Map 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.

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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.
Contributor Names
Filson, John, approximately 1747-1788.
Pursell, Henry D.
Rook, Ternon, 1765?-1809.
Created / Published
Philad[elphi]a, 1784.
Subject Headings
-  Kentucky--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  United States--Kentucky
Notes
-  Scale 1:633,600; 10 miles to an in.
-  Hand colored.
-  Relief shown pictorially.
-  Prime meridian: Philadelphia.
-  Includes inscriptions.
-  LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 792
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Vault
-  AACR2
Medium
col. map 51 x 46 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G3950 1784 .F5
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3950.ar079200
Library of Congress Control Number
gm72003144
Language
English
Online Format
image
Description
Scale 1:633,600; 10 miles to an in. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Philadelphia. Includes inscriptions. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 792 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
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https://lccn.loc.gov/gm72003144
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Chicago citation style:

Filson, John, Approximately, Henry D Pursell, and Ternon Rook. 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. [PhiladElphia, 1784] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/gm72003144/.

APA citation style:

Filson, J., Pursell, H. D. & Rook, T. (1784) 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. [PhiladElphia] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gm72003144/.

MLA citation style:

Filson, John, Approximately, Henry D Pursell, and Ternon Rook. 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. [PhiladElphia, 1784] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/gm72003144/>.

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