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    [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
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    Territory of Columbia.

    Relief shown by hachures. Facsim. of the 1793 topographic map of the District of Columbia by Andrew Ellicott. Original version: [Philadelphia? : s.n., 1793?]. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC copies fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Date: 1793
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    Territory of Columbia.

    Relief shown by hachures. "Reproduced by the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey in February 1898 from a print in the Hall of Maps and Charts of the Library of Congress." Facsimile. Original version: Drawn by And'w Ellicott. [Philadelphia? : s.n., 1793?]. Oriented with north toward the upper left. In left upper margin: No. 3059 price 25 cents. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1793
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    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
    • Date: 1794
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    Plat of the land where on stands the town of Alexandria.

    Title from verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Washington, George
    • Date: 1748
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    [Map of Alexandria, Virginia]

    Cadastral map showing lot numbers. Title from R.W. Stephenson's The cartography of northern Virginia. Oriented with north to the right. Pen-and-ink and pencil. Has watermark. Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. 18 Survey notes on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP Vault

    • Contributor: Dermott, James R. (james Reed)
    • Date: 1791
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    Plan of the town of Alexandria in the District of Columbia, 1798

    Relief shown by hachures. Authorship attributed to George Gilpin in P.L. Phillips' A list of maps of America. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Phillips. Maps of America, p. 97 Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. 21 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes index to points of interest and notes. Phillips. Washington 2 DCP Vault

    • Contributor: Gilpin, George - Clarke, Thomas - Thomas, John V.
    • Date: 1798
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    A plan of Alexandria, now Belhaven.

    Oriented with north to the right. Pen-and-ink. Cadastral map showing lots and lot nos. Includes indexed list of "Proprietors names." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Washington, George
    • Date: 1749
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    Lord Cornwallis surrender, 1781.

    Shows Yorktown Virginia and the York River on conical powder horn. Relief shown by hachures. Manuscript: Engraved bovine horn, shellacked. Has wooden pouring spout inserted at narrow end and wooden hinged cap inserted at wide end. Inscriptions: James Downae his horn, made by E. Crosby - 1781, A: Bowery, A: Lion, The: Elem Tree, and Mare Maid at: Sea. Includes pictorial represenations of the ...

    • Contributor: Crosby, E. - Downae, James
    • Date: 1781