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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. Also covers Georgetown. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Includes "Remarks" and coat-of-arms. LC copy 1 foxed, fold-lined, taped on verso, and accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] American atlas, for Winterbotham history, John Reid, New York, 1796. Copy 2 fold-lined, darkened, missing small edge sections, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the...
    • Contributor: Reid, John - Rollinson, William - Wayland, Levi - Smith, Charles
    • Date: 1795
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    Plan of the city of Washington. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also covers Georgetown. "Published by J. Stockdale Piccadilly 16th Sep'r 1798." From Isaac Weld's Travels through the states of North America ..., 1799. LC copies mounted on cloth backing. Copy 1 also fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 1298 2 copies Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Weld, Isaac - Stockdale, John
    • Date: 1798
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    Plan of part of the city of Washington, in the vicinity of the upper Eastern Branch ferry, shewing the situation of the buildings & grave yards belonging to the Widow Wheler. Covers area bounded by 12th, L, 15th streets, and Anacostia River waterfront S.E. Shows block numbers and outlines, buildings, and block and building dimensions. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and blue 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:...
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith)
    • Date: 1796
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    Territory of Columbia Relief shown by hachures. Printed along city boundary: Out lines of the city of Washington with the grand avenues and principal streets leading through the public appropriations. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Roads watercolored in brown and estuary in light blue. Missing edge section, stained, fold-lined, mounted on cloth backing, and edged with leatherette strips. Available also through the Library of Congress...
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Date: 1794
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    Square no. 602, city of Washington Cadastral map of block bounded by Canal, Q, 2nd, and R streets S.W. in the area formerly called Carrolsburg. On verso: Augt. 24th 1799. Title from verso. Oriented with north to the bottom. Watermark (regal figure in cartouche surmounted by crown). Pen-and-ink. Fold-lined. Accompanied by manila folder: Autograph of city of Washington surveyor's plat ... / Forest H. Sweet, Battle Creek, Michigan. [4] p....
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - King, Rt. (Robert)
    • Date: 1799
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    [Cadastral map of part of S.W. Washington D.C. showing land tracts and buildings belonging to Notley Young]. Shows block numbers and dimensions, buildings, fences, and street names. Covers area bounded by Water, F, 6th, and K streets S.W. Title devised by cataloger. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. At upper left in ink: Mr. Notley Young; at upper right in lead pencil: City of Washington. Black and red inks. Watermarks: IV, (fleur-de-lis under crown). Soiled, fold-lined, and missing corner section. Accompanied by...
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - King, N.
    • Date: 1796
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    The red shade shews the part of Port Royal belonging to Mess'rs Sands & Lynch : [Washington D.C.] Cadastral map showing outline of Port Royal with city streets and lots superimposed. Covers area bounded by Q, 2nd, H, and 10th streets N.W. Black, brown, blue inks and watercolor. Fold-lined, faced with gauze, and mounted on cloth backing. Watermarked. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 732 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Dermott, James R. (James Reed) - Dermott, James R.
    • Date: 1796
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    Plan of part of the city of Washington shewing the situation of the buildings belonging to Mr. Dan'l Carroll of Duddington. Covers area bounded by 1st and 2nd streets and North and South Carolina avenues S.E., Capitol Hill, Washington D.C. Relief shown by hachures. Shows block numbers and outlines, dimensions, buildings, and function of buildings. Pen-and-ink and watercolors 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...
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith) - King, N.
    • Date: 1796
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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. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also covers Georgetown. Facsimile. Original version: Engrav'd by Thackara & Vallance Philad'a 1792. [Philadelphia : s.n., 1792]. Includes text, notes, and coat-of-arms. At upper left of some copies: No. 3035 price 30 cents. LC copies variously fold-lined, missing small edge sections, halved, annotated in pencil, laminated, and mounted on...
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - Thackara & Vallance
    • Date: 1792
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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. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also covers Georgetown. Includes text, notes, and coat-of-arms. Soiled, mounted on cloth backing, edged with artificial leather stripping, partially hand col., and annotated in ink: The squares coloured Red and these from which Morris & Nicholson were excluded a right of selection ... Hamburgh. Available also through the Library...
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - Thackara & Vallance
    • Date: 1792
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    Plan of the city of Washington. Relief shown by hachures. Also covers Georgetown. From Jedidiah Morse's The American geography, 1794, p. 468. "Published by J. Stockdale Piccadilly 16th Sept'r 1794." LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 1292 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Morse, Jedidiah - Stockdale, John
    • Date: 1794
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    A description of the situation and plan of the city of Washington : now building for the metropolis of America, and established as the permanent residence of Congress after the year 1800 Text only; does not include map. "London, York Hotel, Bridge-street, Black-friars, March 12, 1793." LC copy fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Walker, George
    • Date: 1793
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    Map of Carroll's land : [central Washington, D.C.] Cadastral survey of land tracts named Duddington Pasture, Duddington Manor, New Troy, and Houps Addition, with owners' names. "The out lines of the Resurvey as made for Charles Carroll Jun'r the 16th day of May 1759 is shadowed with yellow." Title from verso. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Includes text and indexed boundary descriptions. Mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web...
