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  • View of the city of Washington in 1792.

    Cadastral map showing named land tracts with owners' names. Selected buildings and trees shown pictorially. Planimetric map--not bird's-eye view. Also shows townsites of Georgetown, Hamburgh, and Carrollsburg. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy accompanied by D.C. Sesquicentennial exhibition caption, Apr. 1950-Apr. 1951: 9. Pre-District plantations. LC copy darkened, fold-lined, lacking small sections along edges, and ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • Plan of the city intended for the permanent seat of the government of t[he] United States : projected agreeable to the direction of the President of the United States, in pursuance of ...

    At upper right: Office, Commissioner of Public Buildings, D.C. Lacks printer's statement. Facsim. of ms. L'Enfant plan. Original version: [1791]. Includes texts containing letters dated "Washington ... 1887," notes, descriptive index of "References," and U.S.C. & G.S. insigne. Lacks text below "N.I." At lower right: N.I. In right upper margin: No. 3035a price 50 cents. Some copies have: ... 75 cents. LC copy 1 ...

    • Contributor: L'Enfant, Pierre Charles - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - United States. Commissioner of Public Buildings
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1791
  • Johnson's Georgetown and the city of Washington : the capital of the United States of America /

    Shows wards, block numbers, extent of built-up area, and major buildings. Includes ill. Part of atlas gazetteer on verso. "34." LC copy accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] Johnson's new illustrated family atlas, Johnson & Ward, New York, 1864. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Johnson and Ward
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of the city of Washington : established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States of America /

    Shows block numbers, wards, and government buildings. Statement of responsibility printed above bar scale. Includes index to points of interest and inset "Map of the District of Columbia." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. DCP

    • Contributor: McClelland, D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1846
  • Map to accompany the report of the Commissioners D.C. on the extension of streets and avenues of the city of Washington between Rock Creek and Lincoln Avenue : within limits designated by ...

    "January 24th, 1887." Relief shown by contours. LC copy stained, fold-lined, mended with tape, and annotated in ink and lead pencil. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Board of Commissioners - Ludlow, William - Office of the Engineer Commissioner D.C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • The tourist's guide to the city of Washington : where to go and how to get there /

    Shows streetcar lines. Cover title: Map of Washington. On cover: This map is a part of the Tourist's guide to the city of Washington. Includes index to points of interest and directory of statues. LC copy 1 annotated in pencil and torn. Copy 2 mounted on cloth backing and lacks cover. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: J. V. F. (Julia Vilett Finley)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1889
  • Chart of the Potomac River and Eastern Branch from the Sister Islands to Geesboro Point and thence to the Navy Yard Bridge : with the topography of the adjacent country : made ...

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Also shows block numbers and major buildings. "Approved--T.C. Mendenhall, Superintendent, U.S.C. & G.S." Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined, taped, and annotated in pencil: Original is in Coast Survey. DCP

    • Contributor: Ewing, Maskell C. - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1837
  • Exhibit chart showing streets & avenues of the cities of Washington and Georgetown, improved under the Board of Public Works, D.C. : Nov. 1st 1873 : sewers.

    Depths shown by soundings. Also shows block and ward numbers. In printer's cartouche: 466. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy soiled, annotated in ink, laminated, mounted on cloth backing, and impressed with ownership seal: Toner Library. DCP

    • Contributor: Gedney, J. F. - District of Columbia. Board of Public Works
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • Map of the city of Washington.

    Shows radial distances and block numbers. In upper margin: General convention Protestant Episcopal Church, Washington, D.C., A.D. 1898. Includes index to points of interest printed in red and table of "Width of streets and avenues." LC copy fold-lined, laminated, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Norris Peters Co. - Episcopal Church. General Convention
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1898
  • [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 St., 31st St., Wapping [former], and K St. N.W. Title devised by cataloger. Photocopy of ms. map. On verso in ink: From the ms. original owned by Mr. Walter G. Peter. Includes computations. LC copy annotated in pencil. In upper margin in pencil: Mr. Walter Peter's MS map--part of ...

    • Contributor: Peter, Walter G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1814
  • Catalog Record

    I hereby certify that I have surveyed and marked for Mr. Geo. E. Mattingly lots nos. 1, 2, 4, 5 in square no. 475, also Water Street opposite said lots : as ... Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Cadastral survey map showing lot numbers and dimensions of lots, streets, and wharves. In script: I do hereby approve the plan of wharf[s?] submitted above, WBMagruder, mayor. At upper left in print: Supreme Court, D.C., United States vs. Morris, et al., equity 10360, exhibit M.R.--no. 15. In script: Albert [H?]arper, examiner. Facsim. of ms. map. Original version: 1856. Includes notes. Blue-pencil drawing of horse ...

