26 February 2017

The Atmosphere In Kentucky

Frankfort, Kentucky

Dunn's Deposition (2-26-1796):

Dunn in a deposition states that he overheard Mr. Menar at Kaskaskia say that the inhabitants of Kentucky were ready to revolt against the federal government over taxing whiskey and stills. Dunn also states that the people of Fort Massac talked about Judge Benjamin Sebastian's clandestine negotiations with Spain regarding the possibility of Kentucky's break from the United States.
Date 1796-02-26  Note: Use must be accompanied with the attribution: Indiana Historical Society.

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