Filson’s Survey of Kentucky (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

Filson's Survey of Kentucky (1784)
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Date: 1784
Author: John Filson
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Source: Library of Congress
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In this 18th-Century survey of Kentucky John Filson's rivers are suspiciously harmonious in their librations.

Suspicious, I tell you. John -- level with me, here... how thorough was your survey?

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