Virginia (western part, i.e., Kentucky)

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Map of Virginia at the time of the ratification of the Constitution, showing counties, roads, paths, towns, forts, salt springs, mills, wigwams, and American-Indian claimed territory, with explanatory notes on road and river conditions. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:633,600] (10 miles to the inch).

Physical Description

1 map : hand col. ; 60 x 44 cm.

Creation Information

Filsom, John; Pursell, Henry D. & Rook, T. 1937.

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  • Geological Survey (U.S.)
    Publisher Info: Reprinted 1937, by U.S. Geological Survey.
    Place of Publication: [Washington, D.C.]

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  • Main Title: Virginia (western part, i.e., Kentucky)
  • Added Title: Virginia at the time of the ratification of the Constitution, from 1784 and 1789 maps in the Library of Congress at Washington.

Description

Map of Virginia at the time of the ratification of the Constitution, showing counties, roads, paths, towns, forts, salt springs, mills, wigwams, and American-Indian claimed territory, with explanatory notes on road and river conditions. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:633,600] (10 miles to the inch).

Physical Description

1 map : hand col. ; 60 x 44 cm.

Notes

Original title: "New Map of the States of Georgia, South and North Carolina, Virgina, and Maryland, Including the Spanish Provinces of West and East Florida From the latest surveys."

Original dedication: "This Map of Kentucke, Drawn from actual Observations is inscribed with the most perfect respect to the Honorable, the Congress of the United States of America; and to his Excellency George Washington last Commander in Chief of their Army. By their Humble Servant, John Filsom."

Original publication information: "Philadelphia. Engraved by Henry D. Pursell & Printed by T. Rook for the Author 1784."

"While this work shall live, this inscription remains a monument of the gratitude of the author, to Colonels Dan. Boon, Levi Todd, & Jas. Harrod, Captains Christopher Greenhoop, Ino. Cowan, & Wm. Kennedy, Esq. of Kentucke: for the distinguished assistance, with which they have honored him, in its composition: & a testimony that it has received the approbation of those who he is justly esteems, the best qualified to judge of it merit."

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  • Accession or Local Control No: HSU-0307002084027
  • Accession or Local Control No: 8.A.16
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth493452

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Abilene Library Consortium

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Jesse Wallace Williams Map Collection

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  • 1937

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  • Sept. 14, 2014, 9:49 a.m.

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  • Jan. 9, 2015, 9:44 a.m.

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Filsom, John; Pursell, Henry D. & Rook, T. Virginia (western part, i.e., Kentucky), map, 1937; [Washington, D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth493452/: accessed May 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hardin-Simmons University Library.