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Life of Daniel Boone, The Great Western Hunter and Pioneer

Comprising an Account of His Early History; His Daring and Remarkable Career as the First Settler of Kentucky; His Thrilling Adventures with the Indians, and His Wonderful Skill, Coolness and Sagacity Under All the Hazardous and Trying Circumstances of Western Border Life

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Author: Cecil B. Harley
Language: English
Wordcount: 72,787 / 222 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 62.8
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 1,168
Added to site: 2005.05.30
mnybks.net#: 10458

To Which is Added His Autobiography Complete as Dictated by Himself, and ShowingHis Own Belief that He was an Instrument Ordained to Settle the Wilderness.

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these, Squire Boone, was the father of Daniel.

George Boone, immediately after his arrival in America, purchased a large tract of land in what is now Bucks County, which he settled, and called it Exeter, after the city near which he was born. The records distinguish it only as the township of Exeter, without any county. He purchased also various other tracts in Maryland and Virginia; and our tradition says, among others, the ground on which Georgetown, District of Columbia, now stands, and that he laid the town out, and gave it his own name. His sons John and James lived and died on the Exeter purchase.[1]

Daniel Boone's father, Squire Boone, had seven sons and four daughters, viz.: James,[2] Samuel, Jonathan, Daniel, George, Squire, Edward, Sarah, Elizabeth, Mary, and Hannah.

Exeter Township is situated in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and now has a population of over two thousand. Here Daniel Boone was born, on the 11th of February, 1735.[3]

The maiden name of Boone's mother was Sarah Morgan. Som

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