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2024 Winter Fine Art, Antiques & Jewelry (Day 1)

Sat, Jan 27, 2024 09:00AM EST
Lot 513

Joseph Scott 1795 Map, Southwest Territory inc. TN Mero District

Estimate: $300 - $350

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Joseph Scott 1795 colored map titled THE SOUTHWEST TERRITORY, originally published as part of a larger group of 18 small maps in the book "The United States Gazetteer: Containing an Authentic Description of the Several States, their Situation, Extent, Boundaries, and their Respective Counties", Philadelphia: F. and R. Bailey, 1795. This map shows the Mero district, Nashville, Knoxville, Clarksville, and other Tennessee locations such as Ross's Iron Works and the South Boundary Military Reservation; Kentucky to the North and Georgia to the South. The area west of the Mississippi River (including what would later be called Memphis) is shown only as Louisiana. Housed in a gilt and burlwood frame. Image: 6" x 7 1/4", Sight: 6 1/4" x 7 1/2". Framed: 12 1/2" H x 13 1/2" W.


Overall very good condition. Some light overall toning, pencil inscriptions, and one vertical fold. Not examined out of the frame.

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