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  • Map
    Sketch of Washington in embryo : viz., previous to its survey by Major L'Enfant Cadastral map showing landholdings in central Washington with owners' names. Includes text. LC copy 1 soiled, fold-lined, taped, and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy 2 laminated and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy 2 annotated in pencil, ink, and watercolor to show tract boundaries and buildings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Faehtz, E. F. M. (Ernest F. M.) - Pratt, F. W. - Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith) - Seibert, S. R. - Trill
    • Date: 1792
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    No. 1. Magruder & Bealls "Honesty" ; No. 2. Alexander Island, Alexandria County, Va. Cadastral survey maps. "Beginning of the Resurvey of Honesty ... January 1st 1753 for 865 acres." From the Joseph M. Toner papers. Pen-and-ink. Soiled, fold-lined, torn, taped, missing small sections, and faced with rice paper. Includes notes and tables of survey data. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith)
    • Date: 1753
  • Map
    Map of Georgetown, 1796 Partial cadastral map showing some landowners' names. India ink. Torn, mounted on cloth backing, and with red-star seals affixed near examiners' names. Includes inset, examination and registration statements, and clerk's and examiners' names. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Bastert, A.
    • Date: 1796
  • Map
    1791 map of District of Columbia, before the city was laid out : showing the main roads (used by President Washington) as surveyed by Andrew Ellicott in 1791-2 and published in Paris, ... Relief shown by hachures. Blueprint. LC Trails 96 Includes text. LC copy signed in ink at bottom: By Artemas C. Harmon. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Harmon, A. C. (Artemas Canfield)
    • Date: 1791
  • Map
    5th plan, from 7th east to 13th Street and G Street south to East Capitol Street : [S.E. Washington D.C.]. Partial cadastral map showing block numbers, outline of pre-existing landholding, and lots tinted in different colors. Covers area bounded by East Capitol, 13th, G, and 7th streets S.E. Title from handwritten (ink) label affixed to cloth backing. Pen-and-ink, watercolors, and lead pencil. Watermark: L Munn 1794. Edged in green cloth stripping, mounted on cloth backing, and annotated in lead pencil on cloth backing: From ...
    • Contributor: King, Rt. (Robert) - Gauss, Henry C. - Association of the Oldest Inhabitants of the District of Columbia - King, Rt.
    • Date: 1794
  • Map
    A plan exhibiting the squares on which Robert Peter's buildings stood on the tract of land called Mexico, within the city of Washington. Covers area bounded by 28th, K, 24th, and H streets N.W. Shows block numbers and lot lines and numbers in block no. 5. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: D&C Blauw (with horn in cartouche). Fold-lined. Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. On preliminary shelflist card: Toner collection no. 17. Phillips. Washington, ...
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - King, N.
    • Date: 1796
  • Map
    Goose Creek : [Washington D.C.] Covers Tiber Creek estuary in the area now occupied by the Mall. Shows proposed Washington D.C. street alignments. Pen-and-ink and brown wash. Originally drawn on 2 sheets. Watermark: J Whatman (with fleur-de-lis under crown). Oriented with north to the bottom. Stained, missing section at lower right corner, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...
    • Contributor: Henry
    • Date: 1790
  • Map
    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. Watermarks: I Taylor, GR, [crown over fleur-de-lis]. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text and notes. LC copies torn, annotated in ink on recto, annotated in ink and pencil on verso to give partial cadastral maps of selected blocks, and mounted on transparent cloth backing. Phillips. Washington 1278 2 ...
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - Hill, Samuel
    • Date: 1792
  • Map
    Plan of part of the city of Washington exhibiting the property of James M. Ling[a]n ; A map of part of a tract of land called the Hopyard : being part of ... Cadastral maps showing original landholdings with 1858 street system superimposed. Lingan map covers area bounded by W, 16th, H, 22nd, and Boundary streets N.W. Baily map covers area bounded by F, 14th, N, and 10th streets S.E. Black and red inks, watercolor, and lead pencil. Soiled, missing small sections along edges, and mounted on cloth backing. Includes text and statement of certification headed: Surveyors ...
    • Contributor: Forsyth, William - Fenwick, George - District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Date: 1794
  • Map
    View of the city of Washington in 1792. Cadastral map showing named land tracts with owners' names. Selected buildings and trees shown pictorially. Planimetric map--not bird's-eye view. Also shows townsites of Georgetown, Hamburgh, and Carrollsburg. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy accompanied by D.C. Sesquicentennial exhibition caption, Apr. 1950-Apr. 1951: 9. Pre-District plantations. LC copy darkened, fold-lined, lacking small sections along edges, and ...
