"A Map of the State of Kentucky and the Tennessee Government Compiled from the Best Authorities by Cyrus Harris", Morse, Jedidiah (Rev.)
Subject: Kentucky & Tennessee
Period: 1796 (published)
Publication: The American Universal Geography
Color: Black & White
11.4 x 7.8 inches
29 x 19.8 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, and the Harmons Station. Published by Thomas & Andrews, Boston, and engraved by Amos Doolittle. Title is in a simple oval shaped cartouche.
References: McCorkle (18th C. Geography) #304-13; Wheat & Brun #645.
Issued folding and now flattened and backed with tissue. There is light toning and minor soiling in the left blank margin.