Are you vetting your sources like this Daniel Boone example?

+16 votes
Here is an excellent article on the process historians went through to get to the truth of Daniel Boone.  How they had to sort out Myths vs Realities and the complexities of identifying primary sources.  Notice how many "sources" refer to one original source.  

Are you vetting your sources to find the truth?
WikiTree profile: Daniel Boone
in The Tree House by Michael Stills G2G6 Pilot (471k points)

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+3 votes
Thanks for the link Michael
by Anonymous Roach G2G6 Pilot (186k points)
+2 votes
Excellent reading. I am a "stickler" for sources. I do have some books that I utilize, but within those, only specific pages that back up other sources.
by Sheri Taylor G2G6 Mach 2 (25.0k points)

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