Map 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 the Potowmac : [Washington D.C.]

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Title
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 the Potowmac : [Washington D.C.]
Contributor Names
L'Enfant, Pierre Charles, 1754-1825.
Stewart, John, 1868-1928.
United States. Commissioner of Public Buildings.
Created / Published
Washington : Office of the Commissioner of Public Buildings, [1882]
Subject Headings
-  Washington (D.C.)--Maps--Early works to 1800--Facsimiles
-  United States--District of Columbia--Washington
Notes
-  "I certify that this is a true copy of the original in this office, John Stewart, civil engineer in charge of records, 10th Oct'r 1882."
-  Facsim. of the L'Enfant plan showing part of the street system of the original.
-  Original version: [1791].
-  Includes text, notes, and descriptive index of "References."
-  At lower right: N.I.
-  LC copies halved and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 2 also annotated in lead pencil to give textual data about John Stewart and his role in preparing the facsim.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  2 copies
-  DCP
Medium
1 map : col. ; 70 x 82 cm., on sheet 78 x 105 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G3850 1791 .L4 1882
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3850.ct004357
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3850.ct004358
Library of Congress Control Number
88694202
Online Format
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Description
"I certify that this is a true copy of the original in this office, John Stewart, civil engineer in charge of records, 10th Oct'r 1882." Facsim. of the L'Enfant plan showing part of the street system of the original. Original version: [1791]. Includes text, notes, and descriptive index of "References." At lower right: N.I. LC copies halved and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 2 also annotated in lead pencil to give textual data about John Stewart and his role in preparing the facsim. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
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https://lccn.loc.gov/88694202
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L'Enfant, Pierre Charles, John Stewart, 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 the Potowmac: Washington D.C. [Washington: Office of the Commissioner of Public Buildings, 1791] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/88694202/.

APA citation style:

L'Enfant, P. C., Stewart, J. & 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 the Potowmac: Washington D.C. [Washington: Office of the Commissioner of Public Buildings] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/88694202/.

MLA citation style:

L'Enfant, Pierre Charles, John Stewart, 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 the Potowmac: Washington D.C. [Washington: Office of the Commissioner of Public Buildings, 1791] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/88694202/>.