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  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1791
  • [Partial cadastral map of the area immediately south of the Mall, S.W. Washington D.C.].

    Cadastral map showing lot and block numbers, outline of pre-existing landholding, and lots tinted in different colors in some blocks. Covers area bounded by Washington Canal, 3rd St. S.W., H St. S.W., and the Potomac River, including part of the Mall. Title devised by cataloger. On cloth backing in lead pencil: From 3d Street to 15th Street west / map by R. King. At ...

    • Contributor: King, Rt.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1794
  • [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 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: Budgen, 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 variously soiled, torn, annotated in lead pencil, trimmed, edged with cloth stripping, and mounted on cloth backing. LC copies 1 and 3 have annotated notes on verso, in pencil of the city ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • Map of that part of the city on which Mrs. Fenwick's house stands : [Washington D.C.].

    Covers area bounded by Half St. west, O St. south, Half St. east, and R St. south. Shows block numbers and building dimensions. Possibly drawn by Nicholas King. Black, brown, and red inks. Watermarked [fleur-de-lis under crown]. Mounted on cloth backing. Includes indexed "References." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington, 472 Vault DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1796
  • 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
  • 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: 1794
  • Catalog Record

    The Mall as proposed by Pierre L'Enfant 1790 : from the original : [Washington D.C.] / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    At head of title: Jan. 1st 1900. "To accompany annual report of Theo. A. Bingham, June 30th 1901, Col. U.S. Army." "Eng 57 1." LC copy fold-lined, halved, mounted on cloth backing, and annotated in pencil: Copied in 1900 from the L'Enfant plan of the whole city and enlarged. Year 1790 in title crossed out in pencil and replaced with 1791. Annotated in ink: ...

    • Contributor: United States. Office of Public Buildings and Grounds - L'Enfant, Pierre Charles - Owen, F. D. - Bingham, Theo. A. (Theodore Alfred) - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1791
  • Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated the mansion-house & grave-yard belonging to Mr. Geo. Walker.

    Cadastral map of area bounded by E, 7th, C, and 5th streets N.E. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Black, brown, and red inks, and lead pencil. Watermark (fleur-de-lis under crown). Mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington, 1115 Vault DCP

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1796
  • Catalog Record

    [Property survey of that part of Prince Georges County, Maryland, later to become central Washington D.C.]. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Cadastral survey of tracts identified as Duddington Manor, New Troy, Gordons Meadows, Gleanings, Elinor, Bealls Leveles, Duddington Pasture, etc. Photocopy of ms. survey map. Oriented with north to the right. Originally printed on 2 sheets. Includes text and notes. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Typewritten label affixed to cloth backing of LC copy: Photostat from negative in the Department of Justice--an exhibit in ...

    • Contributor: Priggs, John F. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1760
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1793
  • [Partial cadastral map of southern part of Georgetown, Washington D.C.].

    Shows buildings in different colors, some landowners' names, and unidentified profiles along streets. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Black ink, red ink, and watercolors. Watermark: Budgen 1799 (with device under crown). Soiled, torn, assembled from small sheets of paper, thirded, edged with cloth, and annotated in lead pencil on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1799
  • A description of the situation and 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 ...

    Text only; does not include map. "London, York Hotel, Bridge-street, Black-friars, March 12, 1793." LC copy fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Walker, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1793
  • Catalog Record

    Sketch of Washington in embryo : viz., previous to its survey by Major L'Enfant / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Cadastral map showing landholdings in central Washington with owners' names. Includes text. LC copy 1 soiled, fold-lined, taped, and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy 2 laminated and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy 2 annotated in pencil, ink, and watercolor to show tract boundaries and buildings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP

    • Contributor: Faehtz, E. F. M. (Ernest F. M.) - Pratt, F. W. - Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith) - Seibert, S. R. - Trill
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • Catalog Record

    Map of Georgetown : act of May 15, 1751. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Cadastral map showing lot numbers. Covers area bounded by 33rd, Prospect, Thomas Jefferson streets N.W., and the Potomac waterfront. Below title: Survey & plat completed February 27, 1752; 69 lots sold on March 21, 1752. Photocopy of ms. map. LC copy annotated in ink on recto: 13; rubber-stamped on verso: Handy, print, Washington, D.C. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • Territory of Columbia /

    Relief shown by hachures. Printed along city boundary: Out lines of the city of Washington with the grand avenues and principal streets leading through the public appropriations. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Roads watercolored in brown and estuary in light blue. Missing edge section, stained, fold-lined, mounted on cloth backing, and edged with leatherette strips. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1794
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • 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 and Washington block numbers and dimensions. Covers area bounded by 27th, H, and 17th streets N.W., and the Potomac waterfront. Black and brown inks, watercolor, and lead pencil. Originally drawn on 5 sheets, assembled to 1, quartered, and mounted on cloth backing. Stained and missing small ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1790
  • Catalog Record

    [Map of Washington D.C. metropolitan area showing roads and ferries as of 1792]. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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
  • 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: J Whatman, Budgen, [crown over fleur-de-lis]. Includes text and notes. LC copy soiled, torn, and annotated in ink at upper right: This map is one of the original impressions from the "Boston Plate" of 1792 ... Hugh J. Taggart. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 1278 Vault ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a mansion-house and grave-yard belonging to Abraham Young.

    Shows block numbers, buildings, and building dimensions. Covers area approx. bounded by 13th, F, 15th, and C streets N.E. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Dark brown, light brown, and red inks. Watermark: IV. Trimmed and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Cited in preliminary cataloging: Toner Collection no. 16. Phillips. Washington, 1266 Vault ...

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1796
  • Plan of part of the city of Washington shewing the situation of the buildings belonging to Mr. Dan'l Carroll of Duddington.

    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. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermarked: 1794, [fleur-de-lis]. Mounted on cloth backing. Accompanied by fact sheet. 1 sheet ; 61 x 46 cm. Includes note. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1796
  • 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
  • A chart shewing part of the coast of N.W. America : with the tracks of His Majesty's sloop Discovery and armed tender Chatham /

    Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. In upper right corner: 5. Insets: Entrance of Columbia River -- Gray's Harbour -- Port Discovery. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Vancouver, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1798
  • Square no. 602, city of Washington /

    Cadastral map of block bounded by Canal, Q, 2nd, and R streets S.W. in the area formerly called Carrolsburg. On verso: Augt. 24th 1799. Title from verso. Oriented with north to the bottom. Watermark (regal figure in cartouche surmounted by crown). Pen-and-ink. Fold-lined. Accompanied by manila folder: Autograph of city of Washington surveyor's plat ... / Forest H. Sweet, Battle Creek, Michigan. [4] p. ...

    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1799