Chronicles of Boone County

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1805

1805

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Cary L. Clark is the Circuit Court Judge. Absalom Graves is the Clerk.

Jeremiah Kirtley is the Justice of the Peace.

Archibald Reid became County Sheriff, with Archibald Huston and Augustine Smith as his deputies.

Events

Boone County

  • Aaron Burr passes through Florence on his way west to escape imprisonment for killing Alexander Hamilton in a dual. Many in Kentucky disliked Hamilton, and regard Burr as a hero.

Kentucky

  • Joseph Hamilton Daviess, the federal District Attorney for Kentucky, charged Aaron Burr, claiming that he intended a war with Mexico. Burr and his young attorney, Henry Clay, had the case dismissed.

U.S. & World

  • America's first covered bridge is built over the Schuylkill River near Philadelphia.

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1805.txt · Last modified: 2014/09/29 17:28 by jgregory