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Lawrence M. Crutcher

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780813136882

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: May 2013

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813136882.001.0001

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Getting Established 1820–1826

Getting Established 1820–1826

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(p.103) Getting Established 1820–1826
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George Keats of Kentucky
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Lawrence M. Crutcher

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University Press of Kentucky
DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813136882.003.0010

George takes an equity interest in the Bakewell & Prentice saw mill, but he too falls ill, and a planned expansion falls behind schedule. John's friends determine that he must go to Italy for his health, but he has no money other than gifts from his friends. Charles Brown writes to George demanding money for John, on the impression that George owes John. George attempts to sell an interest in a steamboat, but never has the funds to send John. Meanwhile George assimilates into Louisville's mores, hiring slaves and developing a Whig political stance.

Keywords:   canal, Equity, Miseries, Universal suffrage, Demogoguism, Foundry, Woods, Yellow fever, Saw mill, Insipidity

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