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Auction 118, Lot 387

"S.W. Territory", Scott, Joseph

Subject: Tennessee

Period: 1795 (circa)

Publication: United States Gazetteer

Color: Black & White

Size:
7.5 x 6 inches
19.1 x 15.2 cm

This is the first state of this early U.S. produced map. Details include settlements and some topographical information. The Mero district is located and divided into three counties: Sumner, Davidson, and Tennassee. Nashville is here called Naskville. Later states of this map change the title to "Tennassee."

References: Wheat & Brun 651.

Condition: B

With some offsetting or foxing. Left border is ragged and narrow, up to 1/8", from indelicate handling.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $375

Closed on 3/6/2007

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