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Deposition Book, 1795-1814 By Harry G. Enoch, Diane Rogers
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The Deposition Book at the Clark County Courthouse contains the testimony of pioneers recorded in land actions between 1795 and 1814. The present work provides annotated transcriptions of the... More > book’s 222 depositions, plus explanatory material that includes a description and location of 112 tracts of land, 235 biographical sketches of the individuals involved and 45 place name descriptions. A brief explanation of Kentucky’s land grant system is also included, as well as a full name index. The depositions contain a wealth of historical material along with a treasure-trove of genealogically important data. Particularly noteworthy are six depositions by Daniel Boone. We can examine Boone’s own account of the naming of Lulbegrud Creek and the rescue of the Boone-Calloway girls after their capture by a band of Shawnees. The deponents include well-known figures in early Kentucky—Boone, George Rogers Clark, Michael Stoner, John “Wildcat” McKinney—and Clark County’s earliest settlers.< Less
Boulder Genealogical Society Quarterly 1982 Edition By Boulder Genealogical Society
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Vol 14, No 1, Feb 1982; Early Settlers–Hays; Colorado Civil War Record–Hays; Naturalization Records of Boulder (D-S); Central City Opera House Chair Names; War of 1812, Declaration For... More > Pension, Frederick Rice; Thomas Gilland’s Bible; Samuel Showalter Bible; Letter written in Georgia in 1838; Certificate of Election Vol 14, No 2, May 1982; Early Settler–Allen; Testimonial from Longmont Residents; Ingram Family History-WI to CO; Military Orders Returned by National Archives; Illinois State Archives New Policy Brochure; DAR Library, Washington, DC; Deposition of Polly Whillenburg, Green County, TN (1856); Joshua Phipps Desc Vol 14, No 3, Aug 1982; Early Settlers–Denio; Crash of ‘93; Holland Society of New York; Official Catholic Directory; Vol 14, No 4, Nov 1982; Letter from LOC, Washington DC; James Cochran, Indiana, 1863; Biography of Mrs. Margaret Kerr Jones Brown; US City Directories to be Microfilmed; Gen'l Importance of Buttons; Gayle Family Bible;< Less
Coton Park Colliery, Derbyshire. The Letters of Jonathan George Binns By Chris Cremin
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The letters relate the trouble-strewn exploration for coal deposits at Coton Park Estate, just South of Linton Village, and South West of Church Gresley and Swadlincote Derbyshire. The letters will... More > be of interest to people of that area of course, and particularly to people interested in mining history. During this period, there was an ever expanding requirement for coal. Easy sources were already being exploited, and the attention of entrepreneurs like Jonathan Binns turned to deeper and more difficult alternatives. Of a more general interest, will be the character of the letter writer: Binns battled not only against the Derbyshire Geology, and an ill-chosen chief Engineer, but also against his own ill health. During the entire period of these letters, he was periodically bedridden, and unknown to himself approaching death.< Less