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    Plan of the city of Washington Relief shown by hachures. Watermark: SL. Includes latitude/longitude statement. LC copy accompanied by printed exhibit caption slip, mounted on cloth backing, and annotated in pencil in lower margin: The final version of the L'Enfant Plan, probably printed in 1794 ... Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: L'enfant, Pierre Charles - Thackara & Vallance
    • Date: 1794
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    Plat of survey and subdivision of "Washington Heights" : by the commissioners appointed in Equity Cause No. 9912 Scale ca. 1:1,280. LC copy annotated in pencil to show lot prices. Cadastral map. From the Breckinridge family papers. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP AACR2: 110; 651/1; 650/2; 700/1; 710/3
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - Forsyth, William - Breckinridge Family - District of Columbia. Board of Commissioners
    • Date: 1888
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    District of Columbia. Shows railroads in metropolitan area. India ink on tracing paper. LC copy mounted on cardboard. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP Vault
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    [Map of Meridian Hill subdivision, Washington, D.C., showing selected residential lots]. Scale not given. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and pencil. Cadastral map. From the Breckinridge family papers. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP AACR2: 651/1; 650/2; 650/3
    • Contributor: Breckinridge Family
    • Date: 1880
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    Port facilities at Washington D.C. & Alexandria, Va. Depths shown by soundings and contours. "Transmitted with letter dated: October 19, 1923." Includes indexed "List of piers and wharves at Washington, D.C., and Alexandria, Va.," notes, 2 "General vicinity sketch" insets, and indexed "List of steamship lines." Ancillary map ca. 1:112,000: Transportation lines of Chesapeake Bay serving the port of Baltimore Md. / Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors. "B-12-32. B-12-33." LC...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Washington District - Schmitt, Edwin A. - United States. Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors
    • Date: 1923
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    Great Falls power, plan & profile of conduit Relief shown by contours. "To accompany report dated February 4th 1913." "Approved: W.C. Langfitt, Lieut. Colonel, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army." In upper margin: Plate 3. In right lower margin: 35 sheets, sheet #3. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes profile of conduit. LC copy laminated and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy lacks other sheets. Available also through the Library of...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - Hardy, E. D. - Geological Survey (U.S.) - United States. Congress House
    • Date: 1913
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    Map of the city of Washington. Shows block numbers. Includes directory of "Width of streets and avenues." LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Norris Peters Co.
    • Date: 1905
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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
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    Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia : ceded by the states of Virginia and Maryland to the United States of America, and by them established as the ... Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Facsim. of the Samuel Hill engraving of 1792. Original version: [Boston : s.n., 1792]. Includes text and notes. LC copies accompanied by positive and negative photocopies of another exemplar with annotations in ink. Copy 1 mounted on cloth backing. Copy 2 torn and annotated in ink in left upper margin: No. 3043, price 30 [cents]. Available also...
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - Hill, Samuel - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1792
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    Map of part of the city of Washington shewing the situation of the mansion house, grave yard & buildings belonging to Mr. Notley Young : original proprietor of that part of the ... Shows block numbers, buildings by type of occupancy, fences, and street names. Covers area along Potomac River waterfront between E and L streets S.W. Drawn by Nicholas King. Black and brown inks, watercolors, with additions in lead pencil. Watermarks: HR, GR (with coat-of-arms under crown). Originally drawn on 2 sheets. Accompanied by fact sheet dated 2/76. 1 sheet : ms. ; 73 x 61...
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - King, N.
    • Date: 1796
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    Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a mansion-house belonging to James M. Lingan. Covers area bounded by 18th, M, 20th, and P streets N.W. Shows buildings, block numbers, and dimensions. Black, brown, red inks and lead pencil. Watermarked (fleur-de-lis under crown). Mounted on cloth backing. Accompanied by negative photostat dummy sheet annotated in ink: Probably drawn by Nicholas King. 1 sheet ; 61 x 46 cm. Includes note. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site...
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - King, N.
    • Date: 1796
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    Washington Yard : tracks for which company is indicted, shown in red. Covers area in central Washington D.C. bounded by Pennsylvania Av. N.W./S.E., 9th St. S.E., N St. S.E., diagonally northwestward to 14th St. S.W. Shows railroad yards, connecting trackage, and city block numbers. "October 1889." Typewritten on label affixed to verso: Ground covered by House bill 8243. Blueprint with selected tracks emphasized in red pencil. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing to fold to 22...
