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 on the sixteenth day of July, MDCCXC, "establishing the permanent seat on the bank of the Potowmac" /

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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 on the sixteenth day of July, MDCCXC, "establishing the permanent seat on the bank of the Potowmac" /
Other Title
Computer-assisted reproduction of Pierre Charles L'Enfant's 1791 manuscript plan for the city of Washington.
L'Enfant's 1791 manuscript plan of the city of Washington.
Contributor Names
L'Enfant, Pierre Charles, 1754-1825.
Library of Congress.
Geological Survey (U.S.)
National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Created / Published
Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1991.
Subject Headings
-  Washington (D.C.)--Maps--Early works to 1800--Facsimiles
-  United States--District of Columbia--Washington
Notes
-  In lower margin at left: Computer-assisted reproduction of Pierre Charles L'Enfant's 1791 manuscript plan for the city of Washington, produced by the U.S. Geological Survey for the Library of Congress.
-  Facsimile.
-  Original version: [1791].
-  "Published by the Library of Congress in 1991 with support from the National Geographic Society, the U.S. Geological Survey, and the National Park Service."
-  Margins printed in beige tint.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Includes text, notes, and index of "References."
Medium
1 map ; 74 x 103 cm., folded to 20 x 28 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G3850 1791 .L41 1991
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3850.ct000091
Library of Congress Catalog Number
97683585
Library of Congress Catalog Number Record
https://lccn.loc.gov/97683585
Online Public Access Catalog Record
https://catalog.loc.gov/vwebv/search?searchCode=STNO&searchArg=97683585&searchType=1&recCount=10
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Chicago citation style:

L'Enfant, Pierre Charles, Library Of Congress, U.S Geological Survey, and U.S National Geographic Society. [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 on the sixteenth day of July, MDCCXC, "establishing the permanent seat on the bank of the Potowmac"]. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 1991. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/97683585. (Accessed February 13, 2016.)

APA citation style:

L'Enfant, P. C., Library Of Congress, Geological Survey, U. S. & National Geographic Society, U. S. (1991) [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 on the sixteenth day of July, MDCCXC, "establishing the permanent seat on the bank of the Potowmac"]. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/97683585.

MLA citation style:

L'Enfant, Pierre Charles, et al. [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 on the sixteenth day of July, MDCCXC, "establishing the permanent seat on the bank of the Potowmac"]. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 1991. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/97683585>.