    • Contributor: Priggs, John F. A. - Carroll, Charles
    • Date: 1793
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    View of the city of Washington in 1792 : superimposed on a map of 1914. Cadastral map showing land tracts, owners' names, block numbers, and radial distances from the Patent Office. Selected buildings and trees shown pictorially. Planimetric map--not bird's-eye view. Text signed by W.O. Owen and subtitle both annotated in ink. Accompanied by handwritten letter / W.O. Owen. 1 sheet : ink ; 25 x 12 cm. -- Negative photocopy of map of central Washington. 1 sheet ;...
    • Contributor: Owen, W. O.
    • Date: 1792
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    Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a house and grave yard belonging to David Burns : at present occupied by James Burns. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Covers area bounded by 9th, 11th, G, and I streets N.W. Shows house and graveyard dimensions, block dimensions, and block numbers. Pen-and-ink (black and purple) 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] Toner Library. Accompanied...
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith)
    • Date: 1796
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    Plan of the city intended for the permanent seat of the government of the United States : projected agreeable to the direction of the President of the United States, in pursuance of ... "I certify that this is a true copy of the original in this office, John Stewart, civil engineer in charge of records, 10th Oct'r 1882." Facsim. of the L'Enfant plan showing part of the street system of the original. Original version: [1791]. Includes text, notes, and descriptive index of "References." At lower right: N.I. LC copies halved and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 2...
    • Contributor: L'enfant, Pierre Charles - Stewart, John - United States. Commissioner of Public Buildings
    • Date: 1791
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    Plan of the city of Washington Printed from the same plate as the map appearing in The universal asylum, and Columbian magazine, Philadelphia, Mar. 1792. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes latitude/longitude statement. LC copy 1 mounted on cloth backing and annotated in lead pencil: 1st printed edition of the L'Enfant plan. Copy 2 trimmed and mounted on cloth backing. Phillips. Washington...
    • Contributor: L'enfant, Pierre Charles - Thackara & Vallance
    • Date: 1792
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    The plot of Carroll'sburgh : [part of Washington D.C.]. Cadastral survey map showing lot numbers. Pen-and-ink. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Torn and fold-lined. Accompanied by index of lots: List of the original proprietors of the lots in Carrollsburg, with the numbers ... [6] p. : ms. ; 64 x 21 cm. or smaller, folded in leather binder 36 x 23 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site...
    • Date: 1790
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    Plan of the city of Washington. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also covers Georgetown. "Published by J. Stockdale Piccadilly 16th Sep'r 1798." From the author's Travels through the states of North America ..., 1799. Soiled and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Weld, Isaac - Stockdale, John
    • Date: 1798
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    [Property survey of tracts and land grants in part of Maryland near Tiber Creek, now central Washington D.C.]. Cadastral map covering tracts named Jamaca, Port Royal, Burns Neglect, Elenor, Gleenings, Gordons Meddows, Knock, Houp Yard, and Cern Abbey Mannor. "Beginning of 'Cern Abbey Mannor' being a resurvey on Duddington Mannor, New Troy, all granted to Tho's Notley in one patent by name of Cern Abbey Mannor, surveyed for Charles Carroll Jun'r May 15th 1759." Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Includes 3 insets. On...
    • Date: 1760
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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. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Covers area bounded by 18th, M, 20th, and P streets N.W. Shows buildings, block numbers and outlines, and dimensions. Pen-and-ink 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] Toner Library. Accompanied by lead-pencil ms. tracing (tracing...
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith)
    • Date: 1796
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    Map of Georgetown : act of May 15, 1751. Cadastral map showing lot numbers. Covers area bounded by 33rd, Prospect, Thomas Jefferson streets N.W., and the Potomac waterfront. Below title: Survey & plat completed February 27, 1752; 69 lots sold on March 21, 1752. Photocopy of ms. map. LC copy annotated in ink on recto: 13; rubber-stamped on verso: Handy, print, Washington, D.C. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as...
    • Date: 1792
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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 1:19,800. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Also covers Georgetown. From the author's An American atlas, London, 1795. Includes "Remarks" and coat-of-arms. LC copies variously trimmed, missing small sections, fold-lined, laminated, mounted on paper or cloth backing, and accompanied by negative photocopies. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster...
    • Contributor: Russell, John
    • Date: 1795
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    Plan of the city of Washington. At upper left: Literary Magazine. From Literary magazine and British review, Jan. 1793, opp. p. 49 (AP3.L62). "Published as the Act directs Feb. 1, 1793 for the Proprietors by J. Good, Bond Street." Includes latitude/longitude statement and coat-of-arms. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined, laminated, mounted on cloth backing, accompanied by photocopy at larger...
    • Contributor: Good, J.
    • Date: 1793
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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