    • Contributor: Hunt, R. Finley - District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - District of Columbia. Supreme Court
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • Plan of LeDroit Park, Washington, D.C. /

    Cadastral map showing lot lines, buildings, and some vegetation. "Lots for sale by A.L. Barber & Co." Includes text. LC copy fold-lined, mounted on cloth backing, and annotated in lead pencil to show proposed street extensions. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: McClelland, D. - Albright, J. J. - A.L. Barber and Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1880
  • Map of Georgetown in the District of Columbia : prepared from surveys and other data under an act of the Legislature approved Dec'r 28th 1871 /

    Cadastral map. Includes 2 insets and D.C. officials' names. LC copy darkened, brittle, cracked, missing small sections, quartered, mounted on cloth backing, and signed in ink: Hugh T. Taggart. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - Forsyth, William - Taggart, Hugh T. (Hugh Thomas) - District of Columbia. Legislative Assembly
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • Johnson's Georgetown and the city of Washington : the capital of the United States of America /

    Shows wards, block numbers, extent of built-up area, and major buildings. Includes ill. Part of gazetteer on verso. "34." LC copy accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] Johnson's new illustrated family atlas, Johnson & Ward, New York, 1863. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Johnson and Ward
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • City of Washington /

    Shows asphalt and concrete paved streets. "On January 1st, 1884." LC copy trimmed (incl. portions of title and street network) and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Capital Bicycle Clu
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1884
  • Chart of the Potomac River from Georgetown to Alexandria /

    Depths shown by contours and soundings. Does not cover Georgetown vicinity. Negative photocopy of ms. map. Oriented with north to the right. "Drawer 55, sheet 4." "55-4." LC copy fold-lined and originally printed on 4 sheets. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Berrien, John Macpherson - Kearney, James - Hughes, George W. (George Wurtz) - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1833
  • 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
  • Map of Brightwood Park in the District of Columbia : 1890 /

    Cadastral map. LC copy annotated in pencil, extensively rubber-stamped in red to show house locations, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Looker, Henry - Benton, Wm. H. (William H.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1890
  • Map of the city of Washington and surroundings showing recent subdivisions.

    Partial cadastral map showing block numbers and landowners' names in rural areas. "Copyright, 1887, by A.G. Gedney ... Washington, D.C." Includes note and index to points of interest printed in red. LC copy fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Gedney, A. G. - W.H. Lowdermilk & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • [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
  • Exhibit chart showing streets & avenues of the cities of Washington and Georgetown, improved under the Board of Public Works, D.C. : Nov. 1st 1873 : gas mains.

    Depths shown by soundings. Also shows block and ward numbers. Does not show gas mains in Georgetown. Includes notes. In printer's cartouche: 466. LC copy soiled, annotated in ink, mounted on cloth backing, and impressed with ownership seal: Toner Library. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Gedney, J. F. - District of Columbia. Board of Public Works
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • [Plan of the Center Market and surrounding squares, Washington D.C.].

    Covers area bounded by Washington Canal, 6th, D, and 10th streets N.W. Market building shown pictorially. Pen-and-ink, lead pencil, and watercolor. Ink-stained. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Phillips. Washington, 354 DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1820
  • Map of district north of Washington D.C. : made in 1859-60 by H.L. Abbot and F.W. Vaughan.

    Shows "Courses and triangulation by pocket compass. Distances by counting steps." Does not show survey points. Covers area in N.W. quadrant bounded by Rock Creek, Rock Creek Ford Rd., Rock Creek Church Rd., 7th St. Pike (Georgia Av.), and Boundary St. (Florida Av.). Relief shown by hachures. Hachures shown as if from 1860 map, but names made by typewriter. Includes note: Red lines indicate ...

    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L. - Vaughan, F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859-18
  • Plan showing proposed method of laying out the public grounds at Washington /

    Covers The Mall between Capitol grounds and 17th St. N.W. Also covers adjacent areas including "Parade or President's Park," White House grounds, future Federal Triangle, and Washington Canal. At foot of title: February 1851. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Pen-and-ink, blue watercolor, and [lead?] pencil. Faded, soiled, varnished [?], and cracked. Originally drawn on 2 sheets. Includes bar scale in feet (2,000) ...

    • Contributor: Downing, A. J. (Andrew Jackson)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1851
  • District of Columbia /

    Shows main roads. Also covers surrounding territory in Maryland and Virginia. "Engraved for J. Melish's 'Description of the United States.'" LC copy water-stained and trimmed. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Melish, John - Tanner, Benjamin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1820