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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
  • Map
    Plan of the Navy Yard at Washington, D.C. : showing the position and dimensions of all the buildings as they were June 1st 1881. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Black, brown, blue, and red inks. Rubber-stamped: From collection of David Dixon Porter. Faced with gauze, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes notes and index of buildings. Vault DCP
    • Date: 1881
  • Map
    [Maps of Saint Elizabeths Hospital, Washington D.C.] Relief shown by contours on topographic map. Title devised by cataloger. Names at map center: James Buchanan, J. Thompson. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Orientations differ. Includes indexes of hospital facilities. LC sheets fold-lined, trimmed at lower left corner, and mounted on cloth backing. 2 copies of topographic map. DCP
    • Contributor: Nichols, Charles H. (Charles Henry) - Coyle, John M. - Walter, Thomas Ustick - United States. Congress. Senate - Nichols, Charles H.
    • Date: 1860
  • Map
    Topographical map of the District of Columbia Partial cadastral map showing some householders' names, individual buildings, and vegetation. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Also covers Virginia shoreline zone. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861, by D. McClelland, Blanchard & Mohun, Hugh B. Sweeny, and Thos. Blagden, in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the District of Columbia." Oriented ...
    • Contributor: Boschke, A. - McClelland, D. - Sweeny, Hugh - Blagden, Thos. (Thomas) - D. McClelland, Blanchard & Mohun
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Boyd's map of the city of Washington and suburbs, District of Columbia. Partial cadastral map showing landowners' names in rural areas. Also shows block numbers, major buildings, public lands, and streetcar lines. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1884, by Wm, H. Boyd ... at Washington, D.C." Includes note. LC copies shellacked and quartered. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Boyd, Wm. H. (William H.) - Boyd, Wm. H.
    • Date: 1884
  • Map
    Part of the District of Columbia : June 1896 Covers District of Columbia less extreme southern part. Shows major buildings and suburban subdivisions. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes notes. LC copy 1 fold-lined. Copy 2 halved and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Office of the Engineer Commissioner D.C.
    • Date: 1896
  • Map
    [Map of the city of Washington : showing the sub-divisions, grades, and the general configuration of the ground Cadastral map showing lot lines, lot numbers, and block numbers. Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Pen-and-ink and pencil. Title from 1872 printed ed. Sheets numbered: III, IV, etc. LC sheets brittle. LC lacks sheets I and II. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Bastert, A. - Enthoffer, J. (Joseph)
    • Date: 1872

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    Arsenal reservation, Wash'n D.C. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available India ink and lead pencil. Originally drawn on 2 sheets. Oriented with north to the right. Annotated on verso in lead pencil, blue pencil, and red ink: M. Section III. 8. Arsenal Reservation, Washington, D.C., 400 [sic] ft. = 1 inch. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 31 Vault DCP
    • Date: 1800
  • Map
    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
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    [Survey map of Friendship tract, Washington D.C.]. Cadastral map. Relief shown by shading. Pen-and-ink and gray wash. In lead pencil at lower left on cloth backing: From the files of the Society of Oldest Inhabitants. Deposited by Henry C. Gauss in 1920's (?). One of 12 maps. In lead pencil in different hand on cloth backing: 10th Friendship. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...
    • Contributor: Gauss, Henry C. - Association of the Oldest Inhabitants of the District of Columbia
    • Date: 1800
  • Map
    City of Washington showing location of sewers referred to in advertisement and specifications dated July 1st 1884 Blueprint. Includes notes, 3 local insets, and 7 cross-sections. LC copy stained, lacking sections along edge, mounted on cloth backing, and annotated in orange pencil to show additional sewers. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Engineer Department
    • Date: 1884
  • 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 ... 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 ...
    • Contributor: L'enfant, Pierre Charles - United States. Commissioner of Public Buildings
    • Date: 1791
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    Within sight of the White House : section of Washington, D.C., known as "Hooker's Division," which contains 50 saloons and 109 bawdy-houses--list of 61 places where liquor is sold with government [sic] ... Cadastral map. Newspaper clipping. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text, directory of unlicensed premises, and index to points of interest. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. DCP
    • Date: 1890
  • Map
    Map of the city of Washington, District of Columbia, and adjacent portions of Maryland and Virginia Partial cadastral map showing some landowners' names in rural areas of D.C. Shows radial distances from White House. LC copy fold-lined and rubber-stamped: Gilbert Thompson. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Schoepf, W. Kesley - Thos. J. Fisher and Co.
