Lot 504: Simon Kenton

RR Auction

RR Auction

2016-01-22 16:28:47

Lot 504: Famous frontiersman and soldier (1755–1836) who was a friend of Daniel Boone and served in the American Revolution, Northwest Indian War, and War of 1812. Manuscript DS, one page both sides, 7.5 x 12.5, October 31, 1817. Legal deposition regarding property. In part: "This Deponent on being interrogated sayeth that he became acquainted with Locust Creek in the year 1775 which s'd Creek was into the Ohio about four Miles below where the Town of Augusta now stands, and from and after the latter end of the year 1782 said Creek was well known by the name of Locust Creek to the Locators and Hunters who frequented that part of the country." Signed at the conclusion by Kenton and countersigned by a witness. In very good condition. RR Auction's Fine Autographs And Artifacts Auction 469 Wednesday, 10th February 2016 Estimate: $400-600
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