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A MAP OF THE TENNASSEE[sic] GOVERNMENT FROM THE LATEST SURVEYS, 1799, engraved for John Payne's NEW AND COMPLETE UNIVERSAL GEOGRAPHY, published by John Low, New York, 1799. This early copperplate engraved map of Tennessee depicts Knoxville, Nashville, and "Clerksville" (Clarksville); Memphis, which had not been founded yet, is in an area noted as "Light soil, long grass, little timber". Native American sites and villages such as Creeks Crossing Place and Cherokee are listed, along with Grandfather's Mountain, Great Iron Mountain, various rivers, and other geographical landmarks. Title, lower right, reference table and scale of miles, lower left. Surrounded by scale notations and a line border. Housed and matted under glass in a wooden frame. Image: 7" H x 15 1/8" W. Sight: 7 1/2" H x 15 1/2" W. Framed: 11 1/4" H x 19 1/4" W.
PROVENANCE: Private Nashville, TN Collection.
CONDITION: Overall good condition with areas of toning/toning impressions, acid burn, and scattered minute foxing spots to be expected from age. Not examined outside of frame.