    • Date: 1891
  • Map
    Map of Lincoln Park and adjacent squares in the city of Washington, D.C. Partial cadastral map. "Entered according to act of Congress ... 1890, by Francis R. Fava, Jr. ... at Washington." "No. 203. Exp. no. 699." LC copies mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Francis R. Fava, Jr., & Co. - Walker, Bartow L. - Fava, Francis R.
    • Date: 1890
  • Map
    Map of the city of Washington showing the public reservations under control of the Office of Public Buildings and Grounds Reservations numbered in red. Includes statistical table. "48 2 Ch Eng." LC copy soiled, fold-lined, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - Forsyth, William - Rockwell, A. F. - United States. Office of Public Buildings and Grounds
    • Date: 1884
  • Map
    The tourist's pocket map of the state of Virginia : exhibiting its internal improvements, roads, distances &c. Relief shown by contours. Prime meridian: Washington. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1851, by Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co. in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the eastern District of Pennsylvania." Signed on verso: Millard Fillmore March 1853. Includes lists of steamboat and stagecoach routes, and indexed inset of the District of Columbia. "Population of Virginia by Counties, in ...
    • Contributor: Young, J. H. (James Hamilton) - Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co. - Young, J. H.
    • Date: 1853
  • Map
    Map of the city of Washington. Shows block numbers, wards, railroads, and radial distances from Capitol. LC Ward maps, 226 LC copies fold-lined, missing edge sections, and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 2 also annotated in ink and col. pencils. Copy 3 also annotated in lead pencil to show lands of original proprietors. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 3 copies DCP
    • Contributor: W.H. & O.H. Morrison (Firm)
    • Date: 1868
  • Map
    Profiles of a piece of excavation lying between the intersection of the east line of Fayette Street and the west line of the extension of High Street : the material being wanted ... Covers Thirty-Fifth Street and Wisconsin Avenue N.W., Georgetown, Washington D.C. From the Taggart Estate papers. Pen-and-ink, lead pencil, and blue wash. Ink-stained, faced with gauze, and mounted on cloth backing. Includes notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 499 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Carbery, Lewis - Taggart, Hugh T. (Hugh Thomas)
    • Date: 1858
  • Map
    Map of the city of Washington : souvenir of March 4th, 1889 Shows block numbers, transit routes, and "Route of inaugural parade." Includes index to points of interest. LC copies laminated and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Evening Star Newspaper Co.
    • Date: 1889
  • Map
    Burrville, being part of the Sheriff Estate, at the north east part of the District of Columbia Cadastral map. "Recorded in liber no. 1053, fol. 191, et seq. ..." "Lots for sale by Charles A. McEuen ..." Oriented with north toward the upper right. LC copy mounted on cloth backing and annotated in ink. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Tabor, A. C. - Dean, Mary C. - McEuen, Charles A.
    • Date: 1880
  • Map
    Map to accompany the report of the Commissioners D.C. on the extension of streets and avenues of the city of Washington between Rock Creek and Lincoln Avenue : within limits designated by ... "January 24th, 1887." Relief shown by contours. LC copy stained, fold-lined, mended with tape, and annotated in ink and lead pencil. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Board of Commissioners - Ludlow, William - Office of the Engineer Commissioner D.C.
    • Date: 1887
  • Map
    Plan of the city of Washington and territory of Columbia / engraved by W. & D. Lizars, Edin'r. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ill. of the Capitols at Richmond and Washington. LC copy fold-lined and taped. DCP
    • Contributor: Lizars, W. H. (William Home) - Lizars, Daniel - Lizars, W. H.
    • Date: 1819
  • Map
    [Survey map of area at Meridian Hill, Washington D.C.]. Covers are bounded by Florida Avenue, 13th, V, 15th streets, and New Hampshire Avenue N.W. Shows block numbers and dimensions. Title devised by cataloger. Manuscript: Pen-and-ink and lead-pencil. Watermarked: A 1815. Faced with gauze. Includes ill. and computations. Notes and computations on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Date: 1815
  • Map
    Plat of the survey of the Paper Mill tract : as conveyed by Edgar Patterson to Eli Williams, Chas. & Daniel Carroll, by deed, July 26th 1811 : recorded liber A.C. folio ... Cadastral survey map. "May 1876." Also covers tract called "Rock Hill." Pen-and-ink, lead pencil, and yellow wash. Faced with gauze and mounted on cloth backing. Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 680 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Carpenter, D. (Benjamin D.)
    • Date: 1876