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  • Map

    A map of the town of Rhinebeck in the County of Dutchess : surveyed in December 1797 and January 1798

    Relief shown pictorially. Shows roads, churches, mills, the Hudson River with landings identified by name. Pen and ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the left. Copy imperfect: Minor losses and fading, some staining. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Dealer: Boston Rare Maps, Southhampton, MA Acquisitions control no. 2010-017

    • Contributor: Thompson, Alexander
    • Date: 1798
  • Map

    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
    • Date: 1791
  • Map

    [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
    • Date: 1793
  • Map

    [Survey map of part of S.W. and S.E. Washington D.C.].

    Covers area bounded by Q St. S.W./S.E., Anacostia River, S St. S.W., and Potomac River. Shows block outlines and numbers, street center-lines, base points, and dimensions. Does not show lots or land ownership. Title devised by cataloger. In pencil on paper slip affixed to cloth backing: Map found in an old closet in 1859 at Mt. Vernon exhibiting a portion of the city of ...

    • Contributor: Washington, George
    • Date: 1791
  • Map

    [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
    • Date: 1791
  • Map

    Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a house and graveyard belonging to David Burns : at present occupied by James Burns.

    Covers area bounded by 9th, 11th, G, nd I streets N.W. Shows house and graveyard dimensions, block dimensions, and block numbers. Black, brown, and red inks. Watermarked (fleur-de-lis under crown). Mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington, 65 Cited in preliminary cataloging: Toner collection 10. Vault DCP

    • Contributor: King, N. (nicholas) - King, N.
    • Date: 1796
  • Map

    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 ...

    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. Drawn by Nicholas King. Black and brown inks, watercolors, with additions in lead pencil. Watermarks: HR, GR (with coat-of-arms under crown). Originally drawn on 2 sheets. Accompanied by fact sheet dated 2/76. 1 sheet : ms. ; 73 x 61 ...

    • Contributor: King, N. (nicholas) - King, N.
    • Date: 1796
  • Map

    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. (nicholas) - King, N.
    • Date: 1796
  • Map

    Plan of part of the city of Washington shewing the situation of the buildings belonging to Mr. Dan'l Carroll of Duddington.

    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. (nicholas) - Toner, Joseph M. (joseph Meredith) - King, N.
    • Date: 1796
  • Map

    [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
    • Date: 179?
  • Map

    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 ...

    • Date: 1790
  • Map

    Map of Georgetown, 1796

    Partial cadastral map showing some landowners' names. India ink. Torn, mounted on cloth backing, and with red-star seals affixed near examiners' names. Includes inset, examination and registration statements, and clerk's and examiners' names. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Bastert, A.
    • Date: 1796
  • Map

    [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. (nicholas) - King, N.
    • Date: 1799
  • Map

    [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

    • Date: 1790