Local History in Kentucky Literature

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Press of J.P. Morton, Incorporated, 1915 - Kentucky - 60 pages
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Page 11 - JJ (KC-3) —A history of the feud between the Hill and Evans parties of Garrard County, Ky. The most exciting tragedy ever enacted on the bloody grounds of Kentucky.
Page 11 - Vindication of the Character of the late Col. Solomon P. Sharp, from the Calumnies Published against Him since his Murder by Patrick Darby and Jeroboam 0.
Page 9 - Smith, T. Marshall. Legends of the War of Independence and of the Earlier Settlements in the West.
Page 10 - A Concise Statement of the Trial & Confession of William Clutter, who was Executed on Friday the 8th June, 1810, at Boone Court-house, Kentucky, for the Murder of John Farmer. To which is Prefixed a Short Sketch of his Life. . . . Cincinnati: John W. Browne & Company. 1810. 8vo, pp. 8. UCHIC. 96852 Title from Ruk' "Literature of the Middle Western Frontier,
Page 29 - ... investigation, and to prevent which Sebastin resigned. Allen B. Magruder stated in his work on the "Cession of Louisiana" : "To whatever incomprehensible spirit of delirium the circumstances may have attributed its origin, yet it is a fact that about the year 1789 or 1790 a plan was in agitation to separate Kentucky from the Union and attach it to the Spanish Government of Louisiana. A memorial was drawn up addressed to the executive authority of the colony, expressing the advantage of a union,...
Page 11 - O. (KC-1) —The confession of Jereboam O. Beauchamp. , who was hanged at Frankfort, Ky. , on the 7th day of July, 1826, for the murder of Col. Solomon P. Sharp.
Page 26 - Aunt Jane of Kentucky," (1907), and "The Land of Long Ago," (1909), by Eliza Calvert Hall (Mrs.

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