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  • Plan of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia : established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States, extended to embrace its suburban towns, villages, &c. and the city of Georgetown and showing original and other valuable data not to be found on any maps heretofore published : also a diagram of the avenues showing their true courses and distances and a plan of Alexandria
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    Plan of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia : ...

    Also covers Rosslyn (Va.). Also shows block numbers, water and sewer lines, streetlights, major buildings, and streetcar lines. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the Office of the Clerk of the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia in the year 1876." Originally printed on 6 sheets. Includes notes, insets of D.C. avenues and Alexandria, population table, and D.C. commissioners' names. LC sheets ...

    • Contributor: Forsyth, William - District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Date: 1876
  • Plan of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia : established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States, extended to embrace its suburban towns, villages, &c. and the city of Georgetown and showing original and other valuable data not to be found on any maps heretofore published : also a diagram of the avenues showing their true courses and distances and a plan of Alexandria
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    Plan of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia : ...

    Depths shown by contours. Also covers Rosslyn (Va.). Also shows wards, block numbers, water and sewer lines, streetlights, major buildings, and streetcar lines. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the Office of the Clerk of the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia in the year 1870." Includes notes, insets of D.C. avenues and Alexandria, and population table. LC copy darkened, brittle, missing ...

    • Contributor: Forsyth, William
    • Date: 1870
  • Plan of the city of Washington and territory of Columbia / engraved by W. & D. Lizars, Edin'r.
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    Plan of the city of Washington and territory of Columbia / en...

    Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ill. of the Capitols at Richmond and Washington. LC copy fold-lined and taped. DCP

    • Contributor: Lizars, W. H. (William Home) - Lizars, Daniel - Lizars, W. H.
    • Date: 1819
  • Map of the District of Columbia including the cities of Washington, Georgetown, and Alexandria, Virginia.
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    Map of the District of Columbia including the cities of Washi...

    Shows wards and districts. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes ancillary map of Alexandria. LC copy 1 quartered, trimmed, has center section cut out, and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 2 fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP 2 copies

    • Date: 1873
  • Map of the Potomac & Anacostia rivers between Washington D.C. & Alexandria Va.
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    Map of the Potomac & Anacostia rivers between Washington D.C....

    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
  • Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River shewing the route of the Alexandria Canal : made in pursuance of a resolution of the Alex'a Canal Company Oct. 1838
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    Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River shewing ...

    Nautical chart with extensive annotations in col. and lead pencils to show proposed railroad routes connecting central Washington and Alexandria (Va.). Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Originally printed on 2 sheets. Includes note. LC copy soiled, stained, missing edge sections, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Stone, William James - Kearney, James - Turnbull, Wm. (William) - Fairfax, Wilson M. C. - Ewing, Maskell C. - Alexandria Canal Company
    • Date: 1838
  • Plan of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia : established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States, extended to embrace its suburban towns, villages, &c. and the city of Georgetown and showing original and other valuable data not to be found on any maps heretofore published : also a diagram of the avenues showing their true courses and distances and a plan of Alexandria
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    Plan of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia : ...

    Depths shown by contours. Also covers Rosslyn (Va.). Also shows block numbers, water and sewer lines, streetlights, major buildings, and streetcar lines. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the Office of the Clerk of the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia in the year 1870." Includes notes, insets of D.C. avenues and Alexandria, and population table. LC copy darkened, brittle, missing substantial ...

    • Contributor: Forsyth, William
    • Date: 1870
  • [Map of Alexandria, Virginia]
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    [Map of Alexandria, Virginia]

    Illustrates Alexandria's central position in the defense of Washington, where at least 12 outlying forts surrounded the city. Military camps of various Union officers such as Samuel Peter Heintzelman are indicated on this map.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia : established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States, extended to embrace its suburban towns, villages, &c. and the city of Georgetown and showing original and other valuable data not to be found on any maps heretofore published : also a diagram of the avenues showing their true courses and distances and a plan of Alexandria
    Map

    Plan of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia : ...

    Depths shown by contours. Also covers Rosslyn (Va.). Also shows block numbers, water and sewer lines, streetlights, major buildings, and streetcar lines. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the Office of the Clerk of the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia in the year 1870." Includes notes, insets of D.C. avenues and Alexandria, and population table. LC copy darkened, fold-lined, soiled, missing ...

    • Contributor: Forsyth, William - District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - District of Columbia. Board of Public Works
    • Date: 1870
  • Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River shewing the route of the Alexandria Canal : made in pursuance of a resolution of the Alex'a Canal Company Oct. 1838
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    Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River shewing ...

    Nautical chart of the Potomac estuary within the District of Columbia. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. 29-30 Includes note. LC copies fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 1 annotated in ink in right lower margin: From Senate Doc. 178, 26th Congress, 2nd Session, Feb. 5., ...

    • Contributor: Stone, William James - Kearney, James - Turnbull, Wm. (William) - Fairfax, Wilson M. C. - Ewing, Maskell C. - Alexandria Canal Company
    • Date: 1838
  • District of Columbia and the seat of war on the Potomac.
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    District of Columbia and the seat of war on the Potomac.

    Low-angle bird's-eye view. Shows cities of Washington and Alexandria in foreground. Includes index of military positions with regiment names. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 678 Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. 39 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. DCP

    • Contributor: Bohn, Casimir - E. Sachse & Co.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map showing positions of Union and Rebel forces Septr 1861.
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    Map showing positions of Union and Rebel forces Septr 1861.

    Depicts the area between Lewinsville, in Fairfax County, and Georgetown in the north, and Alexandria in the south. The location of the Loudoun and Hampshire Railroad is also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
  • Port facilities at Washington D.C. & Alexandria, Va.
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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