• Map of Dyer County, Tennessee (1836)

    Hand-drawn map of Dyer County showing civil districts, rivers, creeks, and lakes. Wood Lake, the remnant of a much longer waterway apparently created in the wake of the 1812-13 New Madrid earthquakes…

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  • A map of the Tennassee government formerly part of North Carolina

    Smith, Daniel, 1748-1818

    A map of the Tennessee (note the spelling of Tennassee) government, formerly part of North Carolina taken chiefly from surveys by Genel. D[aniel] Smith and others for the American Edition of Guthrie's…

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  • Map of the state of Florida (1856)

    Highly detailed map of Florida made by the Bureau of Topographical Engineers. It shows the township and range grid, roads, railroads, canals, cities, forts, and counties. Geographic features include r…

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  • Map of the seat of war in Europe

    Map of Central Europe depicting the political and geographic landscape of the Austro-Prussian War. It shows the political borders of a pre-unified Germany, Prussia, Austria-Hungary, Poland, Netherland…

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  • Montgomery County, Tennessee soil map (1901)

    A 1901 map of Montgomery County (Tenn.) surveyed by J.E. Lapham and M.F. Miller with the base map being drawn from a county map. This detailed map shows soil types by color, house structures, streams…

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  • Map of Weakley County, Tennessee showing civil districts (1836)

    Hand-drawn map of Weakley County outlining the newly established civil districts as well as the township and range grid. Dresden is the large town centered on the map. Creeks and forks of the Obion Ri…

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  • Map of Jackson County

    Tennessee. Division of Geology

    This map of Jackson County shows roads, railroads, residences, county lines, and civil district lines. Geographic features such as rivers, creeks and streams are depicted. Map shows county seat of Gai…

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  • Letter from Thomas Williams to General John Coffee regarding suggestions for stipulations to offer the Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians in Mississippi

    Williams, Thomas

    In this letter, Thomas Williams writes to General John Coffee to offer his suggestions about the land in Mississippi held by Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians. He begins by acknowledging Coffee, as a Comm…

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  • Putnam County, Tennessee soil map (1912)

    A 1912 color soil map of Putnam County (Tenn.) surveyed by C. S. Waldrop. In addition to soil types by color, this detailed map shows house structures, county boundary lines and sections of the Tennes…

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  • Tennessee border

    Black and white photograph showing the divide between Tennessee and North Carolina looking northeast at 5,000 ft. elevation, near Greeneville. The clouds in the sky are visible above several mountain…

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  • North America

    Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d', 1697-1782, Jefferys, Thomas, -1771

    This is the third version of this map published by Jefferys. It depicts the English colonies on the eve of the revolution. Colonial boundaries are hand-colored, and, as in Dunn's map, New England is c…

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  • A map of Kincardineshire, Scotland (1776, repr. 1797)

    Garden, William, active 1771-1806

    Highly detailed map of the county of Kincardineshire, Scotland. The legend indicates various broken lines for the boundaries of parishes, estates, and parishes and estates. Cities, lochs, rivers, road…

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  • Map of Northwest Tennessee (approximately 1832)

    Rhea, Matthew, 1795-1870

    Hand-drawn map by cartographer Matthew Rhea showing "Obyon,""Weakly" and Dyer counties with the northern part of Gibson County. Map contains details of roads, creeks, rivers and "flooded land" east of…

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  • Overton County, Tennessee

    Hand-drawn map of Overton County, Tennessee with county boundary survey notes included. Monroe sits at the center of the county and most of the drawn roads stem from the town. Roaring River, Wolf Rive…

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  • A new and accurate chart of the West Indies

    Bowen, Emanuel, -1767

    Map of the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America, and parts of North and South America that details islands, coastlines, and trade routes. The southeast is shown without much detail. Some rivers, forts,…

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  • Washington County, Tennessee, showing civil districts (1836)

    Map and field call description of Washington County civil district boundaries. Each district is named and numbered. County lines are drawn. Other features include Looking Glass Mountain, the Watauga R…

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  • Map of North Carolina in 1783: showing counties, towns, and principal roads

    Myers, E. W. (Edward W.)

    This turn of the century map depicts North Carolina in 1783. It shows counties, cities, towns, roads, rivers, and some court houses. Inset shows Western part of North Carolina, which included the coun…

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  • Montgomery County, Tennessee

    Hand-drawn map of Montgomery County. Part of the map is partially faded, a tactic Matthew Rhea typically employed to show peripheral details, however has drawn in key points on this particular renderi…

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  • Bedford County, Tennessee

    Hand-drawn map of Bedford County, Tennessee, with county borders hand colored in yellow. Shelbyville, Cornerville, Farmington, Gideonville, and Fort Nash are all deonted. The Duck River and its many t…

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