    • Date: 1792
  • Map
    [Partial cadastral map of southern part of Georgetown, Washington D.C.]. Shows buildings in different colors, some landowners' names, and unidentified profiles along streets. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Black ink, red ink, and watercolors. Watermark: Budgen 1799 (with device under crown). Soiled, torn, assembled from small sheets of paper, thirded, edged with cloth, and annotated in lead pencil on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - King, N.
    • Date: 1799
  • Map
    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. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Black and red inks. Watermark: IV. Mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. On preliminary shelflist card: Toner collection no. 12. Phillips. Washington, 704 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - King, N.
    • Date: 1796
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    [Cadastral survey map of Charles Carroll Jr.'s land in central Washington D.C. in 1793] 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." Lead pencil on tracing paper. Title devised by cataloger. Probably traced by Dr. Joseph M. Toner from the original 1793 map. From the Joseph ...
    • Contributor: Priggs, John F. A. - Carroll, Charles - Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith)
    • Date: 1793
  • Map
    [Partial cadastral map of the area immediately south of the Mall, S.W. Washington D.C.]. Cadastral map showing lot and block numbers, outline of pre-existing landholding, and lots tinted in different colors in some blocks. Covers area bounded by Washington Canal, 3rd St. S.W., H St. S.W., and the Potomac River, including part of the Mall. Title devised by cataloger. On cloth backing in lead pencil: From 3d Street to 15th Street west / map by R. King. At ...
    • Contributor: King, Rt. (Robert) - Gauss, Henry C. - Association of the Oldest Inhabitants of the District of Columbia - King, Rt.
    • Date: 1794
  • Map
    Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a mansion-house and grave-yard belonging to Abraham Young. Shows block numbers, buildings, and building dimensions. Covers area approx. bounded by 13th, F, 15th, and C streets N.E. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Dark brown, light brown, and red inks. Watermark: IV. Trimmed and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Cited in preliminary cataloging: Toner Collection no. 16. Phillips. Washington, 1266 Vault ...
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - King, N.
    • Date: 1796
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    Square south of square no. 667, city of Washington Cadastral map of block bounded by Water, W, 1st, nd V streets S.W. in the area formerly called Carrollsburg. Date mentioned in text on verso: 26th day of June 1794. Title from verso. Watermark (regal figure in cartouche surmounted by crown). Pen-and-ink. Fold-lined. Accompanied by manila folder: Autograph of R. King, Surveyor, city of Washington ... / Forest H. Sweet, Battle Creek, Michigan. [4] ...
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - King, Rt. (Robert)
    • Date: 1799
  • Map
    The Dermott or tin case map of Washington 1797-8. Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Depths shown by soundings. "United States Coast and Geodetic Survey Office, Washington, May 4, 1888." Facsimile. Original version: [1798?]. In left upper margin of some copies: 3035B price 2.00 dollars. Includes text headed "Washington City, March 30th 1854" and texts of official documents. LC sheets fold-lined. Copy 2 sheets halved, laminated, and mounted on cloth backing. Available ...
    • Contributor: Dermott, James R. (James Reed) - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1797
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated the mansion-house & grave yard belonging to Mr. Geo. Walker. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Covers area bounded by E, 7th, C, and 5th streets N.E. Shows block numbers and outlines, buildings, and block and building 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 ...
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith)
    • 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. Also covers Georgetown. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "L. Wayland and C. Smith 1795" deleted from publisher's statement. Includes "Remarks" and coat-of-arms. LC copy soiled, edged in cloth stripping, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Reid, John - Rollinson, William
    • Date: 1795
  • Map
    [Map of landholdings in the part of Prince George's County (Md.) that is now central Washington D.C.] Shows landholdings as of "1784." Depths shown by soundings. Pen-and-ink (black and purple) on tracing linen. Title devised by cataloger. Probably traced by Joseph M. Toner from the original map by Beatty and Orme. From the Joseph Meredith Toner Collection in LC Manuscript Division. Oriented with north to the right. Stained and fold-lined. Includes notes and index of survey points. On verso in lead ...
    • Contributor: Beatty, Chas. (Charles) - Orme, Arch. (Archibald) - Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith)
    • Date: 1784
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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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    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