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  • Map
    Territory of Columbia. Relief shown by hachures. Facsim. of the 1793 topographic map of the District of Columbia by Andrew Ellicott. Original version: [Philadelphia? : s.n., 1793?]. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC copies fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Date: 1793
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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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    Topographical map of the District of Columbia Partial cadastral map showing some landowners' names in rural areas. Relief shown by contours. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC copy 1 mounted on cloth backing. Copy 2 soiled, annotated in lead and col. pencils, and missing corner sections. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Boschke, A.
    • Date: 1880
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    Subdivision of property in the county of Washington, D.C. Cadastral map of part of Columbia Heights N.W. showing some landowners' names. "March 1869." "Lots for sale by Kilbourn & Latta, real estate brokers ..." Includes text. LC copy missing small sections along edges and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Forsyth, William - Kilbourn & Latta
    • Date: 1869
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    Map of the city of Washington showing the location of the water mains Also shows hydrants and stop boxes. "To accompany the annual report of Lieut. C. McD. Townsend, U.S.A., ass't to Eng'r Comm'r D.C. 1885." LC copy fold-lined, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Townsend, C. McD. (Curtis McDonald) - Cole, Chas. D. (Charles D.) - Office of the Engineer Commissioner D.C. - District of Columbia. Engineer Department
    • Date: 1885
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    Map of survey of part of Pleasant Plains knows as "Bellevue" : recorded, book "County 6," p. 126, Surveyor's Office, D.C. Cadastral map showing lots, numbers, and dimension. "These choice lots for sale by S.C. Hill--Le Droit Building ..." LC copy annotated in red ink to show price information. LC copy 1 mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Hill, S. C.
    • Date: 1870
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    Receivers' subdivision of part of a tract of land in county of Washington, D.C., called Friendship, St. Philip, and Jacob, and re-survey of Jacob. Poster containing cadastral map. "At public auction ... October 14, '72." Large title at head of text: Chancery sale of real estate in the county of Washington, D.C. : (of W.D.C. Murdock), above Georgetown! Includes text. LC copy torn at edges and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Green & Williams - Murdock, Wm. D. C. (William D. C.)
    • Date: 1872
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    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
    Topographical sketch near Fort Staunton from points not under fire of its guns : [Washington D.C.]. Relief shown by hachures and form lines. Black and brown inks. At upper left: 211, L. Sheet 15. Missing small sections at corners. Includes bar scale. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 691.6 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Date: 1860
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    Sketch of Washington in embryo : viz., previous to its survey by Major L'Enfant, 1792 Cadastral map showing landholdings in central Washington with owners' names. Facsim. of 1874 map compiled by E.F.M. Faehtz and F.W. Pratt. Original version: [Washington? : s.n.], 1874. Includes text. LC copy fold-lined, laminated, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Faehtz, E. F. M. (Ernest F. M.) - Pratt, F. W. - Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith) - Seibert, S. R. - Capitol Centennial Committee (U.S.) - Faehtz, E. F. M.
    • Date: 1792
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    [Map of northeastern Washington D.C. showing 18th and 19th-century land ownership]. "Explanation of the land sold by Mr. D.C. Marshal in 18[3?]3 ..." Lead pencil and ink. Soiled, fold-lined, torn, sectioned to 3 sheets, and mounted on cloth backing. Includes notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Date: 1830
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    Hill no. 3 opposite Fort Maha[n] : [Washington D.C.]. Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Black ink, red ink, and lead pencil. Mounted on cloth backing. At lower right: 211, L. Sheet 10. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 691.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1860
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    Part of Georgetown, Maryland Cadastral survey map of area bounded by 33rd St., M St., Wisconsin Av. N.W., and the Georgetown waterfront, Washington D.C. Does not show ownership. Relief shown by hachures. Red ink, black ink, and blue wash. Fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 508 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Seibert, S. R.
    • Date: 1752
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    Plan for enlarging the grounds around the U.S. Capitol In lower margin: From "Documentary history of the construction and development of the United States Capitol Building and Grounds," 58th Cong. 2d Sess., House rept. no. 646, serial no. 4585, Washington, 1904, facing p. 1072. Oriented with north to the right. LC copy accompanied by negative photocopy. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: United States. Architect of Extension of Capitol - Walter, Thomas Ustick - United States. Congress House
    • Date: 188?
