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Kenton, Simon 1755-1836

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Works: 118 works in 229 publications in 2 languages and 5,803 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Sources  Records and correspondence  Surveys 
Classifications: F517, 920
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A facsimile of Simon Kenton's autograph [in] the Margaret I. King Library Collection by Simon Kenton ( Book )
3 editions published in 1954 in English and German and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[Promissory note signed by Kenton 22 September 1786, in facsimile with printed commentary] by Simon Kenton ( Book )
1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Draper manuscript collection : series BB ; Simon Kenton papers by State Historical Society of Wisconsin ( )
1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Deposition by Simon Kenton ( )
1 edition published in 1814 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Handwritten and signed deposition dated 1 Aug. 1814. The item relates to a suit between James Coleman and Richard Henderson concerning ownership of Ruddells Station and other properties in Kentucky
Simon Kenton the scout by Jane Corby ( Book )
1 edition published in 1925 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
by Simon Kenton ( )
1 edition published in 1797 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Promissory note to George Porter, signed by Simon Kenton, a Kentucky military figure
Surveyor's notebook ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This collection contains a notebook used by an unidentified surveyor of land near Simon Kenton's property in Mason County between 1785 and 1789. The 4.4" x 6.5" notebook contains surveyor's notes on lands belonging to other settlers living near Kenton's station. The notebook is twenty-eight pages in length. The cover is missing and it is incomplete
Collection by Lucas Sullivant ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Papers of Lucas Sullivant, surveyor and town planner of Franklinton, Ohio (1797), and Lyne Starling, businessman of Columbus, Ohio. Includes varied records of Columbus, surveying the Northwest Territory, land, and other business records. Family papers include letters of William Starling Sullivant and Andrew Denny Rodgers as well as routine personal correspondence. Contact repository for more information
Papers by Simon Kenton ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Business papers, 1808-1867, of Simon Kenton, Champaign Co., O
Simon Kenton : by Simon Kenton ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Included is a 21 Sept. 1798 letter to Robert Wood, signed by Kenton, concerning the disposition of Wood's land claims on the Ohio River; a 24 Nov. 1815 deposition that describes roads in Mason County, Ky. in the latter part of the eighteenth century and men in the area in 1778; and a 28 May 1818 deposition concerning a survey made for John McClellan in which Kenton gives information on Ruddles Station in its early years, ca. 1780-1784, and states that the north fork of the Licking and Lees Creek were generally known by those names in 1780
Simon Kenton collection by Simon Kenton ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This collection consists of a certificate of payment, certificates of purchase, receipts, a land grant, and indentures of Simon Kenton. The certificate of payment, dated Aug. 10, 1787, was signed by Isaac Shelby of the District of Kentucky authorizing Kenton's pay for services as captain in the Shawnee Expedition under Col. Benjamin Logan. The six Register's Office certificates of purchase were for land bought in Kentucky by Kenton in 1804 and 1805. A document signed by Gov. James Garrard of Kentucky May 18, 1800, verifies Simon Kenton's grant of land in Mason County, Oct. 19, 1780. One indenture between Kenton and John Caldwell transferred land in Mercer County, Kentucky, to Caldwell on Dec. 6, 1794. Another indenture, dated Aug. 29, 1818, transferred land in Bath County, Kentucky, from Kenton to Andrew Kinkead. An indenture for land in Mercer County, Kentucky, was made between Simon Kenton and Charlotte and Alexander Walker, Sally and Greenberry McGinnis, and Jenny and John Wright, Apr. 21, 1824. A copy of the Apr. 29, 1802 indenture between John and Elizabeth Kinkead and Simon Kenton for land in Mason County, Kentucky, was made Mar. 29, 1865. Also in this collection are photographs, shot in Maysville, Kentucky, Sept. 1, 1939, of two documents: one receipt of payment by Thomas Marshall, July 1, 1791 for scouting up the Ohio River and the other, a copy of the marriage bond of Kenton and his second wife, Elizabeth Garboe (Jarboe) March 27, 1798
Article by Simon Kenton ( Book )
1 edition published in 1836 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Two identical articles from the "Family Magazine" of October 1836 regarding the life of Simon Kenton, titled "The Last of the Indian Fighters" from the "Western Literary Journal". One begins on page 139, the other page 419. The articles give a brief biography of Simon Kenton, recounting Kenton's explorations in Kentucky, his stealing from and being captured by Native Americans; his role in George Rogers Clark's expedition against Vincennes and Kaskaskin; and his later life. Written by "Old Rifle."
Lord Dunmore's War Papers by Lord Dunmore's War ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This collection contains photocopies of affidavits submitted by Patricia Burton regarding the Battle of Point Pleasant on October 10, 1774 during Lord Dunmore's War. These affidavits were to record pertinent information pertaining to a specific location. They also indicate counties throughout the United State which were named after men who participated in Lord Dunmore's War
Simon Kenton by Edna Kenton ( Book )
1 edition published in 1930 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Simon Kenton deposition by Simon Kenton ( )
1 edition published in 1811 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This seven-and-a-half-page deposition was taken at the house of Hugh Power in Adams County, Ohio, on August 17, 1811. It concerns a Kentucky land claim for which Simon Kenton was providing evidence. The case was brought to the Mason County, Kentucky, Circuit Court with John Williams as complainant and John Kerchival as defendant. The document's format consists of questions posed by both the complainant and the defendant with Kenton's answers listed afterward. Kenton states that he came to Kentucky in 1775 and soon after "he became acquainted with the leading roads then traveled by Buffalo and Indians ..." He mostly describes his activities in 1779 and 1780, including conducting surveys for the Marshall family. He also mentions Daniel Boone, John Logan, Robert Patterson, and others with whom he traveled throughout Kentucky. This document contains two of his signatures
Language leader intermediate by David Cotton ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Simon Kenton; his life and period, 1755-1836 by Edna Kenton ( Book )
1 edition published in 1930 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Papers of Simon Kenton by Simon Kenton ( )
1 edition published in 1787 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This is to inform you that the misfortune that has happened to the two American men on the main road from Kentucky ... : Big Rock, [Ohio], to Colonel W[illia]m Ward and Major Simon Kantun [i.e. Kenton] : ( Book )
1 edition published in 1799 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Explanatory letter, Aug. 25, 1799, from eight Wyandot chiefs to William Ward and Simon Kenton (who had recently settled in Springfield, Ohio), outlining the events leading up to the murder of two Americans by two young Wyandot Indians
Papers by Simon Kenton ( Book )
1 edition published in 1833 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Photostatic copies of interviews, 1833, with Simon Kenton conducted by John James of Urbana
 
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