A MAP OF THE STATES OF VIRGINIA, NORTH CAROLINA, SOUTH CAROLINA, AND GEORGIA by Joseph Purcell, engraved by W. Harrison, for Morse's Geography byJedidiah Morse, published by John Stockdale, London, 1792.Rare copperplate engraved map showing the "State of Franklin" – which would later become East Tennessee- and Nashville within the state of North Carolina, surrounded by Southern States, includingMaryland, Virginia, Georgia, South Carolina, and West and East Florida, with Louisiana Spanishterritory, left, and "New States," above.Cities, from Baltimore to St. Augustine, towns,counties, bodies of water, and other areas of interest, including the locations of Native American tribes, including the Cherokee Northeast Georgia, Indian Trade paths, the Seven Ranges, Ekanfanoka Swamp (Okefenokee), Port Vincient (Vincennes), The Ohio Company, New Jersey Company and Illinois Company Lands, the Donation Lands of the Commonwealth of Virginia, are labelled. Title, lower right, explanation and scale of miles, top right. Map surrounded by scale notations and a line border.Encapsulated (not laminated) in a plastic archival sleeve and secured to a mat. Plate – 13" H x 15 1/8" W Sheet – 15 3/8" H x 17 5/8" W. Sight – 13 3/4" H x 16 1/4" W. Mat – 20 1/4" H x 27 1/4" W. Late 18th century. CONDITION: Overall good condition with toning, minute foxing spots. Areas of white archival tape repair, largest 17 1/2" x 1", primarily to fold lines, visible en verso.David Lloyd Swift label indicates that the map was professionally encapsulated, cleaned, and deacidified in 1994.
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