"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 10 5/8" W. CONDITION: Foxing around edges of sheet. 3/8" black ink spot, lower right edge of sheet. 5 1/2" area of water damage, lower left corner of sheet. Four perforations, across top edge of sheet. Foxing spots, ink spot, and water damage visible en verso.
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