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


  • 1784


  • Pursell, Henry D..


  • English



  • 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.

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