The Kentucky Encyclopedia

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University Press of Kentucky - History
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User Review  - norwayken - LibraryThing

I am so happy to have finally added the Encyclopedia to my little library. Many persons and places related to the Stone-Campbell religious heritage are reported on, which makes it especially valuable to me. Nicely done! Still available on the used book market. Read full review

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User Review  - Nicole - Goodreads

A reference piece that covers settlement to current time. The sections are brief but with enough detail to give a rough image of the person, place or occurrence. This is a book to begin a specific ... Read full review



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Page 17 - Fifteen men on the Dead Man's Chest— Yo-ho-ho and a bottle of rum! Drink and the devil had done for the rest— Yo-ho-ho and a bottle of rum!
Page 14 - The Reign of Law: A Tale of the Kentucky Hemp Fields, 1900; The Mettle of the Pasture, 1903; The Bride of the Mistletoe, 1909; The Doctor's Christmas Eve, 1910; The Heroine in Bronze...
Page 6 - And to prevent doubts concerning settlements, It is hereby declared, That no family shall be entitled to the allowance granted to settlers by this act, unless they have made a crop of corn in that country, or resided there at least one year since the time of their settlement.

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