- Feb 15, 2010
- Reaction score
- New England Australia
"There was Dry leaves and sticks under our shelter. I stoped the tuch hole of my gun with tallow and then did ketch fire and we made up a fire and Dryed our selves."
Westward Into Kentucky, Daniel Trabue, 1779:
“…he was left to amuse himself all night a long side his fier (fire) which he made with his gun.” ~A. McKenzie, 1804.