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  • Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia : ceded by the states of Virginia and Maryland to the United States of America, and by them established as the ...

    Reprint of the Andrew Ellicott 1792 map of Washington D.C. At head of title: To front p. 636. At bottom: Engraved for Encyclopædia Perthensis. Differs from other 1792 ed. (76-696408) in having the Encyclopædia Perthensis statement at bottom of plate. At upper right: Plate III. Watermark: 1794. Includes text. LC copy backed with rice paper [?], has paper strip affixed to verso, trimmed. Available ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1794
  • Ierusalem.

    Relief shown pictorially. Includes index. Includes nine illustrations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Jagen, Jan Van
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 177?
  • Hamburgh in red, the city in green : [Washington D.C.].

    Partial cadastral map showing Washington D.C. street system superimposed on the earlier Hamburg street plan. Shows Hamburg lots and Washington block numbers and dimensions. Covers area bounded by 27th, H, and 17th streets N.W., and the Potomac waterfront. Black and brown inks, watercolor, and lead pencil. Originally drawn on 5 sheets, assembled to 1, quartered, and mounted on cloth backing. Stained and missing small ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1790
  • Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia : ceded by the states of Virginia and Maryland to the United States of America, and by them established as the ...

    Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also covers Georgetown. Includes text, notes, and coat-of-arms. Soiled, mounted on cloth backing, edged with artificial leather stripping, partially hand col., and annotated in ink: The squares coloured Red and these from which Morris & Nicholson were excluded a right of selection ... Hamburgh. Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia, ceded by the States of Virginia and Maryland to the United States of America, and by them established as the seat ...

    Scale ca. 1:20,000. Has watermarks of 1794 appearing in each corner of the map. Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. "In order to execute this plan, Mr. Ellicott ... made the bases on which the whole plan was executed." Based on Samuel Hill's Plan of the city of Washington, 1792. Same as other 1792 ed. (98-689552) except that it has the statement "Engraved ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1794
  • Indiana Fort Wayne : ms. map of Fort Wayne said to have been made on July 18, 1795, for General Anthony Wayne /

    Pen-and-ink and watercolors. Mounted on cloth backing. "Fort Wayne ... the first American post, built in 1794 and named for Anthony Wayne after his victory at Fallen Timbers, was located across the St. Marys from the old Miami village of Kekionga and the remains of old Fort Miami, at the present intersection of Clay and Berry streets"--Ency. of Historic Forts, p. 281-282. Available also ...

    • Contributor: Neff, P. M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1795
  • [Plan of Kingston] /

    Cadastral map showing lot numbers. Title supplied by cataloger. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Annotated in black ink on verso: No. 73. Plan of Kingston, Jamaica. Includes text and ill. Latin American port cities no. 38

    • Contributor: Hay, Michael
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1745
  • Catalog Record

    [Property survey of that part of Prince Georges County, Maryland, later to become central Washington D.C.]. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Cadastral survey of tracts identified as Duddington Manor, New Troy, Gordons Meadows, Gleanings, Elinor, Bealls Leveles, Duddington Pasture, etc. Photocopy of ms. survey map. Oriented with north to the right. Originally printed on 2 sheets. Includes text and notes. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Typewritten label affixed to cloth backing of LC copy: Photostat from negative in the Department of Justice--an exhibit in ...

    • Contributor: Priggs, John F. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1760
  • Plan of the town of Baltimore and it's [sic] environs.

    Scale ca. 1:9,000. Relief shown by hachures. Pictorial map. Indexed to points of interest. LC copy annotated in pencil. Inscribed "Presented by Robt Bruce Fowler, December 14, 1841" Wheat & Brun. Maps and Charts (1978 ed.) 522 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Contributor: Folie, A. P.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • [Rehe xing gong quan tu].

    Title supplied. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially. Bird's-eye-view. Hummel purchase 1930, no. 9. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy extremely fragile, ORIGINAL MAP CAN NOT BE SHOWN TO ANYONE (TOURS, PUBLIC, ETC), PLEASE REFER TO ONLINE VERSION. Previous call number: G7824.C517A3 1774 .R4 Vault Shelf AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1736
  • Plano de la ciudad de S. Juan de Puerto Rico.

