18th Century Map Of Tennessee With Native American Land
"Map of the Tennasee Government Formerly Part of North Carolina from the Latest Surveys, 1795," engraved by B. Tanner, published New York, J. Reid, L. Wayland & C. Smith, showing the Missisippi River to the "Apallachian Mountains," part of Kentucky, and numerous Native American landmarks. Areas labeled include Knoxville, Fort Massac, Clarksville, Nashville and South Bounds of Military Reservation, High Broken Ground, Creeks Crossing Place, and Crow, Cherokee, Chota, Talasse, and Coyeta Indian towns. Also depicted are public roads, Indian boundaries, and the width of rivers in yards. Image 7-1/4 x 15-1/4 in., page 9-3/4 x 16-1/8 in. Provenance: Private Middle Tennessee collection, purchased from the 2006 auction of the collection of Dr. and Mrs. Benjamin H. Caldwell.
Overall toning and scattered foxing. Professionally cleaned, deacidified and encapsulated in a clear archival sleeve.