A New History of Kentucky by Lowell H. Harrison, James C. Klotter

By Lowell H. Harrison, James C. Klotter

" the 1st complete heritage of the country because the e-book of Thomas D. Clark's landmark background of Kentucky over sixty years in the past. a brand new heritage of Kentucky brings the Commonwealth to lifestyles, from Pikeville to the acquisition, from Covington to Corbin, this account finds Kentucky's many faces and deep traditions. Lowell Harrison, professor emeritus of background at Western Kentucky collage, is the writer of many books, together with George Rogers Clark and the struggle within the West, The Civil battle in Kentucky, Kentucky's highway to Statehood , Lincoln of Kentucky, and Kentucky's Governors.

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Thirst apparently overcame professional scruples, for an irregular wedge still penetrates Tennessee at that point. In 1859 Kentucky and Tennessee made a last effort to resolve all their boundary questions. The easternmost marker was placed a short distance south of the point where the old Wilderness Road passed through Cumberland Gap. Perhaps tiredof the long controversy, both states accepted this version of the boundary, including the straying Walker survey. Kentucky thus lost considerable land that lay north of the 36"30' line.

Floyd took the others to the Falls of the Ohio, where they did considerable surveying. Smallparties split off in different directions, and scattered surveys were made on choice tracts in northern and central Kentucky. The group had been warned of Indian unrest and dissatisfaction at the outset of the trek, and several whites were killed before the end of the summer. Dunmore, foreseeing a general Indian war, ordered that the surveyors be warned of the danger in Kentucky. William Russell sent Daniel Boone and Michael Stoner to warn the dozens of men in the western country.

Records do not indicate clearly whether he went part way with Henderson's party on its way to Boone's assistance or whether he made the trip with John Floyd's party. Floyd, a deputy surveyor of Fincastle County, had worked in Kentucky (then a part of far-flung Fincastle) in 1774 and was returning with a party of thirty men. In either case, Logan did not join the people at Boonesborough. If he was with Henderson, legend has it that they quarreled at Hazel Patch and Logan turned aside to establish his own station at St.

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