"Daniel Boon", "Levi Todd", and "James Harrod" were called together to witness an introduction to the new best seller titled: "The Discovery, Settlement, and Present State of Kentucky", by John Filson. This witness was dated May 12, 1784. They state:
(we) "...have carefully revifed it, and recommend it to the public as an exceeding good performance, containing as accurate a defeription of our country as we think can poffibly be given:...".
This text contained the first map published by Henry D. Pursell, and printed by T. Rook (Philadelphia) in the year 1784. The following is taken from this map giving the title image:
It states that the map is drawn from actual observations. The next figure shows a copy of the area around "Danville", 1784.