Auction 129, Lot 212

"A Map of the State of Kentucky and the Tennessee Government compiled from the Best Authorities by Cyrus Harris", Morse, Jedidiah (Rev.)

Subject: Southern United States - Tennessee and Kentucky

Period: 1797 (circa)

Publication: Morse's Universal Geography

Color: Hand Color

11.5 x 7.5 inches
29.2 x 19.1 cm

This very early map shows some topographical features, villages and a few roads. The "New & Short Road" to Virginia crosses the Big Sandy River at Vancouver. It names Clarksville, Nashville, Lexington, Bards Town, Harrods Town, Danville, the Forts Hamilton, Washington, Massac, the Harmons Station and much more. Published by Thomas & Andrews, Boston, and engraved by Amos Doolittle. Title is in a simple oval shaped cartouche.

References: Wheat & Brun #645.

Condition: B+

Some minor tears into the borders have been repaired.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $425

Closed on 9/23/2009