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    Potomac River at Washington D.C., plan showing how reclaimed area may be utilized Shows dredged and reclaimed areas with proposed roads and plantings for the Potomac parks. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes text, 3 cross-sections, statistical table, and ill. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Washington Board of Trade
    • Date: 1894
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    Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River shewing the route of the Alexandria Canal : made in pursuance of a resolution of the Alex'a Canal Company Oct. 1838 Nautical chart with extensive annotations in col. and lead pencils to show proposed railroad routes connecting central Washington and Alexandria (Va.). Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Originally printed on 2 sheets. Includes note. LC copy soiled, stained, missing edge sections, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress...
    • Contributor: Stone, William James - Kearney, James - Turnbull, Wm. (William) - Fairfax, Wilson M. C. - Ewing, Maskell C. - Alexandria Canal Company
    • Date: 1838
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    Map of part of the Potomac River, from the head of tide water to Alexandria : with its lateral canals, soundings, and topography Relief shown by hachures. Photocopy of ms. map. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Includes "Profile of the Alexandria Canal" and distance list. LC copy annotated in pencil: From a manuscript in the Office of the Chief of Engineers. LC copy originally printed on 6 sheets, mounted on cloth backing, and accompanied by negative photocopy. Available also through the Library of Congress Web...
    • Contributor: Fairfax, Wilson M. C. - Alexandria Canal Company
    • Date: 1835
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    Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River shewing the route of the Alexandria Canal : made in pursuance of a resolution of the Alex'a Canal Company Oct. 1838 Nautical chart of the Potomac estuary within the District of Columbia. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. 29-30 Includes note. LC copies fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 1 annotated in ink in right lower margin: From Senate Doc. 178, 26th Congress, 2nd Session, Feb. 5.,...
    • Contributor: Stone, William James - Kearney, James - Turnbull, Wm. (William) - Fairfax, Wilson M. C. - Ewing, Maskell C. - Alexandria Canal Company
    • Date: 1838
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    Chart of the Potomac River from Georgetown to Alexandria Depths shown by contours and soundings. Does not cover Georgetown vicinity. Negative photocopy of ms. map. Oriented with north to the right. "Drawer 55, sheet 4." "55-4." LC copy fold-lined and originally printed on 4 sheets. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Berrien, John Macpherson - Kearney, James - Hughes, George W. (George Wurtz) - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Date: 1833
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    Potomac Aqueduct, hydrographic survey of the Potomac River near Georgetown : shewing the position of the Aqueduct, its connection with the Ch. & Ohio Canal on the north bank, and with the ... "Survey made in the fall of 1832." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. From the papers of the Virginia-District of Columbia Boundary Commission. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Rubber-stamped and annotated in ink on recto and verso: District of Columbia-Virginia Boundary Commission ... State of Virginia Exhibit No. 63 ... Date: January...
    • Contributor: Turnbull, Wm. (William) - Ewing, Maskell C. - Virginia-District of Columbia Boundary Commission
    • Date: 1832
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    [Map showing reclamation of Potomac River estuary at Washington D.C. to form harbor and the Potomac parks]. Depths shown by soundings and contours. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC copy fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Date: 1880
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    Potomack Covers the Potomac River (estuary and river), its tributaries, and the Rappahannock River. Also covers "The Northern Neck of Virginia". Title from annotation on verso. Gift; Robert Lee Brown, Woodville, Va.; October 1973. Manuscript: pen-and-ink. Condition imperfect: Torn at fold lines, missing small internal sections at fold lines and at sheet edges, formerly taped. Accompanied by carbon-copy of LC letter of acceptance addressed to...
    • Contributor: Booth, Robert
    • Date: 1770
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    Chart of the Potomac River and Eastern Branch from the Sister Islands to Geesboro Point and thence to the Navy Yard Bridge : with the topography of the adjacent country : made ... Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Also shows block numbers and major buildings. "Approved--T.C. Mendenhall, Superintendent, U.S.C. & G.S." Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined, taped, and annotated in pencil: Original is in Coast Survey. DCP
    • Contributor: Ewing, Maskell C. - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1837
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    Head of navigation of the Potomac River Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Photocopy of ms. map. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes notes. LC copy originally printed on separate sheets, assembled to 1 sheet, thirded, mounted on cloth backing, accompanied by negative photocopy, and annotated in pencil: From negative transferred from War Department. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a...
    • Contributor: Abert, S. T. (Silvanus Thayer) - Graham, Campbell - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Date: 1849
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    Junction of Potomac and Anacostia rivers Depths shown by contours and soundings. Title handwritten on original map. On original map in handwriting: Reduced by F. Fairfax 1854. Includes notes. LC copy accompanied by negative photocopy and annotated in pencil: Coast Survey. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Fairfax, F.
    • Date: 1854
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    Map of Jackson City opposite the city of Washington at the south end of the Potomac Free Bridge. Shows proposed town of Jackson City in Alexandria County D.C. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Also covers Potomac River between Georgetown and Alexandria. Lead pencil on tracing paper. Probably traced by Dr. Joseph M. Toner from the original 1843 ms. map. From the Joseph Meredith Toner collection in LC Manuscript Division. Torn, wrinkled, and fold-lined. Available also through the...
    • Contributor: Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith)
    • Date: 1843
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    Map of Jackson City opposite the city of Washington at the south end of the Potomac Free Bridge. Shows proposed town of Jackson City in Alexandria County D.C. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Also covers Potomac River between Georgetown and Alexandria. Pen-and-ink and blue wash. Faced with gauze and mounted on cloth backing. Includes later lead-pencil annotations at lower right. Map folder annotated in ink: This map removed from a binding containing a list of the original...
    • Date: 1843
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    Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River : surveyed by order of the Sec. of War for the Corporation of Georgetown D.C. with a view to the improvement of ... Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes note. LC copy fold-lined, laminated, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Burgess, R. W. - Woodruff, I. C. - Callahan, Denis - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers - United States. Congress Senate
    • Date: 1857
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    Route map of the Norfolk & Washington Steamboat Company : showing the Potomac River, Chesapeake Bay, and adjacent territory in Maryland and Virginia. Includes notes and distance table. Text, 3 deck plans, and fare table on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Norfolk and Washington Steamboat Company
    • Date: 1920
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    Potomac River at Washington, D.C., map showing progress of work : June 30, 1890 Shows dredged and reclaimed Potomac park areas. Depths shown by soundings and contours. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Hains, Peter C. (Peter Conover)
    • Date: 1890
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    Map of the Potomac & Anacostia rivers between Washington D.C. & Alexandria Va. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "Copied from the tracining [sic] of original and sent to Com'd'r J.A. Dahlgren U.S.N., M.S. Smith, Cap't of Top'l Eng'rs Asst. C.S. in charge of Office, Coast Survey Office, Washington, February 17th 1857." Blue-line print of ms. map. Includes note. "P.W. 1832. Antique." LC copy accompanied by typewritten text of note by "RS 5/9/77." Available also...
    • Contributor: Young, William S. - Upshur, A. P. (Abel Parker) - Whiting, William - Smith, M. S. - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1842
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    Washington and Georgetown harbors, District of Columbia Nautical chart. Also covers central Washington. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Printed note slip titled "Time ball" affixed at lower right. Includes notes, tide table, and survey insigne. In left upper margin: No. 391a price 40 cents. LC copy soiled, laminated, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a...
    • Contributor: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - Hilgard, J. E. (Julius Erasmus) - Cutts, R. D. (Richard Dominicus) - Lindenkohl, A. - Lindenkohl, H. (Henry)
    • Date: 1882