Wilkinson, The United States of America Confirmed by Treaty 1783. London, 1806. 9½ x 11¼. Original color. Fine. Names Franklinia in what is now eastern Tennessee, an area where the inhabitants unsuccessfully attempted to form a state named for Benjamin Franklin. An area captioned "Indiana" is in western Virginia and is not the state formed from the Northwest Territory. Dotson 23. Sold
For a more information on maps of the State of Franklin, see Eliane Dotson's article in Old World Auctions' June 2015 Newsletter. (http://www.oldworldauctions.com/newsletterarchive.asp)
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