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    Plan of wharfing : [Anacostia River waterfront, Washington D.C.] Cadastral map showing lot lines and numbers, dimensions, and block numbers. Covers area bounded by Anacostia River, South Capitol St., and O and S Sts. S.E. Title appears twice in pencil in 2 different hands. India ink and pencil. Mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington, 1167 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry
    • Date: 1817
  • Map
    A map of the state of Virginia : reduced from the nine sheet map of the state in conformity to law
    Map of Virginia
    Covers also Washington, D.C., West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and southern Pennsylvania. Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress, the 31st day of October 1827 by W.B. Giles, Governor of the State of Virginia." Prime meridian: Washington. Issued in blue slipcase designed for this map. Annotations of place names on map area in ink (red and black) and pencil. Handwritten annotations on ...
    • Contributor: Böÿe, Herman - Tanner, Henry Schenck - Dawson, E. - Giles, William Branch
    • Date: 1827
  • Map
    Map of Anacostia River in the District of Columbia and Maryland Depths shown by contours and soundings. "Area to be filled shaded in red." Oriented with north toward the upper right. "To accompany report of Oct. 24, 1891, Peter C. Hains, Lieut. Colonel of Engineers." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes "Cross section of proposed channel." "H Ex--30--52 1." LC copy fold-lined, halved, and mounted on cloth ...
    • Contributor: Hains, Peter C. (Peter Conover) - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - Hains, Peter C.
    • Date: 1891
  • Map
    War map, showing the vicinities of Baltimore & Washington, Scale ca. 1:450,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 241.5 "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1861 by G. M. Hopkins." General map of eastern and central Maryland, Washington, D.C., and northern Virginia. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Hopkins, Griffith Morgan
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Plan of Foundry site : [Washington D.C.] Shows foundry buildings and "Depot for guns." Also covers part of Potomac River waterfront and Chesapeake and Ohio Canal. Relief shown by hachures. From the Taggart Estate papers. Accompanied by ill.: Plan & elevations of Foundry. 1 sheet ; 54 x 66 cm. LC copy soiled and fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Starbuck, C. C. - Taggart, Hugh T. (Hugh Thomas)
    • Date: 1860
  • Map
    [Map of northern Virginia and part of Maryland]. Relief shown by shading. Shows area south of Frederick, Maryland to Colchester, Virginia and west of Baltimore, Maryland to Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, including fortifications at Munson Hill. Note on verso obscured by mounting: From Capt. James W. Abert, U.S. Army Topog. Engrs. LC copy annotated in ink: Capt. James W. Abert, Capt. U.S. Army Topog. Engrs. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil ...
    • Contributor: Abert, J. W. (James William)
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Martenet and Bond's map of Montgomery County, Maryland
    Map of Montgomery County, Maryland
    Relief shown by hachures. Also shows magisterial districts, buildings, and householders' names. Also covers northern District of Columbia. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1865 by Simon J. Martenet in the Clerk's [sic] of the District Court of Maryland." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Imperfect: Brittle, halved, shellacked, missing small marginal/internal sections. LC ...
    • Contributor: Martenet, Simon J. - Martenet & Bond - Schmidt & Trowe
    • Date: 1865
  • Map
    [Longitudinal sections of Washington Aqueduct, Washington D.C. portion] "To accompany report of Board of Experts on Washington Aqueduct Tunnel, etc." India and col. inks, watercolors. Watercolored on verso to show thru to recto. Soiled, stained, and fold-lined. Plate 1 includes note: Note, showing work up to November 1, 1888. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Wilson, Joseph M. - Flad, Henry - Graff, Frederick - Board of Experts on Washington Aqueduct Tunnel
    • Date: 1889
  • Map
    [Diagrammatic map of real property condemned in favor of the Potomac Company in Washington D.C. for the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal]. Shows "Canal" and "River Potomac" between "Dam" and "Old locks." Title devised by cataloger. Typewritten in lower margin of the original: (From) "A statement of facts, shewing why the bill reported by the D.C. Committee in favor of the Potomac Company ... should not be passed," Wm. Roberts & others, Georgetown, W.A. Rind & Co., 1816, at end. Photostat copy of col. ms. map. ...
    • Contributor: Roberts, Wm. (William) - Potomac Company - W.A. Rind & Co.
    • Date: 1816
  • Map
    Map of the Anacostia River or Eastern Branch region D.C. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the upper right. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Glümer, J. V. - T. Sinclair & Son
    • Date: 1880
  • Map
    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
    Map of the located route of the Metropolitan Rail Road and the adjacent country comprising the District of Columbia and the counties of Montgomery, Frederick, and Washington in the state of Maryland, ... Topographical map of part of Maryland showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, canals, the Washington Aqueduct, roads, and railroads with mileage on the main survey line. Chartered in 1853.
    • Contributor: Hutton, Wm. R. (William Rich) - Metropolitan Railroad Company (Georgetown, Washington, D.C) - Hutton, Wm. R.
    • Date: 1855
  • Map
    Topographical sketch of the environs of Washington, D.C. : (survey of locality for public park & site for a presidential mansion) Covers territory of present-day Rock Creek Park and adjacent areas. Cadastral map showing householders' names. Relief shown by shading. "Made in compliance with Senate Resolution of 18th July 1866." "Approved by Committee of Public Buildings & Grounds of the Senate, 20th Feb'y 1867." Watercolor on photocopy base. Label inscribed "2" affixed in upper right corner. Accompanied by letter from Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army, ...
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1867
  • Map
    Atlas of fifteen miles around Washington, including the county of Montgomery, Maryland Phillips 1501 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy deacidified and rebound with each leaf encapsulated. Map of Maryland and Delaware on p. [86]-[87] and map of the United States on p. [90]-[91], and world map p. [94]-[95]. DCP
    • Contributor: Hopkins, Griffith Morgan
    • Date: 1879