    Oriented with north toward the lower left. Pen-and-ink and watercolors. Indexed. Marbled paper mounted on verso. Date stamped and typewritten printed label mounted on marbled paper: Coleccion: José Ma. López de Asua y Guillamón. Autor [Anónimo]. [Bahia y ciudad de S. Juan de Puerto Rico]. [Mapa manuscrito siglo XVIII]. [3. jun. 1919]. Stamped label annotated in black ink on marbled paper: Ex libris del ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • Plan de la ville et du port de Nangasaki = Grond tékening van de stad en de haven van Nangaski.

    Relief shown pictorially. Gift; 2003; Summit Enterprises, Inc.; Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no.: 2003-080

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 17??
  • [Survey map of part of S.W. and S.E. Washington D.C.].

    Covers area bounded by Q St. S.W./S.E., Anacostia River, S St. S.W., and Potomac River. Shows block outlines and numbers, street center-lines, base points, and dimensions. Does not show lots or land ownership. Title devised by cataloger. In pencil on paper slip affixed to cloth backing: Map found in an old closet in 1859 at Mt. Vernon exhibiting a portion of the city of ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1791
  • Boston, its environs and harbour, with the rebels works raised against that town in 1775,

    Scale ca. 1:24,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 911 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 650/2; 650/3; 651/4; 650/5

    • Contributor: Page, Thomas Hyde
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • [Puerto de Omoa Honduras].

    Shows fortification of San Fernando de Omoa and positions of combatants in attack on the city. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Watermark: J. Whatman. Pen-and-ink and pencil sectioned in 2, mounted on cloth, and edges bound with cloth. Includes indexed list of combatants. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • A plan of Alexandria, now Belhaven.

    Oriented with north to the right. Pen-and-ink. Cadastral map showing lots and lot nos. Includes indexed list of "Proprietors names." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Washington, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1749
  • Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia : ceded by the states of Virginia and Maryland to the United States of America, and by them established as the ...

    Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Watermarks: Budgen, GR, [crown over fleur-de-lis]. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text and notes. LC copies variously soiled, torn, annotated in lead pencil, trimmed, edged with cloth stripping, and mounted on cloth backing. LC copies 1 and 3 have annotated notes on verso, in pencil of the city ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • Plan du Môle St. Nicolas.

    Scale not given. Title from verso. Alternate title from verso: Plan de la ville du Mole. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 471 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1889 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Relief shown by shading and hachures. Depths shown by soundings. French and ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Plan of Savannah & its environs in 1782.

    Scale ca. 1:12,000; 1,000 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • [Territory of Columbia].

    Relief shown by hachures. City boundary labelled: Out lines of the city of Washington with the grand avenues and principal streets leading through the public appropriations. Title from later printed ed. Pen-and-ink and watercolors. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Soiled and fold-lined. Accompanied by positive and negative photocopies of 3 letters dated 1793 relating to the map, 1 of which signed by: ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1793
  • Plan of the town of Alexandria in the District of Columbia, 1798 /

    Relief shown by hachures. Authorship attributed to George Gilpin in P.L. Phillips' A list of maps of America. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Phillips. Maps of America, p. 97 Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. 21 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes index to points of interest and notes. Phillips. Washington 2 DCP Vault

    • Contributor: Gilpin, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1798
  • A map of Philadelphia and parts adjacent : with a perspective view of the State-House /

    Rural buildings shown pictorially with occupants' names. First state of the 1st ed. (without the name "West Jersey" at lower right). Signed in ink on cloth backing: Alex. Stuart. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text, distance table, and ground-level view of the Statehouse (later Independence Hall). Purchased with funding support from J. Thomas Touchton, Mr. ...

    • Contributor: Scull, Nicholas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1752
  • Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia : ceded by the states of Virginia and Maryland to the United States of America and by them established as the ...

    Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Also covers Georgetown. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "L. Wayland and C. Smith 1795" deleted from publisher's statement. Includes "Remarks" and coat-of-arms. LC copy soiled, edged in cloth stripping, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Reid, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1795
  • Map of the State of Maryland laid down from an actual survey of all the principal waters, public roads, and divisions of the counties therein; describing the situation of the cities, towns, ...

    Scale ca. 1:300,000. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Scattered holes and general deterioration. Includes "Plan of the city of Washington and Territory of Columbia" and a dedication. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Griffith, Dennis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1795
  • Esquisse du plan de la ville du Mole à St. Domingue.

    Scale not given. Title on verso: Plan of the town of the Mole of Cap Nicola, St. Domingo. N. 42. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermarks. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Depths shown by soundings. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 469 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1888 Indexed for points of interest. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1774