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Title
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 Excellcy. George Washington, late Commander in Chief of their Army / by their humble servant, John Filson
Creator
Filson, John, ca. 1747-1788, cartographer
Pursell, Henry D., engraver
Contributor
[Library of Congress. Map Division], publisher
Rook, Ternon, 1765?-1809
Date Created and/or Issued
1930
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Maps
Rights Information
For information on use of Digital Library materials, please see Library Rights and Permissions: https://www.huntington.org/library-rights-permissions
Description
No old shelf mark. This photocopy came from the Library of Congress as an exchange arranged by Linn R. Blanchard 5/29/30. Note says: "Filson's Discovery 2 maps. We have photostat (E128400) of this map on our copy of Filson (142577)." For a later version of the original (1793), see RB 105:468. Two stamps: Library of Congress Map Division Jan 6, 1908. April 19, 1930. Prime meridian: Philadelphia. Relief: pictorial. Graphic Scale: Miles. Projection: Cylindrical. Printing Process: photo reproduction.
Type
image
Format
image/jpeg
Extent
1 map 48 x 44 cm., sheet 56 x 46 cm.
Identifier
ephMPKY0001
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll4/id/6946
Language
English
Subject
Kentucky--Maps--Early works to 1800--Facsimiles
Time Period
1784
Place
North America United States Kentucky
W 89°
W 87°/N 37°
N 38°
Source
Huntington Rare Book Maps
Maps, Huntington Digital Library
Relation
105:468 ephMPKY0002

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