• Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows forts and batteries in the District of Columbia and immediate vicinity. At head of title: Surveys for military defences. LC copy annotated in black ink and colored inks to show troop positions and engagements. Annotated in black ink on verso: Major General Sigel to Colonel L.P. di Cesnola, Chantilly, Novbr. 1862. Bookplate of "Palma di ...

    • Contributor: United States. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /

    Accompanied by sheet: Presented to Brig. Genl. S. Williams, A.A. Genl. Hd. Qrs. Army, by order of Maj. Genl. McClellan, Comd. in Chf. U.S.A. [signed] A.W. Whipple, Maj. T.E. [1] leaf ; 21 x 13 cm. At head of title: Surveys for military defences. Includes "Data used in compilation," table of "Elevations above tide water," and "Geological profile of Loudoun County." Mounted on cloth ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Dept. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of the city of Washington (District of Columbia).

    General street map showing ward numbers within original city boundary. In right-hand margin: Season of 1870-71 will open on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 1870. Includes index of "Public buildings" and advertisements. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Brittle, fold-lined, torn, taped, missing small sections along sheet edges, probably removed from city directory. DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • [Maps of Saint Elizabeths Hospital, Washington D.C.] /

    Relief shown by contours on topographic map. Title devised by cataloger. Names at map center: James Buchanan, J. Thompson. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Orientations differ. Includes indexes of hospital facilities. LC sheets fold-lined, trimmed at lower left corner, and mounted on cloth backing. 2 copies of topographic map. DCP

    • Contributor: Nichols, Charles H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Square 18 : [Washington D.C.?] /

    Cadastral map covering area bounded by Chestnut Av., Railroad Av., and Eleventh St. Unclear that area is in Washington D.C. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Stained and soiled. Includes notes. On verso in ink: Plat Sq. 18 Huntington, no. 1. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 891 Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Taber, A. C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • 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
  • 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 1:19,800. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Also covers Georgetown. From the author's An American atlas, London, 1795. Includes "Remarks" and coat-of-arms. LC copies variously trimmed, missing small sections, fold-lined, laminated, mounted on paper or cloth backing, and accompanied by negative photocopies. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Russell, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1795
  • [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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • Topographical sketch of the environs of Washington, D.C. : (survey of locality for public park & site for a presidential mansion) /

    Cadastral map showing property lines, householders' names, buildings, and woods. Relief shown by hachures. "Made in compliance with Senate Resolution of 18th July 1866." "Approved by Committee of Public Buildings & Grounds of the Senate, 20th Feb'y 1867." Pen-and-ink. Sheet no. 1 oriented with north toward the upper left. Accompanied by reduced-size (ca. 1:16,000) photocopy of sheet no. 2. 1 sheet : mounted on ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • Map exhibiting the property of the U.S. in the vicinity of the Capitol : colored red, with the manner in which it is proposed to lay off the same in building lots, ...

    Covers area bounded by 2nd St. east, D St. south, 6th St. west, and D St. north, including eastern part of the Mall. Relief shown by shading. Partial cadastral map showing buildings, some lots, and block numbers and dimensions. Pen-and-ink, watercolor, and lead pencil. Oriented with north to the left. Torn and missing small sections along edges. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1815
  • Map of that part of the city of Washington on which Mess'rs Lynch and Sands mansion-house stands.

    Covers area bounded by 8th, M, 6th streets, and New York Avenue N.W. Probably drawn by Nicholas King, city surveyor. Black and red inks. Watermark: IV. Mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington, 594 Vault DCP

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1796
  • District of Columbia /

    Topographic map showing lot lines, buildings, and woods. Covers District of Columbia outside former Washington city limits (Florida Avenue). Relief shown by contours and hachures. Engraver's statement does not appear on some maps. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Sheets numbered 1 thru 90 and No. 3101 thru No. 3190 with unused numbers. Accompanied by sheet index map: Index of sectional maps of ...

    • Contributor: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892

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  • Map of the defences of Washington.

    Relief shown by hachures. In lower margin below title: (From Atlas accompanying Official Records). LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 682.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined, mounted on cloth backing, and annotated in pencil in lower margin: Atlas, v. 2, pl. XXXIX, no. 1. DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Plat of the sub-division of part of a tract of land called "Fletchalls Goodwill" : situated near Brightwood, Washington County D.C. /

    Cadastral map showing lot dimensions, acreages, and numbers. "Dec. 14th 1881." Accompanied by ms. sketch map of part of D.C. with date 1758. 1 sheet : ms., pencil ; 19 x 25 cm. Includes notes and acreage table. LC copies mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault 2 copies DCP

    • Contributor: Carpenter, D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • James E. Clements' map of Washington City and surrounding country.

    Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. 88 Includes text and col. ill. Text on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy torn and mounted on cloth backing. DCP

    • Contributor: Clements, James E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1891
  • Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated the mansion-house and grave-yard of the Widow Young.

    Shows block numbers, buildings with dimensions, and street names. Covers area bounded by 17th, G, 19th streets S.E., and the Anacostia River. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Black, brown, and red inks. Watermark: IV. Includes note. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington, 1269 Vault DCP

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1796
  • Potomac River (in four sheets): Sheet no. 4, from Indian Head to Georgetown

    Scale 1:40,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 53.4 "No. 391" in upper left corner of map. "Electrotype copy no. 1, by G. Mathiot, U.S.C.S." is printed in the upper margin. Information concerning lighthouses, tides, soundings, and the geographic coordinates of the Capitol dome is given in the lower right corner. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Army map of the seat of war in Virginia, showing the battle fields, fortification, etc. on & near the Potomac River

    Scale ca. 1:183,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 448 Map of the Potomac River and vicinity from Harpers Ferry to Swan Point showing towns, roads, railroads, names and boundaries of counties, drainage, and relief by hachures. Principal Union and Confederate positions are marked by small flags or underlined in blue and red respectively. List of 33 forts defending Washington is in the right ...

    • Contributor: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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
  • Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River shewing the route of the Alexandria Canal : made in pursuance of a resolution of the Alex'a Canal Company Oct. 1838 /

    Nautical chart with extensive annotations in col. and lead pencils to show proposed railroad routes connecting central Washington and Alexandria (Va.). Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Originally printed on 2 sheets. Includes note. LC copy soiled, stained, missing edge sections, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Stone, William James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1838
  • [Eight grade profiles of streets in Georgetown, Washington D.C.].

    Title devised by cataloger. On cloth backing in lead pencil: Profiles showing grading of Market St. east side and west side of Duck Lane etc., 1853. At lower left in lead pencil: Lewis Carbery, reported to Carpenter, Sept'r 1853. From the Taggart Estate papers. Pen-and-ink. Mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington ...

    • Contributor: Carbery, Lewis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Washington, the beautiful capital of the nation.

    F37724 U.S. Copyright Office Perspective map not drawn to scale. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Bird's-eye view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 111.3 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text and index to points of interest. 2 copies DCP AACR2

    • Contributor: Olsen, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1922
  • [Map of the area of northern Washington D.C. between Rockville Road and Washington Turnpike showing land tracts, owners' names, and dates].

    Cadastral sketch map with tracts dated 1688 to 1794. Title devised by cataloger. Manuscript--lead pencil on tracing paper. Mounted on manila paper. Annotated in pencil on verso of paper backing: W. in embryo. Lacks small sections. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 466 Vault DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • 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," 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. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: L'Enfant, Pierre Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • General plan for the extension of the U.S. Capitol grounds /

    Oriented with north to the left. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy 1 halved and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy 2 darkened, fold-lined, and torn. Phillips. Washington 301 2 copies. Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Fraser, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874