"A Map of The Tennassee [sic] Government formerly Part of North Carolina taken Chiefly from Surveys By Genl. D. Smith & others" drawn by Daniel Smith, engraved by Joseph T. Scott, published by Matthew Carey, Philadelphia, 1795. From "General Atlas For Carey's Edition Of Guthrie's Geography Improved" by Matthew Carey. Copper plate engraving of Tennessee depicting early towns, including Knoxville and Clarksville, rivers and other bodies of water, mountains, forts, and other points of interest including Cherokee Towns such as Nickajack and Crow Town, Ross's Ironworks, and notations regarding the land. Title, lower right, scale of miles, lower left. "Lon. W. from Philada", top right above map. Map surrounded by scale notations and line border. Image – 9 1/2" H x 20 3/8" W. Plate – 10 1/4" H x 21 1/8" W. Sheet – 14 3/4" H x 22 1/8" W. Provenance: Property of a private Knoxville, Tennessee collection. CONDITION: Overall good condition. Two tears, repaired with rice paper and wheat paste, largest 6 1/2", lower right and left. Minor toning, dampstaining, pinpricks, foxing spots, tears, edges of sheet.
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