Kentucky map, "The State of Kentucky with Adjoining Territories", 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 with hand coloring 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 including the Red Foot River in West Tennessee, 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. David Lloyd Swift Paper Conservator, Nashville, TN label and additional information, en verso. Encapsulated in a plastic archival sleeve and housed in a matte. Image – 7 1/2" H x 8 5/8" W. Sheet – 8 5/8" H x 10 1/4" W. Early 19th century. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. David Lloyd Swift label indicates that the map was professionally cleaned and deacidified in the late 20th century.
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