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  • Exhibit chart showing streets & avenues of the cities of Washington and Georgetown : improved under the Board of Public Works, D.C., Nov. 1st 1873 : pavements.

    Depths shown by soundings. Also shows block and ward numbers. Wood, concrete, and stone paved streets shown for 1872 and 1873. In printer's cartouche: 466. LC copy 1 mounted on cloth backing; has cameo seal impression: Toner Library; and annotated in ink: No. 24. LC copy 2 trimmed, mounted on cloth backing, and annotated in ink to give text and show extended streets. Available ...

    • Contributor: Gedney, J. F. - District of Columbia. Board of Public Works
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872-18
  • City of Washington.

    Shows wards, built-up areas, and major buildings. Also covers Georgetown. "Entered according to Act of Congress ... 1836 by H.S. Tanner ... Eastern District of Pennsylvania." Includes note, Capitol floorplan, and index to points of interest. "16." LC copy accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] New universal atlas, H.S. Tanner, S. Augustus Mitchell, Philadelphia, 1846. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Contributor: Tanner, Henry Schenck - Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1846
  • Map of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia, U. States of America.

    Shows block numbers, wards, and built-up areas. Title at head of Georgetown index: Plan of Georgetown. Photocopy of map in Bohn's hand-book of Washington, 1854. Includes text, indexes to points of interest, and ill. LC copies rubber-stamped, annotated in pencil and ink, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP

    • Contributor: Bohn, Casimir - E. Sachse & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • Map of the District of Columbia including the cities of Washington, Georgetown, and Alexandria, Virginia.

    Shows wards and districts. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes ancillary map of Alexandria. LC copy 1 quartered, trimmed, has center section cut out, and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 2 fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP 2 copies

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • 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
  • Plan of the city of Washington : the capitol [sic] of the United States of America /

    Also covers Georgetown. Shows wards, major buildings, and streetcar lines. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1867 by S. Augustus Mitchell Jr. ... Eastern District of Pennsylvania." "30." LC copy accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] Mitchell's new general atlas, Philadelphia, 1869. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Gamble, W. H. (William H.) - Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus) - Gamble, W. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1869
  • City of Washington.

    Shows wards, built-up areas, and major buildings. Also covers Georgetown. "Entered according to act of Congress ... 1850, by Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co. ... Eastern District of Pennsylvania." Includes note, index to points of interest, and Capitol floorplan. "16." LC copy annotated in pencil and accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] New universal atlas, Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co., Philadelphia, 1852. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • A map of Georgetown in the District of Columbia /

    Cadastral map showing lot numbers. Includes 2 insets and index to points of interest. LC copy darkened, wrinkled, missing small edge sections, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Bussard, William - Harrison, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1830
  • Map of Washington City and Georgetown /

    Hand colored to emphasize ward areas; wards are numbered. Removed from textual publication: Victor Hannot's street directory of Washington and Georgetown, 1863. Classification number F203.7.A1 H3. LC copy imperfect: Torn at fold lines, torn at left margin, taped. Includes index of public buildings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: A. Hoen & Co. - Hannot, Victor
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Plat of survey of lots C and D in sq. 100, Georgetown D.C. /

    Cadastral survey map of 4 lots at the northwest corner of 31st and P streets N.W. Red ink, black ink, and lead pencil. Watermark: The American linen paper. Mounted on cloth backing. Includes notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 524 Vault DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • [Cadastral survey map of the Hayman property, Georgetown, Washington D.C.].

    Shows "Lot sold to Canal Company." Title devised by cataloger. In lower margin in lead pencil: Survey of Hayman property. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Originally drawn on 2 sheets. Soiled, fold-lined, missing corner sections, and mounted on cloth backing. Title on LC G&M Div. prelim. shelflist card: [Survey of Hayman's property in Georgetown including] lots sold to Canal Company, 4-3-35. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1835
  • Map of Washington and Georgetown showing character and extent of street pavements : July 1st 1879.

    Shows radial distances from Capitol. Also shows block numbers and major buildings. "House Ex. Doc. No. 1, Part 6." Includes inset "Diagram showing the divisions of the city." LC copy darkened, brittle, fold-lined, trimmed, annotated in ink, and lacking sections along edges incl. part of annotation. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879
  • Historical map of the city of Washington, District of Columbia : view of the city & location of the houses in the year 1801-02 : the beginning of Washington /

    Shows block numbers, buildings, woods, and marshes. Existing and proposed streets are undifferentiated. Also covers Georgetown. Differs from other ed.: The statement "Artemas C. Harmon, 1931" printed to lower right of title without street address. LC copy brittle, darkened, pin-holed, missing sections of margins. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Harmon, A. C. (Artemas Canfield) - Harmon, A. C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1801-18
  • City of Washington.

