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  • No. 1. Survey for John Davidson ; No. 2. Lots surveyed on 1st Street between Fred. & Fayette streets : [Georgetown, Washington D.C.].

    Cadastral survey maps showing landowners' names. "Book 1839, 40, last part, Octo'r 28th 1843." Title from verso. From the Taggart Estate papers. Pen-and-ink. Soiled, fold-lined, and missing edge sections. Two incomplete surveys maps in ink and lead pencil on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 496 Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Taggart, Hugh T. (Hugh Thomas)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1843
  • Center Market square : [Washington D.C.].

    Title from map center. Note at bottom: Including the dotted lines is the dimensions of that part of the Center Market square requiring to be filled in the 22nd June 1824. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Watermarked: Stamp U S. Tracing linen backing. Includes notes and computations. Sketch map of square 350 on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: De Krafft, F. C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1824
  • Map of part of the city of Washington shewing the situation of the mansion house, grave yard & buildings belonging to Mr. Notley Young : original proprietor of that part of the ...

    Shows block numbers, buildings by type of occupancy, fences, and street names. Covers area along Potomac River waterfront between E and L streets S.W. Drawn by Nicholas King. Black and brown inks, watercolors, with additions in lead pencil. Watermarks: HR, GR (with coat-of-arms under crown). Originally drawn on 2 sheets. Accompanied by fact sheet dated 2/76. 1 sheet : ms. ; 73 x 61 ...

    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1796
  • Plan of a tract of land called Port Royal, covered by part of the city of Washington /

    Cadastral map showing boundaries of Port Royal and its subsections in relation to the city street system. Covers area bounded by Q, 1st, F, and 18th streets N.W. Shows block numbers and dimensions. In lower margin: I certify that this plat is a true copy of the original in this office, Wm. Forsyth, Surveyor of the City of Washington. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Torn, missing ...

    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - Forsyth, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1790-17
  • Library site : [Capitol Hill, Washington D.C.].

    Covers site of Library of Congress Jefferson and Adams buildings and surrounding squares. "Traced from a plat map, about 1861, in Division of Maps." Lead pencil. Fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [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
  • Profile of 8th Street between Fayette and Frederick, laid off for graduation : by order of the Corporation in August 1858 : [Georgetown, Washington D.C.] /

    Covers R Street between 34th and 35th streets N.W. On verso in ink: Profile of 8th Street between Fayette & Frederick streets--1858 by order of Corporation, Geo'town D.C. From the Taggart Estate papers. Pen-and-ink and orange wash. Soiled and torn. Includes notes and 3 cross-sections. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 497 Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Taggart, Hugh T. (Hugh Thomas)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • Topographical sketch of the environs of Washington, D.C. : (survey of locality for public park & site for a presidential mansion) /

    Covers territory of present-day Rock Creek Park and adjacent areas. Cadastral map showing householders' names. Relief shown by shading. "Made in compliance with Senate Resolution of 18th July 1866." "Approved by Committee of Public Buildings & Grounds of the Senate, 20th Feb'y 1867." Watercolor on photocopy base. Label inscribed "2" affixed in upper right corner. Accompanied by letter from Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army, ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds - Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • [Map of Carrollsburg showing its street and lot system with the later streets and lots of Washington D.C. superimposed] /

    Cadastral map showing lot and block numbers. Carrollsburg shown in red, Washington in green. India ink and watercolor. Soiled, missing small sections along edges, and mounted on cloth backing. Includes text and statement of certification by: Wm. Forsyth, Surveyor of the City of Washington DC. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - Forsyth, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 179?
  • [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
  • Plan of wharfing : [Anacostia River waterfront, Washington D.C.] /

    Cadastral map showing lot lines and numbers, dimensions, and block numbers. Covers area bounded by Anacostia River, South Capitol St., and O and S Sts. S.E. Title appears twice in pencil in 2 different hands. India ink and pencil. Mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington, 1167 Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1817
  • 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 ...

