"A Map of the Tennassee [sic] Government from the latest Surveys 1810", by John Payne, published by E. Low, New York, 1811. From "A New and Complete Universal Geography", Vol. IV, by John Payne. Copper plate engraving of early Tennessee depicting early towns and roads, including Knoxville, Nashville, and "Clerksville" (Clarksville), Native American towns and roads, boundary lines, rivers, mountain ranges, and remarks about the land including the inscription "Light Soil Long Grass. Little Timber. Broken Ground. on the Heads of these Rivers." vertical across the area of Western Tennessee. Title, lower right, references and scale of miles, lower left. "Long. W. from Philada." top right above map. Map surrounded by scale notations and line border. Image – 6 7/8" H x 15" W. Sheet – 10" H x 16" W. Early 19th century. Provenance: Collection of Charles and Ann Wells, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: Areas of toning, largest 4" top left, on surface of sheet. Toning impression of text page visible on left side of sheet. Black scuffs, top left corner of plate impression. Tears, largest 1/4", lower right edge of sheet. Areas of toning, toning impression of text page, visible en verso.