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 an act of Congress passed the sixteenth day of July, MDCCXC, "establishing the permanent seat on the bank of Potowmac" : [Washington D.C.]

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Title

  • 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 Potowmac" : [Washington D.C.]

Names

  • L'Enfant, Pierre Charles, 1754-1825.
  • United States. Commissioner of Public Buildings.

Created / Published

  • [Washington] : United States Coast and Geodetic Survey, [1887]

Headings

  • -  Washington (D.C.)--Maps--Early works to 1800--Facsimiles
  • -  United States--District of Columbia--Washington

Notes

  • -  At upper right: Office, Commissioner of Public Buildings, D.C.
  • -  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 75 cents.
  • -  LC copies halved and mounted on cloth backing.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  2 copies
  • -  DCP

Medium

  • 1 map : col. ; 70 x 81 cm., on sheet 77 x 119 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3850 1791 .L43 1887

Repository

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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 88694196

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

L'Enfant, Pierre Charles, and United States Commissioner Of Public Buildings. Plan of the city intended for the permanent seat of the government of the 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 Potowmac": Washington D.C. [Washington: United States Coast and Geodetic Survey, 1791] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/88694196/.

APA citation style:

L'Enfant, P. C. & United States Commissioner Of Public Buildings. (1791) Plan of the city intended for the permanent seat of the government of the 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 Potowmac": Washington D.C. [Washington: United States Coast and Geodetic Survey] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/88694196/.

MLA citation style:

L'Enfant, Pierre Charles, and United States Commissioner Of Public Buildings. Plan of the city intended for the permanent seat of the government of the 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 Potowmac": Washington D.C. [Washington: United States Coast and Geodetic Survey, 1791] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/88694196/>.