A MAP OF THE STATE OF KENTUCKY WITH THE ADJOINING TERRITORIES by J. Russell, 1794. London: H.D. Symonds. Also known as the earliest reliable map of Tennessee, the majority of which is labeled the "Southwestern Territory- Tennessee Government". "Tennessee County" and "Davidson County" are named, as is "Summer (Sumner) County," and Knoxville. North of the Ohio River is part of the Northwest Territory, with Fort Washington shown. The area south of Tennessee and Davidson Counties, is "Reserved for the North Carolina Troops," land grants for Revolutionary War service. Part of Georgia and South Carolina also shown. The Kentucky area is shown divided into ten counties: Woodford, Bourbon, Jefferson, Fayette, Mason, Madison, Mercer, Lincoln, Nelson and Logan Counties. J. Whatman 1794 watermark upper left, light hand coloring. Encapsulated (not laminated) and matted. Scarce. Image – 15" H x 17 3/4" W. Sheet – 16 1/4" H x 18 7/8" W. Mat – 19 7/8" H x 24" w. CONDITION: Several tape repairs at seams visible en verso. Light toning.
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