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Account of Depredations Committed in Kentucky by Savages since May 1, 1789

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: 1st Cong, Senate, Sec War Reports, RG46 view image
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Summary Details on murders, attacks, and horse thefts that occurred in each county of Kentucky.
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Related Persons/Groups unknown; Indians; Indian Nation; savages; prisoners; Chinoweth; man; child; women; Edmund Stephenson; ;
Related Places Woodford; Mason; Bourbon; Madison; Lincoln; Nelson; Jefferson; county; frontier; Kentucky; Brasshear's creek; Chinoweth's Station; ;
Keywords killed; taken prisoner; wounded; plundered the house; horses stolen; ;
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No7
An account of In Jefferson County.
the depredations On Floyd's fork, two men killed
committed in the near the same time & place, two
District of Kentucky persons were killed and three
by the savages, since taken prisoners. On Brashears
the 1st of May 1789. creek, two killed and two taken.

On the 17th July, Chinoweth's Station

was attacked by a number of Indians who entered
Chinoweth's house while the family was at supper
Three of Chinoweth's family were killed and seven
wounded. Three of the wounded are since dead and
several others yet dangerous. The Indians plunder
ed the house of every thing they could carry away.
There was at the same Station before this date one

man
man killed and one wounded -- The num
-ber of horses stolen from this county exceed twenty.

"Nelson"
"Two men killed and two wounded

and a number of horses stolen to the
amount of about twenty."

"Lincoln"
" One man and one child killed

and two women wounded. About twenty
five horses stolen."

"Madison"
"On the 1st day of June the Indians

broke into the house of Edmund Stephenson
and wounded one person. They have stolen
a number of horses from this county."

"Bourbon"
"Two men have been badly wounded

and about fifteen horses stolen."

"Mason"
"Two men killed and forty one

horses stolen."

"Woodford"
"One boy killed and several

horses stolen."