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Maps 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 the 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 the Potowmac" : [Washington D.C.]
Contributor Names
L'Enfant, Pierre Charles, 1754-1825.
Martin, Lawrence, 1880-1955.
U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey.
Created / Published
[Washington : U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, 1887]
Subject Headings
-  Washington (D.C.)--Maps--Early works to 1800--Facsimiles
-  United States--District of Columbia--Washington
Notes
-  Photocopy of a facsim. of the 1791 L'Enfant plan.
-  Original facsim. extensively annotated in ink by Lawrence Martin, chief, Division of Maps, Library of Congress.
-  Includes text, indexed "References," and photocopied newspaper article titled "New city of Washington," from the Gazette of the United States, Philadelphia, Jan. 4, 1792.
-  At lower right: N.I.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  LC copy torn, fold-lined, taped, and accompanied by another photocopy at a smaller scale.
-  DCP
Medium
1 map : photocopy ; 51 x 54 cm., on sheet 57 x 77 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G3850 1791 .L46 1887
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3850.ct000512
Library of Congress Control Number
88694380
Online Format
image
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/88694380
Library of Congress Online Catalog
https://catalog.loc.gov/vwebv/search?searchCode=STNO&searchArg=88694380&searchType=1&recCount=10
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Chicago citation style:

L'Enfant, Pierre Charles, Lawrence Martin, and U.S. Coast And Geodetic Survey. [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: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, 1791] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/88694380/. (Accessed August 24, 2016.)

APA citation style:

L'Enfant, P. C., Martin, L. & U.S. Coast And Geodetic Survey. (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: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/88694380/.

MLA citation style:

L'Enfant, Pierre Charles, Lawrence Martin, and U.S. Coast And Geodetic Survey. [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: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, 1791] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/88694380/>.