• 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 city.

    Map of part of the city of Washington, shewing the situation ...

    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. Facsim. of ms. map drawn by Nicholas King. Original version: [1796]. Includes note. LC copy fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • Plan of the Rebel attack on Washington, D.C., July 11th and 12th, 1864.

    Plan of the Rebel attack on Washington, D.C., July 11th and 1...

    As a diversionary measure to take some of the pressure off of besieged Petersburg, Confederate forces under Jubal Early launched a northern offensive beginning in late June 1864. After stops near Harper's Ferry and Shepherdstown, W. Va., and Frederick and Baltimore, Md., they reached the outskirts of Washington, D.C., by July 11. Reconnaissance showed the Union had begun some intensive reinforcement, so an attack ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Plat of survey of lots C and D in sq. 100, Georgetown D.C. /

    Plat of survey of lots C and D in sq. 100, Georgetown D.C. /

    Cadastral survey map of 4 lots at the northwest corner of 31st and P streets N.W. Red ink, black ink, and lead pencil. Watermark: The American linen paper. Mounted on cloth backing. Includes notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 524 Vault DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • Square no. 653, city of Washington /

    Square no. 653, city of Washington /

    Cadastral map of block bounded by South Capitol, O, Half, and N streets S.W. "8 cents per square foot ... 20 May 1800." Oriented with north to the left. Watermark: C W Mott 1795. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Includes notes. Note in ink on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Dermott, James R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • Lane from Road Street, Georgetown, to Barnards house and lands binding thereon : [Washington D.C.].

    Lane from Road Street, Georgetown, to Barnards house and land...

    Cadastral survey map showing landowners' names. Relief shown by hachures. Title from verso. Alternate title at upper right: Barnard & others. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Soiled and mounted on cloth backing. Includes statistical tables and computations in lead pencil. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 494 Vault DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • [Site of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., in relation to pre-1790 landholdings].

    [Site of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., in relati...

    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: 1900
  • Exhibit chart showing streets & avenues of the cities of Washington and Georgetown, improved under the Board of Public Works, D.C. : Nov. 1st 1873 : sewers.

    Exhibit chart showing streets & avenues of the cities of Wash...

    Depths shown by soundings. Also shows block and ward numbers. In printer's cartouche: 466. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy soiled, annotated in ink, laminated, mounted on cloth backing, and impressed with ownership seal: Toner Library. DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • [Sketch plan for landscaping the grounds of the President's House, ca. 1802-05].

    [Sketch plan for landscaping the grounds of the President's H...

    Title from accompanying photocopied pages. Drawn by different hands. Attributed variously to Benjamin Latrobe, Robert Mills, and Thomas Jefferson. Pen-and-ink with lead pencil additions. Soiled, wrinkled, fold-lined, and torn. Accompanied by handwritten letter in ink, headed "The Library of Congress," that erroneously identifies plan as "Capitol Grounds." [1] sheet ; 26 x 21 cm. Also accompanied by photocopied pages from book : The President's ...

    • Contributor: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1802
  • Plan placing the current channel of the Potomac permanently along the wharves of Washington D.C. /

    Plan placing the current channel of the Potomac permanently a...

    Signed ms. sketch map. Watercolor (blue, brown, and black) and lead pencil. LC copy soiled, brittle, and missing edge sections including cartographic content. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP Vault

    • Contributor: Clinton, Thos. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Development of the central area west and east of the Capitol--Washington D.C. 1941 /

    Development of the central area west and east of the Capitol-...

    Indexed for points of interest. "1-94." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy laminated and mounted on cloth backing. DCP

    • Contributor: United States. National Capital Park and Planning Commission
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1941
  • [Map of Meridian Hill subdivision, Washington, D.C., showing selected residential lots].

    [Map of Meridian Hill subdivision, Washington, D.C., showing ...

    Scale not given. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and pencil. Cadastral map. From the Breckinridge family papers. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP AACR2: 651/1; 650/2; 650/3

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1880
  • Map of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia : established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States of America /

    Map of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia : e...

    Shows block numbers, wards, and government buildings. Includes indexed table of "References." LC copies soiled, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 1348 2 copies Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Stone, William James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1839
  • Division of part of a tract of land in Washington County D.C. called "Mount Pleasant" : as the same was made by the devisees of Robert Peter deceased, and the allotment thereof made March 8th 1809 /

    Division of part of a tract of land in Washington County D.C....

