Tennessee text

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Tennessee text

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Tennessee is the second shield-like textual arrangement in Henshaw's book. Somewhat oddly, for a land-locked state, it is topped with a decorative anchor.

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Frances Alsop Henshaw

Source

Library of David Rumsey, Pub List No. 2501.000

Date

April 29, 1823

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Tennessee

Tennessee was formerly part of North Carolina and was ceded by that state to the United States in 1789. It was admitted into the Union as one of the states in 1796 +++++ On the Enchanted Mountains there are on several rocks a number of impressions resembling the tracks of Turkeys Bears Horses & human beings...

bounded North by KENTUCKY West by ARKANSAW South by MISSISSIPPI East by N CAROLINA

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Frances Alsop Henshaw, “Tennessee text,” Inventing the Map (with Neatline), accessed December 18, 2017, http://henshaw.neatline.org/items/show/38.