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    Hall and Elvans' subdivision of Meridian Hill, Washington County, D.C. : Sept. 1867 Cadastral map. In lower margin in large type: Lots on long time, at Hall's Real Estate Exchange, 71 La. Ave. LC copy stained, torn, missing sections along tears, laminated, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Bliss, Charles H. - Hall's Real Estate Exchange - Snyder, Black & Sturn
    • Date: 1867
  • Map
    City of Washington. Shows wards, built-up areas, and major buildings. Also covers Georgetown. "Entered according to act of Congress ... 1850, by Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co. ... Eastern District of Pennsylvania." Includes note, index to points of interest, and Capitol floorplan. "16." LC copy annotated in pencil and accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] New universal atlas, Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co., Philadelphia, 1852. Available also through the ...
    • Contributor: Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co.
    • Date: 1852
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    Map of the city of Washington D.C. : established as the permanent seat of the government of the U.S. of Am. Shows block numbers, wards, built-up areas, and major buildings. Also covers Georgetown. Includes inset "Map of the District of Columbia," statistical tables, and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copies shellacked, missing small edge sections, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. Phillips. Washington 1376 2 copies Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Keily, James - Van Derveer, Lloyd
    • Date: 1851
  • Map
    [Tax survey map of squares 671 and 672, N.E. Washington D.C.]. Shows dimensions for the blocks bounded by New York Av., 1st, M, and North Capitol streets N.E. "Dec--13--1884." "Square 671 valued $2,125.00. Square 672 valued $17,440.00." Title devised by cataloger. India ink. Fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 907 Vault DCP
    • Date: 1884
  • Map
    Paper-Mill tract : [on Rock Creek, N.W. Washington D.C.]. Partial cadastral survey map showing mill, cistern, millrace, dam, and associated features. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Soiled, torn, fold-lined, missing sections at edges, and mounted on cloth backing. Includes notes. On cloth backing in lead pencil: No. 160.---Paper Mill Road and contiguous lands, R-P-21. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Date: 1849
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    [Map of Carrollsburg showing its street and lot system with the later streets and lots of Washington D.C. superimposed] Cadastral map showing lot and block numbers. Carrollsburg shown in red, Washington in green. India ink and watercolor. Soiled, missing small sections along edges, and mounted on cloth backing. Includes text and statement of certification by: Wm. Forsyth, Surveyor of the City of Washington DC. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - Forsyth, William
    • Date: 179?
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    [Cadastral map of "Peter's square," Georgetown, Washington D.C.]. Cadastral map showing lot numbers and owners' initials. Covers area bounded by Wisconsin Av., M, 31st, and K streets N.W. Title devised by cataloger. Photocopy of ms. map. On verso in ink: From the manuscript original owned by Mr. Walter G. Peter. Includes computations. LC copy extensively annotated in pencil. In upper margin in pencil: Mr. Walter Peter's MS map--part of Georgetown ... LC ...
    • Contributor: Peter, Walter G.
    • Date: 1814
  • Map
    Boyd's map of the city of Washington and suburbs, District of Columbia. 22348N U.S. Copyright Office Shows block numbers, public lands, major buildings, and streetcar lines. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1882, by Wm. H. Boyd ... at Washington D.C." Includes note. LC copy 1 mounted on cloth backing. Copy 2 fold-lined. 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: 1882
  • Map
    Sub-division of lots 1, 2, 3, and 4 in square 1037, containing 49,000 sqr. ft. : [southeastern Washington, D.C.]. Scale ca. 1:900. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Annotated in pencil. Cadastral map. From the Breckinridge family papers. Covers the area bounded by Massachusetts Avenue, Fourteenth Street, B Street, and Thirteenth Street. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP AACR2: 650/1; 651/2; 650/3
    • Contributor: Breckinridge Family
    • Date: 1870
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    Map of part of the city of Washington showing position of the several divisions and route of the inaugural parade, March 4th 1889 : under direction of Gen. James A. Beaver, chief ... Also shows major buildings. LC copy halved and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Beaver, James A. (James Addams)
    • Date: 1889
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    The national capital, Washington City, D.C. Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye view. Shows Georgetown, Foggy Bottom, and Potomac waterfront. "Copyright secured by A. Sachse & Co., Baltimore, Md." LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 109 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP AACR2
    • Contributor: A. Sachse & Co.
    • Date: 1883