    Cadastral survey map showing landowners' names and "Centre line of tunnel of W.A. extension." Also covers Meridian Hill, Columbia Heights, Howard University, and adjacent tracts. "March 18th 1884." Black ink, red ink, and yellow wash. Soiled, torn, fold-lined, and taped. Includes statistical tables titled "Description of larger lots in Division of Rob't Peters Estate." On verso in ink: Mt. Pleasant, Peter Subd'n. Available also ...

    • Contributor: Carpenter, D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1884
  • Army map of the seat of war in Virginia, showing the battle fields, fortification, etc. on & near the Potomac River

    Army map of the seat of war in Virginia, showing the battle f...

    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
  • Map of the located route of the Metropolitan Rail Road and the adjacent country comprising the District of Columbia and the counties of Montgomery, Frederick, and Washington in the state of Maryland, Francis Dodge president M.R.R. Company, Edmund French, chief engineer, W. R. Hutton draughtsman, completed April 30, 1855 from surveys made in 1853 and 1854.

    Map of the located route of the Metropolitan Rail Road and th...

    Topographical map of part of Maryland showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, canals, the Washington Aqueduct, roads, and railroads with mileage on the main survey line. Chartered in 1853.

    • Contributor: Hutton, Wm. R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • [Survey of an unidentified area in Washington D.C.].

    [Survey of an unidentified area in Washington D.C.].

    From the Taggart Estate papers. Manuscript--ink and pencil. Lacks corner section and mounted on cloth backing. Includes unidentified depth profile--possibly of Anacostia River. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • View of the city of Washington in 1792.

    View of the city of Washington in 1792.

    Cadastral map showing named land tracts with owners' names. Selected buildings and trees shown pictorially. Planimetric map--not bird's-eye view. Also shows townsites of Georgetown, Hamburgh, and Carrollsburg. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy accompanied by D.C. Sesquicentennial exhibition caption, Apr. 1950-Apr. 1951: 9. Pre-District plantations. LC copy darkened, fold-lined, lacking small sections along edges, and ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • A map of Georgetown in the District of Columbia /

    A map of Georgetown in the District of Columbia /

    Cadastral map showing lot numbers. Includes 2 insets and index of selected lots. Stained, missing small sections, annotated in lead pencil, annotated in ink to show city streets east of Rock Creek, extensively watercolored to show unidentified districts and letters, has printed ill. affixed at top, bordered to india ink, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Contributor: Bussard, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1830
  • Topographical map of the original District of Columbia and environs showing the fortifications around the city of Washington /

    Topographical map of the original District of Columbia and en...

    Also shows school districts and householders' names in rural areas. Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the Year 1862 by E.G. Arnold ..." Includes text and population tables. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 674, 674.1 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in ink on verso, mounted on cloth ...

    • Contributor: Arnold, E. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • The plot of Carroll'sburgh : [part of Washington D.C.].

    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
  • Lanier Heights.

    Lanier Heights.

    Scale ca. 1:1,625. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and pencil. Cadastral map. From the Breckinridge family papers. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP AACR2: 651/1; 650/2; 650/3

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1890
  • Extract of military map of N.E. Virginia showing forts and roads.

    Extract of military map of N.E. Virginia showing forts and ro...

    Covers Washington D.C. metropolitan area. Eastern corner of D.C. ca. 7 cm. within map area. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also shows rural householders' names and vegetation. Includes note and coat of arms below title. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 687 LC copy 1 halved and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy 2 brittle, missing large sections along margins, and ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Engineer Bureau
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • 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 on the sixteenth day of July, MDCCXC, "establishing the permanent seat on the bank of the Potowmac" /

    Plan of the city intended for the permanent seat of the gover...

    Title in left lower margin: Full-color facsimile of Pierre Charles L'Enfant's 1791 manuscript plan for the city of Washington. Full color facsim. of the earliest extant plan of Washington D.C. (The L'Enfant Plan). Computer graphics, United States Geological Survey, William E. Schinkel ... [et al.] ; map editing, Library of Congress, Richard W. Stephenson, with the assistance of Ralph E. Ehrenberg and Andrew J. ...

    • Contributor: L'Enfant, Pierre Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1991
  • [Eight grade profiles of streets in Georgetown, Washington D.C.].

    [Eight grade profiles of streets in Georgetown, Washington D....

    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
  • Fort Driveway : [Washington D.C.].

    Fort Driveway : [Washington D.C.].

