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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, for "General Atlas For Carey's Edition Of Guthrie's Geography Improved" published by Matthew Carey, Philadelphia, 1795. Copper plate engraving on laid paper with hand-coloring of Tennessee depicting early towns–including Knoxville and Clarksville–rivers and other bodies of water, mountains, forts, and other points of interest including Ross's Ironworks and Cherokee towns such as Nickajack and Crow Town, as well as 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. Three paper ephemera items, including one Old Print Exchange, New York City label, regarding the map affixed en verso of frame. Housed and matted under glass in an ebonized wooden frame with gilt trim. Image: 9 1/2" H x 20 3/8" W. Sight: 10 1/4" H x 21 1/8" W. Framed: 17 1/2" H x 28 1/2" W. Circa 1795.
CONDITION: Overall toning, areas of dampstaining, largest 10 1/2" x 6 1/4", tears, largest 2 1/4", to fold lines, 1/4" x 1/2" area of loss, top right above image. Not examined outside of frame. Frame with minor areas of loss to paint.