Posted by RALEIGH DEGEER AMYX on Fri, Apr 29, 2011 @ 03:30 PM

Daniel Boone (1734 -1820) was an American Frontiersmen, Trapper, Surveyor, and Pioneer Extraordinaire. Featured below is a near Mint Condition Land Survey, accomplished by Boone, in Kentucky. It is dated June 11,1787 - when Daniel Boone was Deputy Surveyor of Kentucky. Any imperfections observed on Photograph #3 below are due Totally to camera flash glare.

daniel boone survey|kentucky survey|raleigh degeer amyx|the raleigh degeer amyx collection|ARCHIVALLY FRAMED DANIEL BOONE 1787 KENTUCKY SURVEY - THE RALEIGH DEGEER AMYX COLLECTION

 The Drawing of the actual Kentucky Survey is fully illustrated and was accomplished by Daniel Boone himself.  He wrote, in part, " survaid 487 acres of land......Daniel Boone D.  S.".  Daniel Boone fought during the Revolutionary war, then with great difficulty worked his way into Kentucky as one of the earliest Trailblazers.  Eventually Boone became a Legislator, Sheriff, and Official Surveyor.

daniel boone image|daniel boone painting|raleigh degeer amyx|the raleigh degeer amyx collection|DANIEL BOONE - A FEARLESS MAN SOMEHOW ALWAYS IN PERPETUAL MOTION

Daniel Boone was no Mythic figure in American history.  He was real. This was one brave man.  Careful study of his accomplishments, lead to the conclusion that Boone was an American figure whose deeds often bordered on Heroism that would be difficult to ever exaggerate.  Daniel Boone was once partially Scalped in Battle with Native Americans - And as a result, in perhaps Boone's only deference to Vanity, tended to nearly always wear a wig or a hat.

daniel boone survey|kentucky land survey|raleigh degeer amyx|the raleigh degeer amyx collection|A VIVID CLOSE-UP OF A SURVEY ACCOMPLISHED IN KENTUCKY 1787, ENTIRELY IN THE HAND OF THE LEGENDARY DANIEL BOONE

 Important Historic Kentucky related material, Authored by Daniel Boone is Scarce in any form; but exceptionally so when a Rare one-page Land Survey is written entirely in the hand of this American Pioneer Extraordinaire.  The above - 1787 Daniel Boone Survey in Kentucky - is an Esteemed Addition to The Collection of Raleigh DeGeer Amyx (a.k.a.) as The American Heritage Collection.

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daniel boone survey|kentucky land survey1787|raleigh degeer amyx|the raleigh degeer amyx collection|ADDITIONAL CLOSE-UP OF THE SIGNATURE PORTION OF THE 1787 KENTUCKY SURVEY AS ACCOMPLISED BY DANIEL BOONE




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