    Shows proposed Fort Drive (N.W. and N.E.) and associated fortifications. Partial cadastral map. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Title printed in lead pencil. Base map title at upper right: Permanent system of highways, second section, District of Columbia : March 1898. Alternate base map title at upper left: District of Columbia : October 1897. Pen-and-ink, col. pencil, and lead pencil on printed base ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1900
  • 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 of their government after the year 1800.

    Plan of the city of Washington, in the territory of Columbia,...

    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
  • This is a plat of the square where my house and lot stands on on [sic] D Street : 29 feet front runing [sic] 138 feet 5 1/2 inches to the alley ... forming a plat thus : [part of N.W. Washington D.C.] /

    This is a plat of the square where my house and lot stands on...

    Cadastral survey map of the square bounded by 13th St. N.W., D St. N.W., 12th St. N.W., and C St. N.W. in central Washington D.C. (square 293). Shows lot lines, lot and alley dimensions, and lot numbers. In text at bottom: Witness our hands this 5th day of October 1792. At lower left in handwriting: Witness for the Commissioners--Thos. Orme, Jno. Mounty Jr. for ...

    • Contributor: Stuart, David
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • Frogland, Georgetown D.C. & H. Balls lot, Viginia [sic].

    Frogland, Georgetown D.C. & H. Balls lot, Viginia [sic].

    Cadastral survey maps. Title in ink on verso. "Done for Mr. William Redin." At upper left in large letters: W. Redin Esq. From the Taggart Estate papers. Brown and black inks with additions in lead pencil. Soiled and cracked along edges. On verso in ink: Index no. 58, page 2. No. 58. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

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

    Plan der stad Washington : bestemd tot de hoofdstad van Ameri...

    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
  • Topographical sketch of the environs of Washington, D.C. : (survey of locality for public park & site for a presidential mansion) /

    Topographical sketch of the environs of Washington, D.C. : (s...

    Covers territory of present-day Rock Creek Park and adjacent areas. Cadastral map showing householders' names. Relief shown by shading. "Made in compliance with Senate Resolution of 18th July 1866." "Approved by Committee of Public Buildings & Grounds of the Senate, 20th Feb'y 1867." Watercolor on photocopy base. Label inscribed "2" affixed in upper right corner. Accompanied by letter from Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army, ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1901
  • Map of Washington, D.C., and environs : with marginal numbers and measuring tape attachment for instantly locating points of interest within a radius of twenty miles from the Capitol /

    Map of Washington, D.C., and environs : with marginal numbers...

    Covers part of D.C., not "a radius of twenty miles from the Capitol." Depths shown by soundings. Includes inset, sector diagram, and source materials notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copies shellacked, halved, and lacking index. Copy 1 lacks radial tape measure. 2 copies DCP

    • Contributor: Silversparre, Axel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • Army Medical Center, Walter Reed General Hospital, Washington, D.C., post map /

    Army Medical Center, Walter Reed General Hospital, Washington...

    "Feb. 1935." Blueprint. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes note. LC copy fold-lined and annotated in yellow pencil to show names and additions. DCP

    • Contributor: Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Office of the Quartermaster
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1935
  • Washington /

    Washington /

    Includes text. LC copy mounted on cloth backing and annotated in lead pencil in left margin: Proposed bridge L'Enfant. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Luffman, J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1815
  • Washington, property of Sidney Bieber and heirs showing portion there of occupied by tracks of P.B & W.R.R. Co. /

    Washington, property of Sidney Bieber and heirs showing porti...

    Covers part of area now occupied by Congressional Cemetery, Barney Circle S.E., and Conrail right-of-way. Partial cadastral map. Blueprint. "P.A.E. Wilm. 11-5-'06." "5649." "14-A." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Annotated in red and yellow pencil to indicate Sidney Bieber's property and "High water line." Halved and mounted on cloth backing. DCP

    • Contributor: Philadelphia, Baltimore & Washington Railroad Company. Maryland Division
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1906
  • Baist's real estate atlas of surveys of Washington, District of Columbia : complete in four volumes /

    Baist's real estate atlas of surveys of Washington, District ...

    Phillips 3716 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Baist, G. Wm.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1909

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  • [Survey map of the White House grounds, Washington D.C.].

    [Survey map of the White House grounds, Washington D.C.].

    Partial cadastral map. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Features shown existed in 1807 or later. Title devised by cataloger. Black, brown, and red inks, and lead pencil. Watermark: 1794. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 1170 Vault DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • The Part of a circle at the meeting of Pennsylvania & Kentucky avenues--on the Eastern Branch : calculated March 1811 : [Barney Circle S.E., Washington, D.C.].

