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" We found everywhere abundance of wild beasts of all sorts, through this vast forest. The buffalo were more frequent than I have seen cattle in the settlements, browsing on the leaves of the cane, or cropping the herbage on those extensive plains, fearless,... "
A history of the Daniel Boone National Forest, 1770-1970 - Page 24
by Robert F. Collins - 1976 - 349 pages
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Life and Adventures of Colonel Daniel Boon: The First White Settler of the ...

John Filson - 1823 - 42 pages
...beasts in this vast forest The buffaloes were more numerous than cattle on other settlements, browzing on the leaves of the cane, or cropping the herbage on those extensive plains. We saw hundreds in a drove ; and the numbers about the salt springs were amazing. In the forest, the...
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Travels in the Central Portions of the Mississippi Valley: Comprising ...

Henry Rowe Schoolcraft - America - 1825 - 459 pages
...his Narrative, "the buffaloes were more frequent than I have seen cattle in the settlements, browzing on the leaves of the cane, or cropping the herbage on those extensive plains,- fearless. mal of this species existing, in a native state, between the Ohio and the Mississippi, and before the...
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A History of the Commonwealth of Kentucky

Mann Butler, George Croghan - Clark's Expedition to the Illinois - 1834 - 396 pages
...new country made upon its hardy and fearless explorers; "we found" says the narrative "every where abundance of wild beasts of all sorts through this vast forest." The buffaloes (or the bison of the naturalist) were more frequent than I have seen, says Boone, "cattle...
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A winter in the West, Volume 2

Charles Fenno Hoffman - Northwest, Old - 1835
...themselves continually before my view. * * * The buffaloes were more frequent than I have seen cattle in the settlements, browsing on the leaves of the cane, or cropping the herbage on these extensive plains, fearless because ignorant of man." — [Narrative of Colonel Daniel Boone,...
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A Winter in the Far West, Volume 2

Charles Fenno Hoffman - Northwest, Old - 1835
...themselves continually before my view. * * * The buffaloes were more frequent than I have seen cattle in the settlements, browsing on the leaves of the cane, or cropping the herbage on these extensive plains, fearless because ignorant of man."—[Narrative of Colonel Daniel Boone, from...
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A Winter in the West, Volume 2

Charles Fenno Hoffman - Northwest, Old - 1835
...themselves continually before my view. * * * The buffaloes were more frequent than I have seen cattle in the settlements, browsing on the leaves of the cane, or cropping the herbage on these extensive plains, fearless because ignorant of man." — [Narrative of Colonel Daniel Boone,...
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The Far West, Or, A Tour Beyond the Mountains: Embracing Outlines ..., Volume 1

Edmund Flagg - Illinois - 1838
...themselves continually before my view. * * * The buffaloes were more frequent than I have seen cattle in the settlements, browsing on the leaves of the cane, or cropping the herbage on these extensive plains, fearless because ignorant of man." — [Narrative of Colonel Daniel Boone,...
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History of the Indian Wars: To which is Prefixed a Short Account of the ...

Henry Trumbull, Eleazer G. House - America Discovery and exploration - 1846 - 320 pages
...found abundance of wild beasts in this vast forest. The buffaloes were more numerous than cattle on our settlements, browsing on the leaves of the cane, or cropping the herbage on these extensive plains. We saw hundreds in a drove, and the numbers around the salt springs were amazing....
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The Discoverers, Pioneers, and Settlers of North and South America from the ...

Henry Howard Brownell - America - 1853 - 720 pages
...Boone was in ecstasy at the noble variety* and plenty of the chase. "We found every where," he says,* "abundance of wild beasts of all sorts, through this...buffalo were more frequent than I have seen cattle in the settlements, browsing on the leaves of the cane, or cropping the herbage of those extensive plains,...
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Daniel Boone and the Hunters of Kentucky

William Henry Bogart - 1854 - 390 pages
...made a shelter to defend us from the inclement season, and began to hunt, and reconnoiter the country. We found everywhere abundance of wild beasts of all...buffalo were more frequent than I have seen cattle in the settlements, browsing on the leaves of the cane, or cropping the herbage on those extensive plains,...
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