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  • 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 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
  • Plan der stad Washington : bestemd tot de hoofdstad van America, en ter bestendige verblijfplaats van het Congres, naa het jaar 1800.

    Shows proposed government buildings. Relief shown by hachures. Also covers Georgetown. From A. van der Kroe's Vaderlandsche letter-oefeningen waarin boeken en schriften, Amsterdam, 1793, Z1007.V12. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes latitude/longitude statement. LC copy foxed, fold-lined, laminated, and mounted on cloth backing. Phillips. Washington 1287 Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Kroe, A. Van Der
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1793
  • 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 top center: Plate no. 2340. In left upper margin: No. 3035 price 45 cents. LC copies variously soiled, torn, fold-lined, laminated, and mounted on cloth backing. ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - Thackara & Vallance
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • The plot of Carroll'sburgh : [part of Washington D.C.].

    Cadastral survey map showing lot numbers. Pen-and-ink. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Torn and fold-lined. Accompanied by index of lots: List of the original proprietors of the lots in Carrollsburg, with the numbers ... [6] p. : ms. ; 64 x 21 cm. or smaller, folded in leather binder 36 x 23 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1790
  • [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?
  • Sketch of Washington in embryo : viz., previous to its survey by Major L'Enfant, 1792 /

    Cadastral map showing landholdings in central Washington with owners' names. Facsim. of 1874 map compiled by E.F.M. Faehtz and F.W. Pratt. Original version: [Washington? : s.n.], 1874. Includes text. 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: Faehtz, E. F. M. (Ernest F. M.) - Pratt, F. W. - Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith) - Seibert, S. R. - Capitol Centennial Committee (U.S.) - Faehtz, E. F. M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • Territory of Columbia.

    Relief shown by hachures. Facsim. of the 1793 topographic map of the District of Columbia by Andrew Ellicott. Original version: [Philadelphia? : s.n., 1793?]. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC copies fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1793
  • The Dermott or tin case map of Washington 1797-8.

    Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Depths shown by soundings. "United States Coast and Geodetic Survey Office, Washington, May 4, 1888." Facsimile. Original version: [1798?]. Includes text headed "Washington City, March 30th 1854" and texts of official documents. LC copies annotated in red ink to correct document no. to 653. Copy 1 also laminated, sectioned, and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 2 also ...

    • Contributor: Dermott, James R. (James Reed) - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - United States. Congress. Senate - Dermott, James R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1797-17
  • 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
  • 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. Also covers Georgetown. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Includes "Remarks" and coat-of-arms. LC copy 1 foxed, fold-lined, taped on verso, and accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] American atlas, for Winterbotham history, John Reid, New York, 1796. Copy 2 fold-lined, darkened, missing small edge sections, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Reid, John - Rollinson, William - Wayland, Levi - Smith, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1795
  • 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. Facsim. of ms. L'Enfant plan. Original version: [1791]. Includes texts containing letters dated "Washington ... 1887," text printed below "N.I.," notes, descriptive index of "References," and U.S.C. & G.S. insigne. At lower right: N.I. In right upper margin: No. 3035a price 75 cents. LC copies halved and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: L'Enfant, Pierre Charles - United States. Commissioner of Public Buildings
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1791
  • 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. Also covers Georgetown. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "L. Wayland and C. Smith 1795" deleted from publisher's statement. Includes "Remarks" and coat-of-arms. LC copy soiled, edged in cloth stripping, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Reid, John - Rollinson, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1795
  • 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
  • [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 the upper left. Black and col. inks, watercolors. In black ink at lower left: Note. All the lines coloured red are finished and those coloured yellow are intended to be compleated this ...

    • Contributor: L'Enfant, Pierre Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1791
  • Plan of the city of Washington : now building for the metropolis of America, and established as the permanent residence of Congress after the year 1800 /

    Relief shown by hachures. Also covers Georgetown. From Universal magazine, July 1793, facing p. 41. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes latitude/longitude statement. LC copies variously torn, fold-lined, edged with imitation leather stripping, mounted on cloth backing, and accompanied by photocopy at larger scale. Phillips. Washington 1289 3 copies Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Bent, William - Baker, (Benjamin)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1793
  • 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," text printed below "N.I.," notes, descriptive index of "References," and U.S.C. & G.S. insigne. At lower right: N.I. In right upper margin: No. 3035a price 50 cents. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Contributor: L'Enfant, Pierre Charles - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - United States. Commissioner of Public Buildings
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1791
  • [Site of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., in relation to pre-1790 landholdings].

    Shows boundaries and names of original landholdings. Indicates "Approximate position of L. of C.--located by a later survey." "Traced from a map in 'Potomac Flats Case,' vol. VI." Lead pencil. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1790
  • 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 ...

    Reprint of the Andrew Ellicott 1792 map of Washington D.C. At head of title: To front p. 636. At bottom: Engraved for Encyclopædia Perthensis. Differs from other 1792 ed. (76-696408) in having the Encyclopædia Perthensis statement at bottom of plate. At upper right: Plate III. Watermark: 1794. Includes text. LC copy backed with rice paper [?], has paper strip affixed to verso, trimmed. Available ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • [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 /

    Relief shown by hachures. Watermark: SL. Includes latitude/longitude statement. LC copy accompanied by printed exhibit caption slip, mounted on cloth backing, and annotated in pencil in lower margin: The final version of the L'Enfant Plan, probably printed in 1794 ... Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Contributor: L'Enfant, Pierre Charles - Thackara & Vallance
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1794
  • 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
  • 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 - Hill, Samuel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1794
  • 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
  • Territory of Columbia.

    Relief shown by hachures. "Reproduced by the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey in February 1898 from a print in the Hall of Maps and Charts of the Library of Congress." Facsimile. Original version: Drawn by And'w Ellicott. [Philadelphia? : s.n., 1793?]. Oriented with north toward the upper left. In left upper margin: No. 3059 price 25 cents. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1793