    • Contributor: Baltimore and Potomac Railroad
    • Date: 1889
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    Plat of proposed reservation at Fort Stevens, near Brightwood, D.C. Partial cadastral map. Shows "Battle Cemetery" at upper right. Blueprint. At lower right: With E.W. 23181/4. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - Looker, Henry - Hazen, M. C.
    • Date: 1900
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    Comprehensive plan for the National Capital, general land use objectives, 1970-1985. Scale ca. 1:29,000. "NCPC Map File No. 40.00/100.00-28417." "September 30, 1978." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP AACR2
    • Contributor: United States. National Capital Planning Commission
    • Date: 1978
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    Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia, ceded by the States of Virginia and Maryland to the United States of America, and by them established as the seat ... Scale ca. 1:20,000. Has watermarks of 1794 appearing in each corner of the map. Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. "In order to execute this plan, Mr. Ellicott ... made the bases on which the whole plan was executed." Based on Samuel Hill's Plan of the city of Washington, 1792. Same as other 1792 ed. (98-689552) except that it has the statement "Engraved...
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - Hill, Samuel
    • Date: 1794
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    Historical map of the city of Washington, District of Columbia : view of the city & location of the houses in the year 1801-02 : the beginning of Washington Shows block numbers, buildings, woods, and marshes. Existing and proposed streets are undifferentiated. Also covers Georgetown. Differs from other ed.: The statement "Artemas C. Harmon, 1931" printed to lower right of title without street address. LC copy brittle, darkened, pin-holed, missing sections of margins. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Harmon, A. C. (Artemas Canfield) - Harmon, A. C.
    • Date: 1931
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    [Cadastral map of areas designated Appropriation no. 11 and Appropriation no. 12, Washington D.C.]. Covers area bounded by Pennsylvania Avenue, 3rd, C, and 2nd streets N.W. Title devised by cataloger. Black and brown inks, tan wash, and lead pencil. Missing section at bottom and mounted on cloth backing. Includes computations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 815 Vault DCP
    • Date: 1800
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    Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a house belonging to Robert Peter. Covers area bounded by Florida Avenue, 14th, V, and 12th streets N.W. Shows block numbers and outlines, buildings, and building dimensions. Pen-and-ink and purple wash on tracing linen. Traced by Dr. Joseph M. Toner from the original map by Nicholas King ca. 1796. From the Joseph Meredith Toner Collection in LC Manuscript Division. Has circular cameo impression: [Profile of head with] words "Toner Library."...
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith)
    • Date: 1796
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    Map of that part of the city on which Mrs. Fenwick's house stands : [Washington D.C.]. Covers area bounded by Half St. west, O St. south, Half St. east, and R St. south. Shows block numbers and building dimensions. Possibly drawn by Nicholas King. Black, brown, and red inks. Watermarked [fleur-de-lis under crown]. Mounted on cloth backing. Includes indexed "References." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington, 472 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas)
    • Date: 1796
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    Guide map of Washington. Shows radial distances from Capitol. Text, table of hotel rates, and advertisement on verso. LC copy fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Lewis Eng. Co.
    • Date: 1884
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    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
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    Washington and suburbs, District of Columbia, showing permanent system of highways Partial cadastral map showing radial distances, block numbers, and landowners' names for outlying tracts. Includes inset and advertisement. LC copy brittle, lacking internal sections, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Weller, F. R. - Perley, F. A. - Wm. A. Flamm & Co.
    • Date: 1902
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    Map of the city of Washington : established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States of America Shows block numbers, wards, and government buildings. Statement of responsibility printed above bar scale. Includes index to points of interest and inset "Map of the District of Columbia." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. DCP
    • Contributor: McClelland, D.
    • Date: 1846
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    Johnson's Georgetown and the city of Washington : the capital of the United States of America. Shows block numbers, wards, extent of built-up area, major buildings, and streetcar lines. Relief shown by hachures. Includes ill. Part of atlas gazetteer on verso. "39." LC copy accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] Johnson's new illustrated family atlas, A.J. Johnson, New York, 1867. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett) - Johnson, A. J.
    • Date: 1867
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    Washington and vicinity, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia Relief shown by contours and spot heights. "Surveyed in 1913-1915." Red road overprint rev. from previous ed. Includes notes. LC copy halved and torn along fold lines. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.) - Marshall, R. (Robert Bradford) - Sutton, Frank
    • Date: 1924