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Title:[Detail of map indicating the Overhill Cherokee Village of Tomotley] / [John Gerrard William De Brahm] : a machine-readable transcription
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Summary :This is a photograph of John Gerrard William De Brahm's map detail of the area of the Little Tennessee River Valley containing the Overhill Cherokee village of Tomotley. De Brahm spent time in Tomotley as the guest of Chief Ostenaco in 1756 and contributed to the design and building of Fort Loudoun, 1756-1759. In 1773 DeBrahm completed his "Report of the General Survey in the Southern District of North America" which includes information he gathered about the Cherokees while he lived among them.
Collection :Frank H. McClung Museum Photographic Collection
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Detail of John Gerrard William De Brahm's map of an area of the Little Tennessee River Valley, showing the Overhill Cherokee Village of Tomotley. De Brahm stayed here as a guest of Chief Ostenaco in 1756. De Brahm was a British military engineer who contributed to the design of Ft. Loudoun, 1756-1759. This map is published in DeVorsey, L. Jr. 1971. DeBrahm's Report of the Great Survey in the General Survey in the Southern District of North America, University of South Carolina Press, Columbia, SC. This information was provided by the Frank H. McClung Museum.
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