Auction 122, Lot 287

"Tennassee", Scott, Joseph

Subject: Tennessee

Period: 1800 (circa)

Publication: The New and Universal Gazetteer

Color: Black & White

7.5 x 6 inches
19.1 x 15.2 cm

A charming second state of this early American-produced copper engraved map. The central area, called "Mero District", is comprised of Tennassee, Davidson and Sumner Counties. This district also locates the "S. Boundary Military Reservation." Fort Massac is shown on the Ohio River, and there is a note describing the way to Pensacola as being "nearly level" near Knoxville. The map includes a portion of the adjoining states of Kentucky and Georgia.

References: Wheat & Brun #651.

Condition: B+

There is some uneven toning and the original margin is trimmed to the neatline at upper right.

Estimate: $250 - $350

Sold for: $600

Closed on 12/5/2007