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Map Plan of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia : established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States, extended to embrace its suburban towns, villages, &c. and the city of Georgetown and showing original and other valuable data not to be found on any maps heretofore published : also a diagram of the avenues showing their true courses and distances and a plan of Alexandria

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Title

  • Plan of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia : established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States, extended to embrace its suburban towns, villages, &c. and the city of Georgetown and showing original and other valuable data not to be found on any maps heretofore published : also a diagram of the avenues showing their true courses and distances and a plan of Alexandria

Names

  • Forsyth, William (Surveyor)

Created / Published

  • [Washington : s.n.], 1870.

Headings

  • -  Washington (D.C.)--Maps
  • -  Sewerage--Washington (D.C.)--Maps
  • -  Water-pipes--Washington (D.C.)--Maps
  • -  Street lighting--Washington (D.C.)--Maps
  • -  Georgetown (Washington, D.C.)--Maps
  • -  Alexandria (Va.)--Maps
  • -  Rosslyn (Arlington, Va.)--Maps
  • -  United States--District of Columbia--Washington
  • -  United States--District of Columbia--Washington--Georgetown
  • -  United States--Virginia--Alexandria
  • -  United States--Virginia--Arlington--Rosslyn

Notes

  • -  Depths shown by contours.
  • -  Also covers Rosslyn (Va.).
  • -  Also shows wards, block numbers, water and sewer lines, streetlights, major buildings, and streetcar lines.
  • -  "Entered according to Act of Congress in the Office of the Clerk of the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia in the year 1870."
  • -  Includes notes, insets of D.C. avenues and Alexandria, and population table.
  • -  LC copy darkened, brittle, missing substantial sections, sectioned, and mounted on cloth backing.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  DCP

Medium

  • 1 map on 6 sheets : hand col. ; 152 x 168 cm., sheets 105 x 60 cm. or smaller.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3850 1870 .F6

Repository

  • Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 88693478

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Forsyth, William. Plan of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia: established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States, extended to embrace its suburban towns, villages, &c. and the city of Georgetown and showing original and other valuable data not to be found on any maps heretofore published: also a diagram of the avenues showing their true courses and distances and a plan of Alexandria. [Washington: s.n, 1870] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/88693478/.

APA citation style:

Forsyth, W. (1870) Plan of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia: established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States, extended to embrace its suburban towns, villages, &c. and the city of Georgetown and showing original and other valuable data not to be found on any maps heretofore published: also a diagram of the avenues showing their true courses and distances and a plan of Alexandria. [Washington: s.n] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/88693478/.

MLA citation style:

Forsyth, William. Plan of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia: established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States, extended to embrace its suburban towns, villages, &c. and the city of Georgetown and showing original and other valuable data not to be found on any maps heretofore published: also a diagram of the avenues showing their true courses and distances and a plan of Alexandria. [Washington: s.n, 1870] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/88693478/>.