xt74mw28bj6r_1 https://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt74mw28bj6r/data/mets.xml https://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt74mw28bj6r/data/2013ms0483.dao.xml Pursell, Henry D. 17841793 0.1 Cubic feet 2 items John Filson (ca. 1747-1788), a surveyor in Lexington, published the first book about Kentucky entitled Discovery, Settlement and Present State of Kentucke, in 1784.The Filson maps of Kentucky include two 18th century maps of Kentucky as observed by John Filson. archival material English University of Kentucky This digital resource may be freely searched and displayed.  Permission must be received for subsequent distribution in print or electronically.  Physical rights are retained by the owning repository.  Copyright is retained in accordance with U. S. copyright laws.  For information about permissions to reproduce or publish, contact the Special Collections Research Center. Filson maps of Kentucky Land settlement--Kentucky. 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 late Commander in Chief of their Army. By their humble servant, John Filson text 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 late Commander in Chief of their Army. By their humble servant, John Filson 2014 1784 1784 section false xt74mw28bj6r_1 xt74mw28bj6r