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  • Plan of part of the city of Washington shewing the situation of the buildings belonging to Mr. Dan'l Carroll of Duddington.

    Plan of part of the city of Washington shewing the situation ...

    Relief shown by hachures. Covers area bounded by 1st and 2nd streets and North and South Carolina avenues S.E., Capitol Hill, Washington D.C. Shows block numbers, dimensions, buildings, and function of buildings. ...

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1796
  • 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 an act of Congress, passed on the sixteenth day of July, MDCCXC, "establishing the permanent seat on the bank of the Potowmac" : [Washington D.C.] /

    Plan of the city intended for the permanent seat of the gover...

    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). ...

    • Contributor: L'Enfant, Pierre Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1791
  • Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a house and graveyard belonging to David Burns : at present occupied by James Burns.

    Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situat...

    Covers area bounded by 9th, 11th, G, nd I streets N.W. Shows house and graveyard dimensions, block dimensions, and block numbers. Black, brown, and red inks. Watermarked (fleur-de-lis under crown). Mounted on ...

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1796
  • Plan of the Navy Yard at Washington, D.C. : showing the position and dimensions of all the buildings as they were June 1st 1881.

    Plan of the Navy Yard at Washington, D.C. : showing the posit...

    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 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • [Territory of Columbia].

    [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 ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1793
  • [Sketch plan for landscaping the grounds of the President's House, ca. 1802-05].

    [Sketch plan for landscaping the grounds of the President's H...

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1802
  • Plan of the west end of the public appropriation in the city of Washington, called the Mall : as proposed to be arranged for the site of the university /

    Plan of the west end of the public appropriation in the city ...

    Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Edged in cloth and mounted on cloth backing. Accompanied by exhibit caption: 717. Latrobe's suggestion for the national university. [2] p. ; 11 cm. Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1816
  • 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 city.

    Map of part of the city of Washington shewing the situation o...

    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, ...

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1796
  • [Survey map of the White House grounds, Washington D.C.].

    [Survey map of the White House grounds, Washington D.C.].

    Partial cadastral map. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Features shown existed in 1807 or later. Title devised by cataloger. Black, brown, and red inks, and lead pencil. Watermark: 1794. Available ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • [Plans and sections of the proposed continuation of the Washington Canal from Rock Creek to Little Falls of the Potomac, Washington D.C.] /

    [Plans and sections of the proposed continuation of the Washi...

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1802
  • Topographical sketch of the environs of Washington, D.C. : (survey of locality for public park & site for a presidential mansion) /

    Topographical sketch of the environs of Washington, D.C. : (s...

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1901
  • Map exhibiting the property of the U.S. in the vicinity of the Capitol : colored red, with the manner in which it is proposed to lay off the same in building lots, as described in the report to the Sup't of the city to which this is annexed /

    Map exhibiting the property of the U.S. in the vicinity of th...

    Covers area bounded by 2nd St. east, D St. south, 6th St. west, and D St. north, including eastern part of the Mall. Relief shown by shading. Partial cadastral map showing buildings, ...

    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1815
  • [Dotted line map of Washington, D.C., 1791, before Aug. 19th].

    [Dotted line map of Washington, D.C., 1791, before Aug. 19th].

    Shows survey lines and proposed public squares parks. Relief shown by hachures. Title from LC G&M Div. preliminary map shelflist card. Ms. survey map drawn by P.C. L'Enfant. Oriented with north toward ...

    • Contributor: L'Enfant, Pierre Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1791