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  • [Plans and sections of the proposed continuation of the Washington Canal from Rock Creek to Little Falls of the Potomac, Washington D.C.] /

    Section III also covers lower part of Georgetown. Drawn by Nicholas King. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Map no. I drawn in 2 sections and oriented with north toward the upper left. Mounted on cloth backing. Some maps include text, inset, or 1 or 2 longitudinal sections of canal. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 74 Vault ...

    • Contributor: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry - King, N. (Nicholas)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1802

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  • Tosŏng to.

    Relief shown pictorially. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Text on verso unrelated to map. Gift of Andrew Saylor, 1992. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 92-5g Vault

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • [Survey of an unidentified area in Washington D.C.].

    From the Taggart Estate papers. Manuscript--ink and pencil. Lacks corner section and mounted on cloth backing. Includes unidentified depth profile--possibly of Anacostia River. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Taggart, Hugh T. (Hugh Thomas)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • [Kyŏngjo chŏndo].

    Scale ca. 1:5,000. Manuscript. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • Millers Falls, Mass.

    Bird's-eye view. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes index to points of interest. LC copy imperfect: Brittle, darkened, stained, and missing small sections along edges. PM3 Acquisitions control no. 94-3

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • Washington in 1800.

    Shows buildings and blocks containing buildings. Title at head of text: Washington in 1800 : location of the habitable buildings one hundred years ago. W.B. Bryan mentioned in text. Includes text. Text on verso. LC copy probably cut from newspaper, faced with gauze, mounted on cloth backing, and accompanied by negative and positive photocopies at a larger scale. Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Bryan, W. (Wilhelmus Bogart) - Bryan, W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • [Sketch plan for landscaping the grounds of the President's House, ca. 1802-05].

    Title from accompanying photocopied pages. Drawn by different hands. Attributed variously to Benjamin Latrobe, Robert Mills, and Thomas Jefferson. Pen-and-ink with lead pencil additions. Soiled, wrinkled, fold-lined, and torn. Accompanied by handwritten letter in ink, headed "The Library of Congress," that erroneously identifies plan as "Capitol Grounds." [1] sheet ; 26 x 21 cm. Also accompanied by photocopied pages from book : The President's ...

    • Contributor: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry - Mills, Robert - Jefferson, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1802
  • Map of the city of Jerusalem : exhibiting the location of the most important places mentioned in the New Testament, as correctly as can be ascertained /

    Relief shown by hachures. "Compiled from Josephus and the reports of modern travellers." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: American Sunday School Union - Pendleton's Lithography
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 18??
  • Plan of the city of Washington /

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also covers Georgetown. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Jaettnig, Karl
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • Improved plan of the city of Baltimore.

    Scale ca. 1:11,314. Relief shown by hachures. Pictorial map. From James Robinson's Baltimore directory. 1804. Indexed for points of interest. Accompanied by letter from Maryland Historical Society, 2 l. and typewritten copy of 1799 Baltimore Directory title page, 1 l. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1

    • Contributor: Warner & Hanna
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1804
  • About this Collection - Cities and Towns - Collections

    This category includes maps that depict individual buildings to panoramic views of large urban areas. These maps record the evolution of cities illustrating the development and nature of economic activities, educational and religious facilities, parks, street patterns and widths, and transportation systems.

  • [Map of B Street Sewer and associated ponds, Washington D.C.].

    Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Includes cross-section of sewer, ponds, and associated masonry structures. Soiled, torn, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • Map of Georgetown : act of May 15, 1751.

    Cadastral map showing lot numbers. Covers area bounded by 33rd, Prospect, Thomas Jefferson streets N.W., and the Potomac waterfront. Below title: Survey & plat completed February 27, 1752; 69 lots sold on March 21, 1752. Photocopy of ms. map. LC copy annotated in ink on recto: 13; rubber-stamped on verso: Handy, print, Washington, D.C. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • Manohara shinden koshimborishita.

