• Tennessee

    Map of Tennessee originally published in “A new and elegant general atlas” depicting Tennessee in the 1790s. Map shows counties, Indian lines, settlements, rivers, the Mero District and the Washington…

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  • A general map of the state of Tennessee to 1799

    Lee, James D. (James Daniel), 1933

    A general map of Tennessee drawn by James Daniel Lee. Shows "a list of trails: explorers, Indian, and military," various Indian population reports, and historical information. Inset map of Watauga Set…

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  • Tennessee (1825)

    Map of Tennessee with different colored counties showing towns, streams, principal roads and Cherokee lands. The West Tennessee counties have assumed roughly their modern configurations. Aside from a…

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  • The state of Tennessee

    Carey, Mathew, 1760-1839

    A color annotated map of Tennessee in 1796 taken from Mathew Carey's General Atlas. This topographical map shows the new state as two non-contiguous parts: the Mero District (Tennessee, Davidson and S…

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  • Tennessee.

    Lucas, Fielding, Jr., 1781-1854

    A color map showing Tennessee roughly at the time of statehood in 1796, drawn by Lucas Fielding. This topographical map shows early counties, roads (including the Natchez Trace), crossings on the Tenn…

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  • The state of Tennessee

    Carey, Mathew, 1760-1839

    A color annotated map of Tennessee in 1796 taken from Mathew Carey's General Atlas. This topographical map shows the new state as two non-contiguous parts: the Mero District (Tennessee, Davidson and S…

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  • Map of Tennessee (1818)

    Melish, John, 1771-1822, Strothers, John, Jr

    This beautifully colored map of Tennessee constructed by John Melish from the surveys of John Strothers following the War of 1812. Shows early county lines and Indian boundaries prior to Jackson's Tre…

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  • Aboriginal Map of Tennessee

    Composite map showing stations and settlements of East Tennessee, the North Carolina Military Reservation of 1783, the Congressional Reservation of 1808, and the Western Purchase of 1818. The map's ch…

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  • Map of the State of Tennessee taken from survey by Matthew Rhea (1832)

    Rhea, Matthew

    This is the best overall map of Tennessee in the early national period. It shows counties, stage roads, Indian boundary lines, old forts, Indian villages, mills, iron works as well as streams, settlem…

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  • Tennessee (1826)

    Lucas, Fielding, Jr., 1781-1854

    A color map depicting Tennessee around 1826, soon after the cession by treaty of Chickasaw lands between the Tennessee and Mississippi Rivers and Cherokee lands in East Tennessee. Counties are outline…

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