    The Part of a circle at the meeting of Pennsylvania & Kentuck...

    Survey map showing line dimensions and compass orientations. Pen-and-ink. Watermarked (fleur-de-lis and crown). Mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington, 1 Vault DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1811
  • Topographical sketch near Fort Staunton from points not under fire of its guns : [Washington D.C.].

    Topographical sketch near Fort Staunton from points not under...

    Relief shown by hachures and form lines. Black and brown inks. At upper left: 211, L. Sheet 15. Missing small sections at corners. Includes bar scale. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 691.6 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • [Topographical map of part of Washington D.C.].

    [Topographical map of part of Washington D.C.].

    Relief shown by hachures. Areas covered are unidentified. Title devised by cataloger. Incomplete tracing of LC's G3850 1861 .B6 Vault. In lower right corner: Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defense of Washington, to Engr. Dept. Jan'y 1866. Red and black inks. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Drawn in 2 sections. Stained, fold-lined, and torn. At lower left: 211, L., Sheet 3. ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of square 183 in the city of Washington on which is shewn the situation of a log dwelling house belonging to Samuel Davidson, original proprietor of the square.

    Plan of square 183 in the city of Washington on which is shew...

    Covers square bounded by 16th, L, 17th, and M streets N.W., Washington D.C. Shows building and square dimensions. Possibly drawn by Nicholas King. Pen-and-ink. Watermarked [coat of arms under crown]. Tracing-linen backing. Annotated in ink on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington, 452 Cited in preliminary cataloging: Toner collection 6 Vault DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1796
  • Plat of Carrollsburg /

    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
  • Geographical, statistical, and historical map of the District of Columbia /

    Geographical, statistical, and historical map of the District...

    Relief shown by hachures. Title at head of text: District of Columbia. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes text and statistical tables. At upper right: No. 21. LC copy fold-lined, missing edge section, and accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] A complete historical, chronological & geographical American atlas, H.C. Carey & I. Lea, Philadelphia, 1822. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: H.C. Carey & I. Lea (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1822
  • 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 of their government, after the year MDCCC /

    Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia :...

    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
  • 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 of their government, after the year MDCCC /

    Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia :...

    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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • [Survey of the original landholdings in Washington D.C. in the area bounded by The Mall, North Capitol St., Tiber Creek, N St. N.W., and Seventh St. N.W.] /

    [Survey of the original landholdings in Washington D.C. in th...

    Cadastral map showing tracts dated 1687 thru 1794 of which 3 are named "Port Royal," "Gleanings," and "Youngsborough." "The annexed plat ... made by Order of the Hon. the Judges of the Circuit Court ... according to the instructions of Plaintiff's Counsels ..." Certified in ink by "Surveyors Office, 29th Nov. 1858." Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Includes text and statistical tables. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Carbery, Lewis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • Map of the city of Washington : showing the sub-divisions, grades, and the general configuration of the ground in equidistances from 5 to 5 feet altitude /

    Map of the city of Washington : showing the sub-divisions, gr...

    Title from leaf 1. Relief shown by contours. Phillips 11768 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Bastert A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872

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  • Washington, D.C.--central city.

    Washington, D.C.--central city.

    Shows major streets, principal government buildings, parks, and public lands. Washington metro-area road map at scale ca. 1:250,000 on verso. In lower margin on recto: 0800 10/94; on verso: 0799 10/94. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1994
  • Map of Washington City, District of Columbia, seat of the federal government : respectfully dedicated to the Senate and the House of Representatives of the United States of North America /

    Map of Washington City, District of Columbia, seat of the fed...

    Partial cadastral map showing lot lines, individual buildings, block numbers, wards, marshes, and woods. Shows "Judicary [sic] Square." "W. Twenty Seventh St." correctly shown. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. "Entered according to Act of Congress ... 1857, by A. Boschke ... District of Columbia. Originally printed on 4 sheets. Includes notes and ill. in borders. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Boschke, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • Plat of the tracts of land called "Mill Seat," "Philadelphia," and "Frogland," from the original patents as located in Georgetown D.C. /

    Plat of the tracts of land called "Mill Seat," "Philadelphia,...

    Partial cadastral map showing survey lines and measures. Covers southern and eastern Georgetown, Washington D.C. "Sept. 1885." Brown ink, yellow and gray washes. Soiled and halved. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 625 Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Carpenter, D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1885
  • [Plan of Hamburg, later part of Washington D.C.].