    The earliest extant plan of Washington D.C., known as "The L'Enfant Plan." At upper right: Office, Commissioner of Public Buildings, D.C. Dark and light inks, watercolors, and lead pencil annotations (some erased). Watermarks: GR, TB, [crown over fleur-de-lis in shield]. Originally drawn on 2 sheets. Brittle, torn, faded, missing edge and interior sections, varnished, darkened, and housed between sheets of glass in wooden frame. ...

    • Contributor: L'Enfant, Pierre Charles - United States. Commissioner of Public Buildings
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1791
  • Plat prepared for Committee on Parks and Reservations, Washington Board of Trade : [Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway, Washington D.C.] /

    Shows proposed park, bridges, and "Driveway" between National Zoo and Potomac Flats N.W. India ink. Includes text and cross-section. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Looker, Henry - Washington Board of Trade. Committee on Parks and Reservations
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1900
  • [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
  • [Manuscript sketch of the Potomac River and Eastern Branch bounding the city of Washington].

    Shows waterfront, wharves, and bridges. Depths shown by soundings. Title from Phillips's Descriptive list of maps and views of Washington. On verso in ink: Handed to the Surveyor by Mr. J.P. Ingle for safe keeping, Nov. 29, 1830. Ink and wash. Fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Text in ink on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Ingle, John P.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1830
  • 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
  • Part of map of Washington City D.C. showing the track of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad as originally constructed and as it now exists : also showing tracks along which the company ...

    Covers area bounded by A Street N.E./N.W., 3rd Street N.W., Florida Avenue, and 12th Street N.E. Also shows block numbers and elevations of block corners. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Brittle, lacking sections along edges, and mounted on cloth backing. Includes note and track profile. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • [Survey map of Friendship tract, Washington D.C.].

    Cadastral map. Relief shown by shading. Pen-and-ink and gray wash. In lead pencil at lower left on cloth backing: From the files of the Society of Oldest Inhabitants. Deposited by Henry C. Gauss in 1920's (?). One of 12 maps. In lead pencil in different hand on cloth backing: 10th Friendship. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Gauss, Henry C. - Association of the Oldest Inhabitants of the District of Columbia
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • Plan of part of the city of Washington shewing the situation of the buildings belonging to Mr. Dan'l Carroll of Duddington.

    Covers area bounded by 1st and 2nd streets and North and South Carolina avenues S.E., Capitol Hill, Washington D.C. Relief shown by hachures. Shows block numbers and outlines, dimensions, buildings, and function of buildings. Pen-and-ink and watercolors on tracing linen. Traced by Dr. Joseph M. Toner from the original map by Nicholas King ca. 1796. From the Joseph Meredith Toner Collection in LC Manuscript ...

    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith) - King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1796
  • Paper-Mill tract : [on Rock Creek, N.W. Washington D.C.].

    Partial cadastral survey map showing mill, cistern, millrace, dam, and associated features. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Soiled, torn, fold-lined, missing sections at edges, and mounted on cloth backing. Includes notes. On cloth backing in lead pencil: No. 160.---Paper Mill Road and contiguous lands, R-P-21. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1849
  • 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
  • Plat of the tracts of land comprising the tract known as "Kalorama" : part of original tracts of land called "Widow's Mite" and "Pretty Prospect" situated in the District of Columbia : ...

    Cadastral survey mapo showing landowners' names. "Jan. 1886." Black ink, red pencil, and watercolor. Fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 571 Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Carpenter, D. (Benjamin D.) - Carpenter, D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • Map showing holdings along Eastern Branch /

    Also shows original land tracts and tract numbers. From the Taggart Estate papers. India ink, col. inks, blue pencil, and lead pencil. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Assessor's Office - Taggart, Hugh T. (Hugh Thomas)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1909
  • Plan of the Navy Yard at Washington, D.C. : showing the position and dimensions of all the buildings as they were June 1st 1881.

    Depths shown by contours and soundings. Black, brown, blue, and red inks. Rubber-stamped: From collection of David Dixon Porter. Faced with gauze, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes notes and index of buildings. Vault DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • [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 ...

    • Contributor: Washington, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1791