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  • Collection: Robert A. McGaw Collection

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/MS0274-DV-McGaw_Map-April_26_1834.jpg
This map, drawn by Randolph Coyle, was made to accompany a report on the improvement of the Cumberland River for the navigation of it by steamboats in obedience to a resolution of Congress date April 26, 1834. Before the development of steamboats,…

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/MS0274-DV-McGAW_Map_64.jpg
This map, published by Walker and James and engraved by William Keenan,was taken from J.G.M Ramsey's Annals of Tennessee. It shows the state east of the Tennessee River, including the "Army Route," Robertson's Route" and the "Great Indian War Path."…

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/MS0274-DV-McGAW_Map_25-1810.jpg
This map of Tennessee was published by Esther Prentiss Low as part of The New and Complete American Encyclopedia... (aka Well's Encyclopedia). Esther ran the New York printing company for her husband John, who died during the six-year project. While…

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/0632014.jpg
This map, done by cartographer Joseph Purcell, was published in 1792. This map is part of the Robert A. McGaw Collection at Vanderbilt Library Special Collections. The subject of this map is the states of Virginia, North Carolina, and Georgia, with a…
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