Maps 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 the sixteenth day of July, MDCCXC, "establishing the permanent seat on the bank of the Potowmac" : [Washington D.C.] /
L'Enfant, Pierre Charles
District of Columbia
Early Works to 1800
- 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 the sixteenth day of July, MDCCXC, "establishing the permanent seat on the bank of the Potowmac" : [Washington D.C.] /
- Contributor Names
- L'Enfant, Pierre Charles, 1754-1825.
- Created / Published
- [Washington : U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, 1887]
- Subject Headings
- - Washington (D.C.)--Maps--Early works to 1800--Facsimiles
- - United States--District of Columbia--Washington
- - Photocopy of a facsim. of the 1791 L'Enfant plan.
- - Original facsim. extensively annotated in ink by Lawrence Martin, chief, Division of Maps, Library of Congress.
- - Includes text, indexed "References," and photocopied newspaper article titled "New city of Washington," from the Gazette of the United States, Philadelphia, Jan. 4, 1792.
- - At lower right: N.I.
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
- - LC copy torn, fold-lined, taped, and accompanied by another photocopy at a smaller scale.
- - DCP
- 1 map : photocopy ; 51 x 54 cm., on sheet 57 x 77 cm.
- Call Number
- G3850 1791 .L46 1887
- Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
- Digital Id
- g3850 ct000512 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3850.ct000512
- Library of Congress Catalog Number
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