    [Plan of Hamburg, later part of Washington D.C.].

    Cadastral map showing lot numbers and street widths. Pen-and-ink. Oriented with north to the left. Torn, fold-lined, and mounted on tracing linen. Survey data at upper left including Washington D.C. street names. Unidentified map in lead pencil and inked annotations including the name "Stevenson" in large script on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington, ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • Ellipse at White Lot : [Washington D.C.] /

    Ellipse at White Lot : [Washington D.C.] /

    Black and col. inks. Torn along edges and annotated in lead pencil on verso. Includes table of circumferences. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 1260 Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Stewart, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • [Map of the fortifications within the District of Columbia].

    [Map of the fortifications within the District of Columbia].

    Relief shown by contours. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Shows buildings within city limits. Shows lot lines and householders' names in rural areas. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Annotated in brown ink: Furnished for the use of the Office of the General of Ordnance by command of M.G. McClellan, J.N. Macomb Lt. Col. & A.D. Camp Chf. T.E. Army of Potomac, ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Cadastral survey  map of land tracts in Washington D.C. near the junction of Bladensburg and Benning Roads N.E.].

    Cadastral survey map of land tracts in Washington D.C. near ...

    In upper left corner: [Be]ginning of [remainder missing]. "This plat was copied from an old torn map & which was very incorrectly made--12th Nov'r 1855." Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Oriented with north to the right. Soiled, lacking large sections along edges, and faced and backed with rice paper. On verso in ink: Beginni[ng o]f Youngs [portion missing] and lands binding on [remainder missing]. Available ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Washington, the beautiful capital of the nation.

    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
  • The tourist's pocket map of the state of Virginia : exhibiting its internal improvements, roads, distances &c. /

    The tourist's pocket map of the state of Virginia : exhibitin...

    Relief shown by contours. Prime meridian: Washington. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1851, by Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co. in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the eastern District of Pennsylvania." Signed on verso: Millard Fillmore March 1853. Includes lists of steamboat and stagecoach routes, and indexed inset of the District of Columbia. "Population of Virginia by Counties, in ...

    • Contributor: Young, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • 16th plan from E Street south to W and from 3d west to 4th Street east : [Washington D.C.].

    16th plan from E Street south to W and from 3d west to 4th St...

    Cadastral map showing unidentified tinted lots, lot numbers and dimensions, and block numbers. Covers area bounded by Anacostia River, S.W. W, S.W. 3rd, S.W./S.E. D, and S.E. 4th streets. Title from handwritten (ink) label affixed to cloth backing. On cloth backing in pencil: From the files of the Society of Oldest Inhabitants. Deposited by Henry C. Gauss in 1920's (?). One of 12 maps. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1798
  • Chart showing the original boundary milestones of the District of Columbia /

    Chart showing the original boundary milestones of the Distric...

    Ms. (india ink on tracing paper). Accompanied by newspaper article: Some forgotten stones mark D.C.'s first outline, The Evening Star, Monday, Jan. 2, 1950. [2] p. : ill., map ; 60 x 30 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Woodward, Fred E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1906
  • [Drawing of part of Lanier Heights, Washington, D.C., showing residential lots].

    [Drawing of part of Lanier Heights, Washington, D.C., showing...

    Scale not given. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and pencil. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Covers the 2 squares bounded by Lanier Place, Quarry Road, Columbia Road, and Adams Mill Road N.W. From the Breckinridge family papers. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP AACR2: 651/1; 650/2; 650/3

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1890
  • Extract of military map of N.E. Virginia showing forts and roads.

    Extract of military map of N.E. Virginia showing forts and ro...

    Covers Washington D.C. metropolitan area. Eastern corner of D.C. off map. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also shows rural householders' names and vegetation. Coloring differs. Includes note and coat of arms below title. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 684 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copies mounted on cloth backing. 3 copies ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Engineer Bureau
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • [Map of part of central Washington D.C. to the east of the White House].

    [Map of part of central Washington D.C. to the east of the Wh...

    Covers area bounded by K St., 3rd St., Constitution Av., 15th St., New York Av., and Vermont Av. N.W. Shows unidentified districts, block numbers, and some block dimensions. Title devised by cataloger. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Soiled, torn, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • [Plan of the Center Market and surrounding squares, Washington D.C.].

    [Plan of the Center Market and surrounding squares, Washingto...

