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  • Plan of squares marked A. & B. in Mr. Bulfinch's plan, divided in lots : [now part of the Mall, N.W. Washington D.C.] /

    Cadastral map of the blocks bounded by 6th St., Pennsylvania Av., 3rd St., and the former Missouri Av. N.W. Brown ink, tan wash, and lead pencil. Watermark: J Whatman 1794. Mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 889 Vault DCP

    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1822
  • New map, Washington, D.C. : compiled from official surveys and best authorities.

    Partial cadastral map showing block numbers, names of landowners in outlying areas, and radial distances. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes street index. LC copy laminated and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Union Engineering & Surveying Co.
    • 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
  • Plan of the city of Washington : the capitol [sic] of the United States of America /

    Shows major buildings and streetcar lines. LC copy fold-lined, torn, missing edge sections, annotated in lead and blue pencils to show proposed cable-car lines, laminated, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Gamble, W. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1875
  • Road map of the District of Coumbia [sic].

    Shows streets and streetcar lines within city limits, roads and road names beyond. "Copyrighted by J.A. Wineberger." Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Wineberger, J. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1880
  • 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: 1880
  • [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 also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 1170 Vault DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • 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. Includes text, notes, and coat-of-arms. Soiled, mounted on cloth backing, edged with artificial leather stripping, partially hand col., and annotated in ink: The squares coloured Red and these from which Morris & Nicholson were excluded a right of selection ... Hamburgh. Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • Plan of the city of Washington, the capitol of the United States of America.

    Scale ca. 1:27,500. Hand colored. Shows wards, major buildings, and streetcar lines. "30." LC copy laminated and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP AACR2: 651/1; 700/1

    • Contributor: Gamble, W. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Profile of 6th Street between Frederick and Market streets /

    Covers Dent Place between 33rd and 34th streets N.W., Georgetown, Washington D.C. From the Taggart Estate papers. Pen-and-ink with lead-pencil guidelines. Soiled and stained. Includes note and outline map of street. On verso in ink: Profile of 6th Street between Frederick & Market streets, 1858, Geotown D.C. No. 109, page 4. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Carbery, Lewis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • Map of the city of Washington.

    Partial cadastral map showing landowners' names in rural areas. Also shows block numbers and radial distances from White House. "Washington, D.C., July 12th, 1886." Includes text. LC copy fold-lined, mounted on cloth backing, annotated in ink and red pencil to show new bridge, and annotated in ink in lower margin: Pennsylvania Avenue is concreted from Rock Creek to 11th Street East. Available also through ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • 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. ...

    Depths shown by contours. Also covers Rosslyn (Va.). Also shows wards, 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 1870." Includes notes, insets of D.C. avenues and Alexandria, and population table. LC copy darkened, brittle, missing ...

    • Contributor: Forsyth, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • Plan of the city of Washington : seat of government of the United States.

    Shows block numbers, wards, existing and planned government buildings, and radial distances from Capitol. "Entered according to Act of Congress on the 12 day of Nov. 1822 by S.A. Elliot of the District of Columbia." Includes indexed table of points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined, missing sections along fold lines, mounted ...

    • Contributor: Elliot, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1822
  • Entwistle's handy map of Washington and vicinity : showing public buildings, churches, hotels, places of amusement, and lines of street rail roads.

    Also shows block numbers and radial distances from the Capitol. On accompanying directory: Entered in the Office of the Librarian of Congress in the year 1876, by J.C. Entwistle, of Washington, D.C. Does not have copyright statement in lower margin. Includes notes and sector diagram. LC copy 1 fold-lined, torn, and taped. Copy 2 soiled, trimmed, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through ...

    • Contributor: Entwistle, J. C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • Map of Washington, D.C., and suburbs : showing the latest streets and all the new railway and street-car routes /

    33131X U.S. Copyright Office "Copyright, 1892, by F.L. Averill." Includes index to points of interest. LC copy 1 mounted on cloth backing. Copy 2 fold-lined and darkened. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP

    • Contributor: Averill, F. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892
  • Map of the city of Washington D.C. /

    Shows wards, built-up areas, and major buildings. Sectional title at upper left: Plan of Georgetown. Includes ill. LC copies accompanied by cut-out title area from another copy, annotated on verso in ink: No. 49, filed Feb'y 13, 1851, Robert P. Smith, prop'r. Copy 1 torn, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 2 soiled, torn, quartered, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through ...

    • Contributor: Keily, James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Plan of the city of Washington.

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also covers Georgetown. "Published by J. Stockdale Piccadilly 16th Sep'r 1798." From the author's Travels through the states of North America ..., 1799. Soiled and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Weld, Isaac
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1798
  • 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 seat ...

    Scale ca. 1:20,000. Has watermarks of 1794 appearing in each corner of the map. Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. "In order to execute this plan, Mr. Ellicott ... made the bases on which the whole plan was executed." Based on Samuel Hill's Plan of the city of Washington, 1792. Same as other 1792 ed. (98-689552) except that it has the statement "Engraved ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1794
  • W.W. Corcoran's "Hare-Wood" tract : [part of Washington D.C.] /

    Cadastral survey map. Pen-and-ink and yellow tint. Soiled, torn, and mounted on cloth backing. On verso on cloth backing in lead pencil: No. 14/Corcorans Map, "Harewood Tract" R-P-22. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Map of the city of Washington, District of Columbia, and adjacent portions of Maryland and Virginia /

    Partial cadastral map showing some landowners' names in rural areas of D.C. Shows radial distances from White House. LC copy fold-lined and rubber-stamped: Gilbert Thompson. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Schoepf, W. Kesley
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1891
  • Map of the District of Columbia.

    Relief shown by contours. Partial cadastral map. Oriented with north toward the upper left. "D C 56 1." LC copy brittle and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1900
  • 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. Watermarks: I Taylor, GR, [crown over fleur-de-lis]. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text and notes. LC copies torn, annotated in ink on recto, annotated in ink and pencil on verso to give partial cadastral maps of selected blocks, and mounted on transparent cloth backing. Phillips. Washington 1278 2 ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • Plan of the city of Washington /

    Printed from the same plate as the map appearing in The universal asylum, and Columbian magazine, Philadelphia, Mar. 1792. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes latitude/longitude statement. LC copy 1 mounted on cloth backing and annotated in lead pencil: 1st printed edition of the L'Enfant plan. Copy 2 trimmed and mounted on cloth backing. Phillips. Washington ...

    • Contributor: L'Enfant, Pierre Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • Lanier Heights.

    Scale ca. 1:1,625. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and pencil. Cadastral map. From the Breckinridge family papers. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP AACR2: 651/1; 650/2; 650/3

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1890
  • Roose's new map of Washington and its suburbs.

    Shows block nos. and radial distances from Post Office. Probably removed from guidebook: Roose's companion and guide to Washington and vicinity. Includes directory of "Width of streets and avenues." LC copy brittle, fold-lined, partly hand col. to show former Tiber Creek estuary, rubber-stamped, and signed in ink: Delos Smith. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Roose, William S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1895