"Tennessee" Map, drawn by Samuel Lewis, engraved by Alexander Lawson, published by John Conrad and Company, Philadelphia, 1804. From "A New And Elegant General Atlas: Comprising All the New Discoveries, to the Present Time: Containing Sixty-Five Maps" by Aaron Arrowsmith and Samuel Lewis. Copper plate engraving of early Tennessee depicting early towns and roads, including Knoxville and Clarksville, county lines and Native American lines, names of counties, rivers, mountains, and remarks about the land including the inscription "Low Broken Ground" vertical across the area of Western Tennessee. Title and scale of miles, top center, legend, lower right. "Longitude W. from Philada." centered above map, "Long. W. from London" centered below map. Map surrounded by scale notations and double line border. Image – 8" H x 9 3/4" W. Sheet – 9" H x 11" W. Early 19th century. Provenance: Collection of Charles and Ann Wells, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: Areas of toning, foxing, largest 3/4" lower left edge, on surface of sheet. Four perforations across lower edge of sheet. Foxing spots visible en verso.
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