ro, Madison co., Ky. At about the same time Col. James Harrod, an equally bold backwoodsman, founded Harrodsburg.
Governor Dunmore, of Virginia, denounced Henderson's purchase as illegal and void, and offered these western lands for sale under the crown.
Regardless of the proclamation, delegates from Boonesboro, Harrodsburg, and two other settlements, eighteen in number, met at Boonesboro, and organized themselves into an Assembly of a State which they named Transylvania by appointing Thomas Slaughter chairman, and Matthew Jewett clerk.
They were addressed by Henderson on behalf of the proprietors, between whom and the settlers a compact was made, the most important features of which were an agreement—1.
That the election of delegates should be annual; 2.
Perfect freedom of opinion in matters of religion; 3.
That judges should be appointed by the proprietors, but answerable for bad conduct to the people; and, 4.
That the Convention or Assembly have the sole power of raising an
C Gregary, Private T H McDonald, Slightly wounded: Sergts R. E Cobb, J F. Maull, Corpl E W Nobles, Privates J W Cox, J. J. Howell, J A Logall, J A Oliver, J. P Puteguat, R W Woodward, W. H. Templin.
Severely wounded: J W Carter, J D Campbell, J M Jones, J R Smith, W P Clanghten.
There were 28 horses of the battery killed and disabled.
D. V. Bates, Orderly sergt.
Casualties in the Thirteenth Virginia regiment, Elicy's brigade; June 27th.
Company A--Killed: Capt Cook, Corp Thomas Slaughter, Martin Burruss, Jos Burruss, Robt Burruss, Wm B Peake, Robert Powell, Ed Staples, Wounded: Sergt T Brockman, Reuben Newman, Herbert Newman, F D Hume, A Hensworth, Henry Diggs, W. T. Diggs, Jos. Brockman, S Cave, W. H. Richetis, J O Neal, A Walters.
Company B.--Killed: J P Haynes, J W Franklin.
Wounded: Capt. C. T. Crittenden, Lt. J A Grinnell, Sergt B B Ashley, Sergt. W A Judd, Roane Alicock, --Beckham, G Kilby, Jno F Freeman, Martin Smith, J R Tapp, Thos. Kilby, Stephen Green J.