    Scale not given. Title from verso. Manuscript; watercolor and ink. Shows landownership in Manohara rice field area, adjacent to Akōchimura or Ogōchi-mura in Japan. Includes 2 insets. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • A plan of the town of New Haven : with all the buildings in 1748 taken by the Hon. Gen. Wadsworth of Durham to which are added the names and professions of ...

    Pictorial historical map that shows historic buildings, historic trees, and ships. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Includes historical notes and index to lots of first grantees with names of grantees indicated. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy imperfect: Brittle, worn, torn, darkened, annotated in pen-and-ink and pencil on verso, mounted on cloth backing.

    • Contributor: Lyon, Wm. (William) - Kensett, Thomas - Wadsworth, James - Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences - Lyon, Wm.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1806
  • Plan der Stadt Paris mit ihren umliegenden Gegenden = Plan de la ville de Paris avec ses environs /

    Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Title in German and French. Place names in French.

    • Contributor: Lantz, Jos - Spiegl, Joh. (Johann)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1805
  • Geometrical plan of the principal harbour in the island of Porto [sic] Rico /

    Relief shown by hachures. Includes index and shows notes, remarks, situation of shoals, and directions for entering the harbour of Porto [sic] Rico. "Republished on the scale of the original plan by W. Faden, geographer to his majesty & to his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Churruca Y Elorza, Cosme Damián De - Wilson, H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1805
  • Plan du cap et Mole S. Nicolas.

    Nautical chart. Relief shown by shading and land forms. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Pen-and-ink and watercolors. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed. Six pieces mounted on map showing corrections.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1803
  • Lane from Road Street, Georgetown, to Barnards house and lands binding thereon : [Washington D.C.].

    Cadastral survey map showing landowners' names. Relief shown by hachures. Title from verso. Alternate title at upper right: Barnard & others. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Soiled and mounted on cloth backing. Includes statistical tables and computations in lead pencil. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 494 Vault DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • Map showing the routes of the contemplated rail road from New-Haven to Hartford /

    Relief shown by hachures. Includes "Profile of route by Sodom Brook" and "Profile of route by Holt's Hill." LC copies imperfect: Creased and wrinkled. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Twining, Alexander C. (Alexander Catlin) - Mesier's Lith
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 18??
  • Frogland, Georgetown D.C. & H. Balls lot, Viginia [sic].

    Cadastral survey maps. Title in ink on verso. "Done for Mr. William Redin." At upper left in large letters: W. Redin Esq. From the Taggart Estate papers. Brown and black inks with additions in lead pencil. Soiled and cracked along edges. On verso in ink: Index no. 58, page 2. No. 58. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Taggart, Hugh T. (Hugh Thomas)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • A plan of Boston : from actual survey /

    Includes index to selected buildings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy imperfect: Soiled, annotated "purchased at Boston 1806" in pen-and-ink in lower left margin, mounted on cloth backing.

    • Contributor: Carleton, Osgood
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1805
  • Plan of the squares of the eastern extreme of the city of W. : [Washington D.C.].

    Covers area bounded by N.E./S.E. 23rd, N.E. C, N.E. 31st, Water, and S.E. B streets. Shows block numbers, dimensions, and street widths. Brown ink, black ink, and lead pencil. Soiled and mounted on cloth backing. Includes computations. Maps of 9 city blocks in ink on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington, 888 Vault DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • [Plan of the town and harbor of Tripoli] /

    Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by fathoms. Sketch map showing the positions of the labeled vessels of the United States squadron. Pen-and-ink and watercolor on 3 sheets pasted together, sectioned in 3 and mounted on cloth. Title supplied by cataloger. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes explanatory list of "References" and an inset of "A view ...

    • Contributor: De Krafft, F. C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1804
  • [Plan of Hamburg, later part of Washington D.C.].

    Cadastral map showing lot numbers and street widths. Pen-and-ink. Oriented with north to the left. Torn, fold-lined, and mounted on tracing linen. Survey data at upper left including Washington D.C. street names. Unidentified map in lead pencil and inked annotations including the name "Stevenson" in large script on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington, ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800