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A MAP OF THE TENNASSEE GOVERNMENT FROM THE LATEST SURVEYS, 1799, Engraved for Payne's Geography. This early map of Tennessee depicts Knoxville, Nashville, and "Clerksville" (Clarksville); Memphis, which had not been founded yet, is in an area noted as "Light soil, long grass, little timber". Native American sites and villages such as Creeks Crossing Place and Cherokee are listed, along with Grandfather's Mountain, Great Iron Mountain, various rivers, and other geographical landmarks. 16-1/4" x 8-1/4", unframed. New mat included, 19-3/4" x 11-3/4". This map appeared in Volume IV of John Payne's New and Complete Universal Geography, published in New York in 1799, three years after Tennessee was founded. CONDITION: Margins trimmed with losses to right side not affecting image (left margin intact), folds with one 1/2" tear at one fold, not affecting image, light toning and some scattered tiny stains to margin.