Map of the State of Kentucky with the Adjoining Territories 1795 engraved by A. Anderson, published by John Reid, New York, 1796. From "The American Atlas" by John Reid, based on maps by John Russell that accompanied William Winterbotham's "Historical, Geographical, Commercial and Philosophical View of the United States of America". J Kool watermark, center right. Copper plate with hand coloring depicting Kentucky, showing primarily the region around the Ohio and Tennessee Rivers, from northern Georgia to Western Territory. Includes most of Tennessee, referred to as the "Southwestern Territory" on this map. North of the Ohio River is part of the Northwest Territory, with Fort Washington shown. South of Tennessee and Davidson Counties, is "Reserved for the North Carolina Troops" land grants for Revolutionary War service. Also depicts early towns and roads, including Nashville and Knoxville, rivers, mountain ranges, roads, boundary lines, counties, court houses, and other areas of interest including New Madrid and Harman Station, the first permanent settlement in eastern Kentucky. Map surrounded by scale notations and line border. Housed in a mat and encapsulated (not laminated) in plastic. Image – 14 7/8" H x 17 1/2" W. Sheet – 16 3/8" H x 20 1/8" W. Mat – 23 3/8" H x 27 1/2" W. Late 18th century. CONDITION: Overall good condition with toning, foxing spots, 3/4" x 3/4" area of lower right corner missing. Few stains, largest 3/4", visible en verso with two pieces of archival tape repair along center fold line, largest 4 1/4". Pencil and ink notations, retail sticker, and ink stamp, en verso of mat.
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