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The Frontiersmen: A Narrative Summary
Allan W. Eckert

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The Frontiersmen: A Narrative Summary

Plot Summary

Simon Kenton is born April 3, 1755. His mother wants to name him Benjamin, but his father announces that his name is Simon. The Indian named Tecumseh is born March 9, 1768, as a shooting star passes across the night sky. After this sign, his family's good fortune with regard to children will continue with the birth of triplet boys.

As a child, Simon Kenton simply refuses to work. People say he's incorrigible. He says he'd rather die than work. If he's whipped or forced to work, he'll do so only until his parents aren't watching, and then he runs away to the hills where he sometimes stays for days. He falls for a girl who leads him on and then marries another. Simon fights the young man twice. The first time he's whipped seriously, and the second time he beats the man so severely he believes he's dead. Simon runs away...

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