A MAP OF THE TENNASSEE [sic] GOVERNMENT, 1794, by Jedidiah Morse, published by John Stockdale, London, 1794. Rare. From the book "The American Geography" by Jedidiah Morse. Copper plate engraving depicting Tennessee and the surrounding states with early cities and towns, including Nashville, Knoxville, Clarksville, roads, rivers, and other bodies of water; does not show boundary lines. Title, lower right, scale of miles, top right. "Longitude We[s]t from London" lower left. Map surrounded by scale notations and a line border. Conservator label and additional information, en verso. Matted and housed under glass in a wooden frame. Image – 6 3/4" H x 9 1/4" W. Sight – 7 1/4" H x 9 5/8" W. Framed – 12 1/8" H x 15 1/8" W. Late 18th century. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. Likely deacidified by David Lloyd Swift in the late 20th century. Areas of light foxing. Not examined outside of frame.
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