Chronicles of Boone County

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1806

1806

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Archibald Huston begins another term as County Sheriff. John Hawkins and Moses Scott are his deputies.

Events

Boone County

  • Big Bone Lick is deeded by David Ross to Wilson Allen, Edmund W. Rootes, and Jacob Myers, to discharge a debt of $14,000 plus interest, though Ross retained possession until 1 August.

Kentucky

  • The Bank of Kentucky is organized. Forty-six new banks are chartered and are authorized to issue paper money.
  • Shakertown at Pleasant Hill is established.
  • Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks, future parents of President Abraham Lincoln, marry in Springfield, Kentucky.

U.S. & World

  • American explorer Zebulon Pike identifies the Colorado peak that will eventually bear his name.
  • Noah Webster publishes The Compendious Dictionary of the English Language. The volume rapidly becomes the recognized authority on American English.
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