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John Filson

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Etext created by John M.  Krafft
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From The Discovery and Settlement of Kentucke
by John Filson 

The ADVENTURES of Col.  DANIEL BOON;
containing a NARRATIVE of the WARS of Kentucke. 

Curiosity is natural to the soul of man, and interesting objects
have a powerful influence on our affections.  Let these influencing
powers actuate, by the permission or disposal of Providence, from
selfish or social views, yet in time the mysterious will of Heaven
is unfolded, and we behold our conduct, from whatsoever motives
excited, operating to answer the important designs of heaven.  Thus
we behold Kentucke, lately an howling wilderness, the habitation of
savages and wild beasts, become a fruitful field; this region, so
favourably distinguished by nature, now become the habitation of

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