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Page [NA] of Address in commemoration of the first settlement of Kentucky : delivered at Boonesborough the 25th May, 1840 / by James T. Morehead.

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COUNTY O MADISON, May 29th, 1810. HON. JAMES T. MOREHEAD, Dear Sir:-On behalf of the several Committees appointed by the Counties of Madison and Clarke, in relation to the Celebration at Boonesborough, on the 24th instant, of the 65th Anniversary of the first settlement of Kentucky, we have to request that you will furnish for the press, a copy of the very appropriate and eloquent address delivered by you en that interesting occasion. In making this request, we take pleasure in assuring you, that we not only express the wishes of the several Corhmittees, but of the whole community, and that we are Most respectfully, and sincerely, yours, c. DANIEL BRECK, J. B. HOUSTON, DAVID IRViNE, JOHN MARTIN, W. II. CAPERTON, A. W. 1MILLS, ARCHIBALD WOODS, PATTON D. HARRISON. FRANKFORT, 5th June, 1840. Gentlemen: In-complying with your request to furnish you a copy of my address at Boones- borough, oa. the 25th ultimo, on the occasion of the Celebration of the first settlement of Kentucky, I beg to be pefmitted to express my acknowledgements for the favorable terms in which you have been pleased to speak of it, and the gratification 1 shall feel, should it contribute, in any degree, to diffuse acquaintance with the early history of our Common wealth. I have the honor to be, With great respect, Gentlemen, Your obedient servant, JAMES T. MOREHEAD. DANIEL BRECK, Esq., and others, Committee, c.