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  • 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. Facsim. of the Samuel Hill engraving of 1792. Original version: [Boston : s.n., 1792]. Map no. and price do not appear in upper margin. Includes text and notes. LC copies variously soiled, fold-lined, missing edge sections, and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 3 annotated in ink in upper margin: No. 3043 Price 30 cts. Available also through ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - Hill, Samuel - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • Plan of the city of Washington.

    Relief shown by hachures. Also covers Georgetown. From Jedidiah Morse's The American geography, 1794, p. 468. "Published by J. Stockdale Piccadilly 16th Sept'r 1794." LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 1292 Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Morse, Jedidiah - Stockdale, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1794
  • 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 - Thackara & Vallance
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • Indiana Fort Wayne : ms. map of Fort Wayne said to have been made on July 18, 1795, for General Anthony Wayne /

    Pen-and-ink and watercolors. Mounted on cloth backing. "Fort Wayne ... the first American post, built in 1794 and named for Anthony Wayne after his victory at Fallen Timbers, was located across the St. Marys from the old Miami village of Kekionga and the remains of old Fort Miami, at the present intersection of Clay and Berry streets"--Ency. of Historic Forts, p. 281-282. Available also ...

    • Contributor: Neff, P. M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1795
  • Plan du rez de chaussée, du corps de logis double, de l'intendance de la Nlle Orléans, pour estre construit en maçonnerie de briques, entre cour et jardin--juin 1749.

    Plan of other floor and number annotations on verso. Includes pencil notes in upper margin "Plan of Cabildo" and in lower margin "CT000694" and number annotations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1749
  • 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. Facsim. of the Samuel Hill engraving of 1792. Original version: [Boston : s.n., 1792]. Includes text and notes. LC copies accompanied by positive and negative photocopies of another exemplar with annotations in ink. Copy 1 mounted on cloth backing. Copy 2 torn and annotated in ink in left upper margin: No. 3043, price 30 [cents]. Available also ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - Hill, Samuel - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • 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 - Thackara & Vallance
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • Attaques des retranchemens [sic] devant le Fort Carillon en Amérique : par les anglais commandés par le général Abercrombie contre les français aux ordres du Marquis de Montcalm le 8 juillet 1758 ...

    Relief shown by hachures. Alternate title at lower right: Plan du Fort Carillon. Watermark: [Crown over fleur-de-lis]. Includes index of "Renvois." At foot of index: C.P.S.C.M. In left lower margin: Lit. c. Nro. 11. LC copy has binding strip attached along left edge and is annotated in ink at upper right: 25. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Therbu, L. - Coentgen, Heinrich Hugo
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1758
  • A plan of the island of Burlington : and a view of the city from the River Delaware /

    Cadastral map showing buildings, lot lines, orchards, and gardens. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Includes index to points of interest and panoramic view at bottom of sheet. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined, mottled, annotated in red ink to show new street, mounted on cloth backing, edged with cloth. LC sheet photocopied ...

    • Contributor: Birch, William Russell - M. Carey (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1797
  • A view of Savannah as it stood the 29th of March 1734.

    Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 3 copies; 1 copy missing; 1 copy to P&P?

    • Contributor: Gordon, Peter
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1734
  • Hamburgh in red, the city in green : [Washington D.C.].

    Partial cadastral map showing Washington D.C. street system superimposed on the earlier Hamburg street plan. Shows Hamburg lots, lot numbers, and dimensions. Covers area bounded by 27th, H, and 17th streets N.W., and the Potomac waterfront. LC copy fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1790-17
  • 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 Isaac Weld's Travels through the states of North America ..., 1799. LC copies mounted on cloth backing. Copy 1 also fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 1298 2 copies Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Weld, Isaac - Stockdale, John
    • 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 ...

    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
  • 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. Watermark: [crown over fleur-de-lis]. Includes text, notes, and coat-of-arms. Copy 1 fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 2 soiled, brittle, torn, missing small sections, trimmed, and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 3 has numerous scratch marks, and is believed to be a "late pull" from ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - Thackara & Vallance
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • Plat of the land where on stands the town of Alexandria.

    Title from verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Washington, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1748
  • This plan of the city of Philadelphia and its environs (showing the improved parts) /

    Relief shown by hachures. Also shows all buildings, names of wharves and landings along the Delaware riverbank, wooded areas, and tract lines beyond the city borders. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy halved for folding, mounted on cloth backing, and edged with blue-and-white cloth border. Wheat & Brun no. 468. Includes notes, index to points ...

    • Contributor: Hills, John - Cooke, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1796
  • Map of George Town, 1751.

    Cadastral map showing lot numbers. "Taken from George Town journal of the Commissioners, 1751 to 1789." Blueprint. Includes note. LC copy mounted on cloth backing and annotated in black ink: A.C. Harmon 1931. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Harmon, A. C. (Artemas Canfield) - Priggs, John F. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1758
  • Plan of Savannah & its environs in 1782.

    Scale ca. 1:12,000; 1,000 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • Plat of Carrollsburg /

    Cadastral survey map showing lot numbers and some initials of proprietors. Alternate title in ink on verso: Plan of Carrollsburg that now forms a part of Washington City. Brown and red inks. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Originally drawn on 2 sheets. Fold-lined, missing small sections, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: Deakins, Francis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • 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.

    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 cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington, 65 Cited in preliminary cataloging: Toner collection 10. Vault DCP

    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1796
  • Topography of the federal city, 1791 : [Washington D.C.] /

    Ms. map with original streets, roads, buildings, Washington city boundary (old), and hydrography in col. pencil on photocopy (ozalid) base. Relief shown by contours and shading. Shows "Site of President's House" and "Site of Capitol." Does not show Washington D.C. street system. Made available through courtesy of Don A. Hawkins, copyright owner. Title and statement of attribution from typewritten adhesive label affixed to verso. ...

    • Contributor: Hawkins, Don
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1791
  • 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
  • The United States of North America, with the British & Spanish territories according to the treaty /

    Relief shown pictorially. Includes notes and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Imperfect: Creased, soiled, small tears along edges of sheet. Acquisitions control no. 99-83

    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1783
  • 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
  • [Map of Washington D.C. metropolitan area showing roads and ferries as of 1792].

    Relief shown by contours. Base map title: Maryland--District of Columbia--Virginia, Washington sheet. Annotated in red ink to show early roads and ferries. Includes notes. LC copy stained, additionally annotated in lead pencil, and halved. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792