"You don't live to Boston, then, do you? No; I calculate you are from the old country, though you speak English almost as well as I do. Now, I'm a Kentucky man, and my father was to Big-bone Creek, in old Kentuck, where he could lather every man in the state; but I could lick my father.""The Haunted Hogshead: A Yankee Legend". — from the London Literary Gazette No. 716. (9 Oct 1830) p. 1, col. 1.
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
I am writing the history of Big Bone, Kentucky, my hometown. Because of this I am interested in every early referenced to the place. Here is one I picked up from a publication of 1830. If anyone remembers this guy please let me know: