||Recollections on Hunting in Kentucky, 1790-1791 [manuscript]
||Draper Manuscripts: Draper's Notes, 30 S 257-264, Wisconsin Historical Society.
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We have been unable to discover any biographical information
about Hugh Bell, whose recollections are recorded in this
These interview notes were made during a trip Lyman Copeland
Draper took to the south early in his career, sometime between
1841 and 1844. They are now housed in volume 30S of the Draper
Manuscripts (Drapers Notes), pages 257-264.
Other Internet and Reference Resources
For more documents on early Kentucky, see AJ-125, AJ-150,
AJ-155, AJ-157, AJ-158, and AJ-159.
The printed literature on the exploration and settlement of
Kentucky is immense. A convenient online source to selected
digitized images of this literature is the Kentuckiana Digital
Library at http://www.kyvl.org/,
a project of the Kentucky Virtual Library, Frankfort, Kentucky.
Another useful website is
“The First American West: the Ohio
River Valley 1750-1820”
collection of fifteen thousand pages of original historical materials
documenting the land, people, exploration and transformation of
the trans-Appalachian West, selected from the collections of the
University of Chicago Library and the Filson Historical Society
of Louisville, Kentucky.