    Covers area bounded by Washington Canal, 6th, D, and 10th streets N.W. Market building shown pictorially. Pen-and-ink, lead pencil, and watercolor. Ink-stained. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Phillips. Washington, 354 DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1820
  • 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 of their government after the year MDCCC /

    Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia :...

    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
  • Topographical map, 1st Brigade, defenses north of Potomac, Washington, D.C. /

    Topographical map, 1st Brigade, defenses north of Potomac, Wa...

    "1st September 1863." Relief shown by contours. Some buildings, lot lines, householders' names, forts, and vegetation. Covers environs of Forts De Russy, Stevens, Slocum, Totten, Slemmer, Bunker Hill, Saratoga, Thayer, Lincoln, and Batteries Sill and Jameson. India and red inks. Lacking edge and internal sections, assembled to 1 sheet, sectioned to 4 sheets, and mounted on cloth backing. Includes notes and 2 scale graphs. ...

    • Contributor: Hodasevich, R. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Copy of map showing proposed extension of Sixteenth Street and widening of Columbia Road, Meridian Hill : shown me by Mr. Donald McPherson ... 12-4-93.

    Copy of map showing proposed extension of Sixteenth Street an...

    Scale ca. 1:2,400. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and col. pencil. Cadastral map. From the Breckinridge family papers. Includes inset. Accompanied by statistical data sheet. (1 leaf ; 27 x 19 cm.) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP AACR2: 651/1; 650/2; 651/3; 651/4; 650/5; 650/6; 700/1

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1893
  • Plat of survey of land conveyed by Wm. D.C. Murdock to his daughters being part of "St. Philip & Whitehaven" in Washington County, District of Columbia /

    Plat of survey of land conveyed by Wm. D.C. Murdock to his da...

    Cadastral survey map of single land tract, location unclear. "May 9th 1873." Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Includes table of survey data. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Carpenter, D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • Map of the environs of Washington : compiled from Boschkes' map of the District of Columbia and from surveys of the U.S. Coast Survey showing the line of the defences of Washington as constructed during the war from 1861 to 1865 inclusive /

    Map of the environs of Washington : compiled from Boschkes' m...

    Shows buildings, rural property lines, householders' names, and vegetation. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. India ink, col. ink, and col. wash. Northern section is printed map with ms. annotation. Remainder is completely ms. Originally drawn on 4 sheets, assembled to 1 sheet, and sectioned to 6 parts. On verso on label affixed to cloth backing: No. 187. ...

    • Contributor: Barnard, J. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Plan of part of the city of Washington shewing the situation of the buildings belonging to Mr. Dan'l Carroll of Duddington.

    Plan of part of the city of Washington shewing the situation ...

    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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • Plan of the city of Washington.

    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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1798
  • Map of that part of the city of Washington on which Mess'rs Lynch and Sands mansion-house stands.

    Map of that part of the city of Washington on which Mess'rs L...

    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
  • Plan of the city of Washington /

    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
  • Hydrographic map of the Potomac River from Aqueduct Bridge, Georgetown, to Long Bridge, Washington, D.C. /

    Hydrographic map of the Potomac River from Aqueduct Bridge, G...

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Originally printed on 2 sheets. Includes notes. LC copy mounted on cloth backing and extensively annotated in red ink to show estuarine contours. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Craighill, Wm. P.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • Isometrical view of the Presidents House, the surrounding public buildings, and private residences : [Washington D.C.].

    Isometrical view of the Presidents House, the surrounding pub...

    Bird's-eye view of White House vicinity and Lafayette Park. Shows all buildings, individual trees, fences, sidewalks, etc. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Accompanied by letter from the White House, July 30, 1984. [2] leaves ; 28 x 21 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy missing small edge sections and edged with cloth. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • Plan of wharfing : [Anacostia River waterfront, Washington D.C.] /

    Plan of wharfing : [Anacostia River waterfront, Washington D....

    Cadastral map showing lot lines and numbers, dimensions, and block numbers. Covers area bounded by Anacostia River, South Capitol St., and O and S Sts. S.E. Title appears twice in pencil in 2 different hands. India ink and pencil. Mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington, 1167 Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1817
  • Sub-division of lots 1, 2, 3, and 4 in square 1037, containing 49,000 sqr. ft. : [southeastern Washington, D.C.].

    Sub-division of lots 1, 2, 3, and 4 in square 1037, containin...

