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Two (2) Early Tennessee and Kentucky maps, including Cyrus Harris, 1796, and Thomas G. Bradford, 1835. 1st item: A MAP OF THE STATE OF KENTUCKY AND THE TENNESSEE GOVERNMENT COMPILED FROM THE BEST AUTHORITIES, by Cyrus Harris, engraved by Amos Doolittle, published by Thomas and Andrews, Boston, 1796. From THE AMERICAN UNIVERSAL GEOGRAPHY by Jedidiah Morse. Copperplate engraving of Kentucky and Tennessee, prior to Tennessee's statehood, depicting early towns and roads, including Nashville and Clarksville, rivers, roads, and boundary lines. Native American boundaries and the Southern boundary of the military reservation set aside for veterans of the North Carolina troops are shown. Roads shown include the "New and Short Road to Virginia." Many forts are indicated including Fort Washington, Fort Massac and Fort Jefferson. Title and scale of miles, lower right, compass rose, top left. "Lon: W. from Philadelphia" lower right below map. Map surrounded by scale notations and line border. Encapsulated (not laminated) in a plastic archival sleeve and hinged mounted to a mat. Image: 7 1/4" H x 11 1/4" W. Plate: 8" H x 12" W. Sheet: 8 3/8" H x 12 1/2" W. Sleeve: 9 5/8" H x 13 3/4" W. Mat: 13 1/2" H x 16 3/8" W. 2nd item: TENNESSEE AND KENTUCKY Map by Thomas G. Bradford, engraved by George W. Boynton, published by William D. Ticknor, Boston, 1835. From A COMPREHENSIVE ATLAS, GEOGRAPHICAL, HISTORICAL & COMMERCIAL by Thomas G. Bradford. Copperplate engraving with hand-colored outlines of Tennessee and Kentucky depicting towns and roads including Murfreesboro as the Tennessee state capital, county lines, names of counties, rivers, mountains, and a notation on the location of the "Cherokee Indians," lower right of state of Tennessee. Title and scale of miles, top left. "Longitude West from Washington", centered below map, "Longitude West from London", centered below map. Map surrounded by scale notations and triple line border. Encapsulated (not laminated) in a plastic archival sleeve. Image: 7 3/8" H x 9 7/8" W. Plate: 9" H x 11 1/2" W. Sheet: 10 1/8" H x 13 1/8" W. Sheet: 10 1/8" H x 13 1/8" W. Sleeve: 10 5/8" H x 13 7/8" W. Condition: 1st item: Overall good condition with scattered foxing spots, handling stains, areas of dampstaining, largest 3 3/4". Pencil inscription, lower right below image. Areas of loss, largest 2 3/4", to edges of sheet. Likely deacidified by David Lloyd Swift in the late 20th century. Adhered to rice paper backing. Sheet has been cut down. 2nd item: Overall good condition with scattered foxing spots, largest 1/4". Pencil inscription en verso. David Lloyd Swift label indicates that the map was professionally encapsulated, cleaned, and deacidified in 1996.