker warriors West western William wounded Yadkin young
Page 596 - great notice of me, and treated me with profound respect, and entire friendship. often entrusting me to hunt at my liberty. I frequently returned with the spoils of the woods, and as often presented some of what I had taken to him, expressive of my duty to my sovereign. My food and lodging was in common with them,
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