    Scale ca. 1:900. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Annotated in pencil. Cadastral map. From the Breckinridge family papers. Covers the area bounded by Massachusetts Avenue, Fourteenth Street, B Street, and Thirteenth Street. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP AACR2: 650/1; 651/2; 650/3

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • No. 1. County land from N.E. mile stone & John C. Rives' farm : [Washington D.C. and Prince Georges County, Md.] ; No. 2. Part of "Long Meadows" : [Washington D.C.].

    No. 1. County land from N.E. mile stone & John C. Rives' farm...

    Cadastral survey maps. Relief shown by hachures. Orientation differs. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Fold-lined, torn, missing sections at fold lines and edges, and faced with rice paper. Includes computations. Titles in ink and lead pencil computations on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1840
  • 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 on the sixteenth day of July, MDCCXC, "establishing the permanent seat on the bank of the Potowmac" : [Washington D.C.] /

    Plan of the city intended for the permanent seat of the gover...

    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
  • Potomac River (in four sheets) /

    Potomac River (in four sheets) /

    Chart of the Potomac River from Washington, D.C. to its entrance into the Chesapeake Bay. Chart indicates soundings, tides, lighthouses, and the shoreline configuration. Description derived from published bibliography. Maps numbered 20-23 in upper left corners. Seal of U.S. Coast Survey Office printed below the map title. Similar to no. 35.2, LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) This item is in the Map Collection ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Plan of the west end of the public appropriation in the city of Washington, called the Mall : as proposed to be arranged for the site of the university /

    Plan of the west end of the public appropriation in the city ...

    Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Edged in cloth and mounted on cloth backing. Accompanied by exhibit caption: 717. Latrobe's suggestion for the national university. [2] p. ; 11 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes computations. Phillips. Washington 596 Vault DCP

    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1816
  • Square 18 : [Washington D.C.?] /

    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
  • 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, as described in the report to the Sup't of the city to which this is annexed /

    Map exhibiting the property of the U.S. in the vicinity of th...

    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 the city of Washington /

    Map of the city of Washington /

    Shows block numbers, wards, and government buildings. Mounted on cloth backing and edged in imitation leather. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington, 1320 Vault DCP

    • Contributor: De Krafft, F. C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1828
  • Army map of the seat of war in Virginia, showing the battle fields, fortifications, etc. on & near the Potomac River.

    Army map of the seat of war in Virginia, showing the battle f...

    Scale ca. 1:183,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 455 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 34 forts defending Washington is in the lower ...

    • Contributor: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Topographical map of the District of Columbia /

    Topographical map of the District of Columbia /

    Partial cadastral map showing some householders' names, individual buildings, and vegetation. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Also covers Virginia shoreline zone. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861, by D. McClelland, Blanchard & Mohun, Hugh B. Sweeny, and Thos. Blagden, in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the District of Columbia." Oriented ...

    • Contributor: Boschke, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Survey of the original landholdings in Washington D.C. in the area bounded by The Mall, North Capitol St., Tiber Creek, N St. N.W., and Seventh St. N.W.] /

    [Survey of the original landholdings in Washington D.C. in th...

    Cadastral map showing tracts dated 1751 thru 1794 of which 2 are named "Youngsborough" and "Gleanings." "The annexed plat ... made by order of the Honb. the Judges of the Circuit Court ... in the suit Doe, devisee of West vs. Alfred Heitmiller ..." "5 plats of lots ... were deposited in Court on this [day not specified] day of [month not specified] 1855." ...

    • Contributor: Carbery, Lewis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • A sketch of a survey made for Col. W'm Hickey, under a warrant from the United States, to take up vacant land : made to lay before his lawyers to determine some legal points : [part of Washington D.C. adjacent to the Anacostia River] /

    A sketch of a survey made for Col. W'm Hickey, under a warran...

    Cadastral survey map. Manuscript--ink and col. pencil. Lacks sections along edges; faced and backed with rice paper. Notes in ink on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Carbery, Lewis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1840
  • [Cadastral map of areas designated Appropriation no. 11 and Appropriation no. 12, Washington D.C.].

    [Cadastral map of areas designated Appropriation no. 11 and A...

    Covers area bounded by Pennsylvania Avenue, 3rd, C, and 2nd streets N.W. Title devised by cataloger. Black and brown inks, tan wash, and lead pencil. Missing section at bottom and mounted on cloth backing. Includes computations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 815 Vault DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • Washington and vicinity, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia /

    Washington and vicinity, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virg...

