"The State of Kentucky with Adjoining Territories" Map, by John Payne, engraved by John Scoles, published by John Low, New York, 1800. From "A New and Complete System of Universal Geography" by John Payne. Copper plate engraving of Kentucky and the surrounding areas including the "Northwestern Territory" of Illinois and Virginia and the "Southwestern Territory" including the "Tennessee Government", parts of Georgia and South Carolina depicting towns and roads, county lines, names of counties, rivers, mountains, and forts. Title, lower left. "Long W from Phila.", top right above map, "West from London", lower left below map. Map surrounded by scale notations and line border. Image – 7 3/8" H x 8 1/2" W. Sheet – 8 1/2" H x 10 1/2" W. Early 19th century. Provenance: Collection of Charles and Ann Wells, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: Toning impression of map on surface of sheet. Slight toning on edges of map. Minute foxing spots on surface of map. Left edge of sheet rough from removal from book. Toning, foxing spots visible en verso.
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