    Shows wards, built-up areas, and major buildings. Also covers Georgetown. "Entered according to Act of Congress ... 1836 by H.S. Tanner ... Eastern District of Pennsylvania." In upper margin: Tanner's universal atlas. Includes note, Capitol floorplan, and indexed table of "References." "66." LC Ward maps, 223 LC copy 2 fold-lined, mounted on cloth backing, edged with imitation leather, annotated in ink on verso, and ...

    • Contributor: Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1836
  • 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. Facsimile. Original version: Engrav'd by Thackara & Vallance Philad'a 1792. [Philadelphia : s.n., 1792]. Includes text, notes, and coat-of-arms. At upper left of some copies: No. 3035 price 30 cents. LC copies variously fold-lined, missing small edge sections, halved, annotated in pencil, laminated, and mounted on ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - Thackara & Vallance
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • A map of Georgetown in the District of Columbia /

    Cadastral map showing lot numbers. Includes 2 insets and index of selected lots. Stained, missing small sections, annotated in lead pencil, annotated in ink to show city streets east of Rock Creek, extensively watercolored to show unidentified districts and letters, has printed ill. affixed at top, bordered to india ink, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Contributor: Bussard, William - Harrison, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1830
  • Georgetown and the city of Washington : the capital of the United States of America.

    Shows block numbers, wards, extent of built-up area, and major buildings. "Entered according to Act of Congress ... 1855 by J.H. Colton & Co. ... New York." Includes ill. Text titled "The state of Virginia" and population tables on verso. "No. 26." LC copy accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] Coltons general atlas, New York, 1857. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Contributor: J.H. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • A correct map of the city of Washington : capital of the United States of America : lat. 38.53 n., long. 0.0 /

    Shows block numbers. Also covers Georgetown. "Entered according to Act of Congress on the 31th [sic] day of January 1820 by Peter Force of the District of Columbia." From Peter Force's A national calendar, 1820. Includes ill. and index to points of interest. Mounted on cloth backing, edged in imitation leather, and annotated in lead pencil: 1820. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Stone, William James - Force, Peter - Davis & Force
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1820
  • [Eight grade profiles of streets in Georgetown, Washington D.C.].

    Title devised by cataloger. On cloth backing in lead pencil: Profiles showing grading of Market St. east side and west side of Duck Lane etc., 1853. At lower left in lead pencil: Lewis Carbery, reported to Carpenter, Sept'r 1853. From the Taggart Estate papers. Pen-and-ink. Mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington ...

    • Contributor: Carbery, Lewis - Carpenter, D. (Benjamin D.) - Taggart, Hugh T. (Hugh Thomas) - District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Johnson's Georgetown and the city of Washington, the capital of the United States of America.

    Scale ca. 1:25,500. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. From unidentified atlas. Border design may differ from another copy. "37." Part of gazetteer on verso. LC copy 1 brittle, town, and taped. Copy 2 mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP AACR2

    • Contributor: Johnson and Ward
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Cadastral map of "Peter's square," Georgetown, Washington D.C.].

    Cadastral map showing lot numbers and owners' initials. Covers area bounded by Wisconsin Av., M, 31st, and K streets N.W. Title devised by cataloger. Photocopy of ms. map. On verso in ink: From the manuscript original owned by Mr. Walter G. Peter. Includes computations. LC copy extensively annotated in pencil. In upper margin in pencil: Mr. Walter Peter's MS map--part of Georgetown ... LC ...

    • Contributor: Peter, Walter G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1814
  • Part of Georgetown, Maryland /

    Cadastral survey map of area bounded by 33rd St., M St., Wisconsin Av. N.W., and the Georgetown waterfront, Washington D.C. Does not show ownership. Relief shown by hachures. Red ink, black ink, and blue wash. Fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 508 Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Seibert, S. R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1752
  • Plan of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia : established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States, extended to embrace its suburban towns, villages, &c. ...

    Also covers Rosslyn (Va.). Also shows block numbers, water and sewer lines, streetlights, major buildings, and streetcar lines. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the Office of the Clerk of the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia in the year 1876." Originally printed on 6 sheets. Includes notes, insets of D.C. avenues and Alexandria, population table, and D.C. commissioners' names. LC sheets ...

    • Contributor: Forsyth, William - District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • Map of Georgetown in the District of Columbia /

    Cadastral map showing lot numbers. Includes 2 insets and index of selected lots. LC copy stained, missing small sections, rubber-stamped, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Bussard, William - Harrison, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1830
  • 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. Facsimile. Original version: Engrav'd by Thackara & Vallance Philad'a 1792. [Philadelphia : s.n., 1792]. Includes text, notes, and coat-of-arms. At upper left: No. 3035, price 30 [cents]. LC copy 1 laminated and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 2 torn, fold-lined, and rubber-stamped. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - Norris Peters Co. - Thackara & Vallance
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792