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Map [Territory of Columbia].

About this Item


  • [Territory of Columbia].


  • Ellicott, Andrew, 1754-1820.

Created / Published

  • [1793]


  • -  Washington (D.C.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  Arlington County (Va.)--Early works to 1800
  • -  United States--District of Columbia--Washington
  • -  United States--Virginia--Arlington County


  • Manuscript maps
  • Early maps
  • Topographic maps


  • -  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: And'w Ellicott.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  Vault
  • -  DCP


  • 1 map : ms., col. ; 56 x 56 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3850 1793 .E4


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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 88694130

Online Format

  • image

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Credit Line: Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division.

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Ellicott, Andrew. Territory of Columbia. [1793] Map.

APA citation style:

Ellicott, A. (1793) Territory of Columbia. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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Ellicott, Andrew. Territory of Columbia. [1793] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.