"A Map of the State of Kentucky and the Tennessee Government Compiled from the Best Authorities", by Cyrus Harris, engraved by Amos Doolittle, published by Thomas and Andrews, Boston, 1796. From "The American Universal Geography" by Jedidiah Morse. Copper plate engraving of Kentucky and Tennessee depicting early towns and roads, including Nashville and Clarksville, rivers, roads, and boundary lines. Native American boundaries and the Southern boundary of the military reservation set aside for veterans of the North Carolina troops are shown. Roads shown include the "New and Short Road to Virginia". Many forts are indicated including Fort Washington, Fort Massac and Fort Jefferson. Title and scale of miles, lower right, compass rose, top left. "Lon: W. from Philadelphia" lower right below map. Map surrounded by scale notations and line border. Housed in a matte and encapsulated in plastic, housed under glass in a red painted wooden frame. Image – 7 3/4" H x 11 1/2" W. Sight – 8" H x 12 1/8" W. Framed – 15 3/8" H x 19 5/8" W. Late 18th century. CONDITION: Overall good condition with toning. Not examined out of frame.
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