Lot 84: Kentucky and Tennessee Map, 1796 Harris
22 October 2016
Knoxville , TN, USALive Auction
Description: Cyrus Harris, "A Map of the State of Kentucky and the Tennessee Government Compiled from the Best Authorities," from Jedidiah Morse's The American Universal Geography. Boston: Thomas and Andrews, 1796. Engraving by Amos Doolittle. Indian boundaries and the Southern boundary of the military reservation set aside for veterans of the North Carolina troops are shown. Roads shown include the "New and Short Road to Virginia." Many forts are indicated including Fort Washington, Fort Massac and Fort Jefferson. Image - 7 1/2" H x 11 1/2" W. Plate - 8 1/8" H x 11 7/8" W. Sheet - 8 1/4" H x 12 1/2" W. Collection of Charles and Ann Wells, Nashville, Tennessee. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com)
Condition Report: Impression of map visible left and middle of paper. Toning and foxing spots, largest 1" top left. 1/2" paper rip, bottom right edge.