Illustrated just below is an extremely Rare 1787 Kentucky Land Survey, dated June 11, 1787. Daniel Boone (1734 – 1820), was an American Frontiersman, Trapper, Surveyor and Pioneer Extraordinaire. And it was Daniel Boone that authored the remarkable Survey below.
BRILLIANT CLOSE-UP VIEW OF SURVEY BY DANIEL BOONE IN 1787 IN THE TERRITORY KNOWN AS KENTUCKY
In the late 1700s the Legendary Daniel Boone became an Official Deputy Surveyor in the Territory of Kentucky. In the top left portion of the illustration above, the actual Survey is shared for all to view. Despite all the rumors that Boone could not read or write, what you are actually seeing here are detailed words and observations, made in 1787, by Daniel Boone and all words are in the hand of Boone. In part ......"Surveyed 487 Acres of Land.... Daniel Boone-D. S."
DANIEL BOONE 1787 SURVEY - NEAR MINT - WITH ALL HISTORIC DETAILS SHARED WITHIN - ARCHIVALLY FRAMED BY RICK BADWEY OF MUSEUM FRAMING - IN OLD TOWN, ALEXANDRIA
Daniel Boone participated during the Revolutionary war. And then through sheer determination, skill, fearlessness and hard work made his way into the Kentucky as one of the earliest Trailblazers. Eventually Boone became a Legislator, Sheriff, and Surveyor. After tiring of endless Land Disputes and sundry other issues, primarily over contested Lands, Boone made his way to the Territory of Missouri, where he passed away quietly, at the age of 86, and was laid to rest.
AN IMPRESSIVE CLOSE-UP OF THE SIGNATURE OF DANIEL BOONE AS DEPUTY SURVEYOR OF KENTUCKY IN 1787
Autographs of Daniel Boone are rare in any form; but exceptionally so when a Rare one-page Land Survey is written entirely in the hands of this American Pioneer Extraordinaire. The above such 1787 Daniel Boone Land Survey is now an esteemed addition to the Collection of Raleigh DeGeer Amyx, AKA The American Heritage Collection.
RALEIGH DEGEER AMYX - HISTORIAN AND COLLECTOR - IN WASHINGTON D.C.'S - LIBRARY OF CONGRESS - 2010
DANIEL BOONE WAS AN AMERICAN OF EXTRAORDINARY ACHIEVEMENT - PERHAPS BEYOND ALL THAT PRESENT DAY AMERICANS CAN BEGIN TO CONCEIVE