    Relief shown by contours and spot heights. "All-year good roads" shown by red overprint. "Surveyed in 1913-1915." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes notes. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. DCP

    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1917
  • Map of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia : established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States of America /

    Map of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia : e...

    Shows block numbers, wards, and government buildings. Also has red-ink lines drawn in some streets to show utility (sewer?) system. Includes indexed table of "References." LC copy missing edge sections, mounted on cloth backing, and annotated in pencil in upper margin: Bet. 1835-1840. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 1348 Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Stone, William James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1839
  • [Map of Alexandria, Virginia]

    [Map of Alexandria, Virginia]

    Illustrates Alexandria's central position in the defense of Washington, where at least 12 outlying forts surrounded the city. Military camps of various Union officers such as Samuel Peter Heintzelman are indicated on this map.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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.] /

    Plan of the city intended for the permanent seat of the gover...

    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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • Plan of part of the city of Washington shewing the situation of the buildings belonging to Mr. Dan'l Carroll of Duddington.

    Plan of part of the city of Washington shewing the situation ...

    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 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 of government after the year MDCCC.

    Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia, ...

    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
  • Plat of the Bladensburg Turnpike and old road to Carrollsburg.

    Plat of the Bladensburg Turnpike and old road to Carrollsburg.

    Also shows Maryland Avenue N.E. India ink, watercolor, and pencil. On cloth backing in pencil: From the files of the Society of Oldest Inhabitants. One of 12 maps. Edged with brown cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • Square 796 : [Washington D.C.].

    Square 796 : [Washington D.C.].

    Cadastral map of block bounded by Virginia Av., 3rd, G, and 4th streets S.E. India ink with later notes and additions in lead pencil. Soiled and trimmed. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Map of Carroll's land : [central Washington, D.C.] /

    Map of Carroll's land : [central Washington, D.C.] /

    Cadastral survey of land tracts named Duddington Pasture, Duddington Manor, New Troy, and Houps Addition, with owners' names. "The out lines of the Resurvey as made for Charles Carroll Jun'r the 16th day of May 1759 is shadowed with yellow." Title from verso. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Includes text and indexed boundary descriptions. Mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Contributor: Priggs, John F. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1793
  • 5th plan, from 7th east to 13th Street and G Street south to East Capitol Street : [S.E. Washington D.C.].

    5th plan, from 7th east to 13th Street and G Street south to ...

    Partial cadastral map showing block numbers, outline of pre-existing landholding, and lots tinted in different colors. Covers area bounded by East Capitol, 13th, G, and 7th streets S.E. Title from handwritten (ink) label affixed to cloth backing. Pen-and-ink, watercolors, and lead pencil. Watermark: L Munn 1794. Edged in green cloth stripping, mounted on cloth backing, and annotated in lead pencil on cloth backing: From ...

    • Contributor: King, Rt.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1794
  • [Map of the southern part of the city of Washington D.C.].

    [Map of the southern part of the city of Washington D.C.].

    Covers area bounded by Anacostia River, Potomac River, S.W. 8th, S.W./S.E. B, and S.E. 3rd streets. Title devised by cataloger. Black, red, and blue inks, and red and blue washes. Soiled, edged in green cloth, and mounted on cloth backing. On cloth backing in lead pencil: From the files of the Society of Oldest Inhabitants. Deposited by Henry C. Gauss in 1920's (?). One ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • Plan of part of the city of Washington : on which is shewn the squares, lots, &c., divided between William Prout Esq'r and the Commissioners of the Federal Buildings, agreeably to the deed of trust /

    Plan of part of the city of Washington : on which is shewn th...

    Cadastral map showing original landholdings, new block numbers, new lot lines, lot numbers, and street widths. Covers area in N.E.-S.E. Washington (now Lincoln Park district) approx. bounded by Navy Yard, 3rd St. N.E.-S.E., H St. N.E., and 13th St. N.E.-S.E. Manuscript: Pen-and-ink, red ink, and watercolors. Oriented with north to the right. Drawn in southern/northern segments. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • Plat of that part of the Washington & Rockville Turnpike Road lying within the District of Columbia /

    Plat of that part of the Washington & Rockville Turnpike Road...

    Covers the presentday Georgia Avenue N.W. between Florida Avenue and the District line. At upper edge: Aug't 5, 1820. Title from verso. Alternate title at head of text: District of Columbia, Washington County, pt. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Watermark: D Ames (with U.S. coat-of-arms). Folded-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Elgar, Joseph
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1820
  • District of Columbia /

    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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