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    Division of part of a tract of land in Washington County D.C. called "Mount Pleasant" : as the same was made by the devisees of Robert Peter deceased, and the allotment thereof ... Cadastral survey map showing landowners' names and "Centre line of tunnel of W.A. extension." Also covers Meridian Hill, Columbia Heights, Howard University, and adjacent tracts. "March 18th 1884." Black ink, red ink, and yellow wash. Soiled, torn, fold-lined, and taped. Includes statistical tables titled "Description of larger lots in Division of Rob't Peters Estate." On verso in ink: Mt. Pleasant, Peter Subd'n. Available also ...
    • Contributor: Carpenter, D. (Benjamin D.) - Carpenter, D.
    • Date: 1809
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    Kriegsschauplatz von Nord-America. Theil von Maryland, Distr. Columbia und Theil von Virginien
    Theil von Maryland, Distr. Columbia und Theil von Virginien | Kriegsschauplatz von Nord-America.
    Bird's-eye view of Washington D.C. region to horizon. Relief shown by shading and landform drawings. Does not show Civil War battle positions or other military features. Panel title/title in lower margin. Oriented with north to the bottom. Includes distance list. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy stained, wrinkled at fold lines, annotated in pencil, has ...
    • Contributor: Verlag Von A.D. Geisler - Anst. V. G. Henckel
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    [Maps of the Washington Aqueduct, Md. and Washington D.C.] : to accompany supplemental report of Chief Engineer dated Feb. 22nd 1864. Relief shown by hachures on some maps. Title devised by cataloger. Orientation differs. Accompanied by Senate document: Supplemental report of the chief engineer of the Washington Aqueduct. 50 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. Some maps include cross-sections. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copies fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. DCP
    • Contributor: United States. Congress. Senate
    • Date: 1864

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    Topographical sketch of the environs of Washington, D.C. : (survey of locality for public park & site for a presidential mansion) Cadastral map showing property lines, householders' names, buildings, and woods. Relief shown by hachures. "Made in compliance with Senate Resolution of 18th July 1866." "Approved by Committee of Public Buildings & Grounds of the Senate, 20th Feb'y 1867." Pen-and-ink. Sheet no. 1 oriented with north toward the upper left. Accompanied by reduced-size (ca. 1:16,000) photocopy of sheet no. 2. 1 sheet : mounted on ...
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Jacobsen, C. - Bootes, Samuel - United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1871
  • Map
    Reconnaissance of "Anacostia" above Wash. Navy Yd. Covers part of Anacostia River in Washington D.C. "Aug. 18th 1861." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. India ink and blue wash. Includes note. At upper left: 211, L. Sheet 16. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 689.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Cluss, A. - Dahlgren, John Adolphus Bernard
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Union forts on Maryland shore
    [Contours of Union forts on the north side of the Potomac, 1862] :
    Shows the names and configurations of Union fortifications on the Maryland side of the Potomac River in 1862, and in some cases the name of the regiment that built the structure. This appears to be a companion piece to the image on p. 43.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Plan of the Rebel attack on Washington, D.C., July 11th and 12th, 1864. As a diversionary measure to take some of the pressure off of besieged Petersburg, Confederate forces under Jubal Early launched a northern offensive beginning in late June 1864. After stops near Harper's Ferry and Shepherdstown, W. Va., and Frederick and Baltimore, Md., they reached the outskirts of Washington, D.C., by July 11. Reconnaissance showed the Union had begun some intensive reinforcement, so an attack ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-07-11
  • Map
    [Map of portions of Virginia and Maryland, extending from Baltimore to Strasburg, and from Washington to Gettysburg, with concentric circles at 5-mile intervals centering on Washington and on Baltimore]. Relief shown by hachures. Date and title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and crayon on tracing cloth mounted on paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H9 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. DCP
    • Date: 186?
  • Map
    Plat of the tracts of land comprising the tract known as "Kalorama" : part of original tracts of land called "Widow's Mite" and "Pretty Prospect" situated in the District of Columbia : ... Cadastral survey mapo showing landowners' names. "Jan. 1886." Black ink, red pencil, and watercolor. Fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 571 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Carpenter, D. (Benjamin D.) - Carpenter, D.
    • Date: 1886
  • Map
    [Plans and sections of the proposed continuation of the Washington Canal from Rock Creek to Little Falls of the Potomac, Washington D.C.] Section III also covers lower part of Georgetown. Drawn by Nicholas King. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Map no. I drawn in 2 sections and oriented with north toward the upper left. Mounted on cloth backing. Some maps include text, inset, or 1 or 2 longitudinal sections of canal. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 74 Vault ...
    • Contributor: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry - King, N. (Nicholas)
    • Date: 1802

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