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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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    [Territory of Columbia]. Relief shown by hachures. City boundary labelled: Out lines of the city of Washington with the grand avenues and principal streets leading through the public appropriations. Title from later printed ed. Pen-and-ink and watercolors. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Soiled and fold-lined. Accompanied by positive and negative photocopies of 3 letters dated 1793 relating to the map, 1 of which signed by: ...
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Date: 1793
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    [Map of part of S.E. Washington D.C. now occupied by the Navy Yard and adjacent squares]. Covers area bounded by Anacostia River waterfront, 10th, L, and 5th streets S.E. Shows block numbers and dimensions. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Black and brown inks, watercolor, and lead pencil. Watermarked: Meads & Pine, GR, (fleur-de-lis under crown). Torn and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 885 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas)
    • Date: 1790
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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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    Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a house and graveyard belonging to David Burns : at present occupied by James Burns. Covers area bounded by 9th, 11th, G, nd I streets N.W. Shows house and graveyard dimensions, block dimensions, and block numbers. Black, brown, and red inks. Watermarked (fleur-de-lis under crown). Mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington, 65 Cited in preliminary cataloging: Toner collection 10. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - King, N.
    • Date: 1796
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    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
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    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
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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
  • Map
    Territory of Columbia. Relief shown by hachures. Facsim. of the 1793 topographic map of the District of Columbia by Andrew Ellicott. Original version: [Philadelphia? : s.n., 1793?]. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC copies fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Date: 1793
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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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    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
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    [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. Facsim. of ms. map. Title devised by cataloger. Original version: 1793. Laid down by a scale of eighty equal parts in an inch by ...
    • Contributor: Priggs, John F. A. - Carroll, Charles
    • 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
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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. Relief shown by hachures. On accompanying fact sheet: Nicholas King journal, Ms. Division L.C. ... order to map ... 1796. King ... prepared the maps on Nov. 21. Pen-and-ink and watercolors. Watermark: 1794 (under fleur-de-lis). Mounted on cloth backing. Accompanied by fact sheet. 1 sheet : ms. ; 61 x 46 ...
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - 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. Facsim. of the Samuel Hill engraving of 1792. Original version: [Boston : s.n., 1792]. Includes text and notes. In left upper margin: No. 3043 price 30 cents. LC copy rubber-stamped, missing edge sections, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - Hill, Samuel - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1792
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    The Mall as proposed by Pierre L'Enfant 1790 : from the original : [Washington D.C.] At head of title: Jan. 1st 1900. "To accompany annual report of Theo. A. Bingham, June 30th 1901, Col. U.S. Army." "Eng 57 1." LC copy fold-lined, halved, mounted on cloth backing, and annotated in pencil: Copied in 1900 from the L'Enfant plan of the whole city and enlarged. Year 1790 in title crossed out in pencil and replaced with 1791. Annotated in ink: ...
    • Contributor: United States. Office of Public Buildings and Grounds - L'enfant, Pierre Charles - Owen, F. D. - Bingham, Theo. A. (Theodore Alfred) - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1791
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    Topography of the federal city, 1791 : [Washington D.C.] Ms. map with original streets, roads, buildings, Washington city boundary (old), and hydrography in col. pencil on photocopy (ozalid) base. Relief shown by contours and shading. Shows "Site of President's House" and "Site of Capitol." Does not show Washington D.C. street system. Made available through courtesy of Don A. Hawkins, copyright owner. Title and statement of attribution from typewritten adhesive label affixed to verso. ...
    • Contributor: Hawkins, Don
    • Date: 1791
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    Plan of the city intended for the permanent seat of the government of t[he] United States : projected agreeable to the direction of the President of the United States, in pursuance of ... At upper right: Office, Commissioner of Public Buildings, D.C. Lacks printer's statement. Facsim. of ms. L'Enfant plan. Original version: [1791]. Includes texts containing letters dated "Washington ... 1887," text printed below "N.I.," notes, descriptive index of "References," and U.S.C. & G.S. insigne. At lower right: N.I. In right upper margin: No. 3035a price 50 cents. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...
    • Contributor: L'enfant, Pierre Charles - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - United States. Commissioner of Public Buildings
    • Date: 1791
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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. Watermarks: J Whatman, Budgen, [crown over fleur-de-lis]. Includes text and notes. LC copy soiled, torn, and annotated in ink at upper right: This map is one of the original impressions from the "Boston Plate" of 1792 ... Hugh J. Taggart. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 1278 Vault ...
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - Hill, Samuel - Taggart, Hugh T. (Hugh Thomas)
    • Date: 1792
  • Map
    16th plan from E Street south to W and from 3d west to 4th Street east : [Washington D.C.]. Cadastral map showing unidentified tinted lots, lot numbers and dimensions, and block numbers. Covers area bounded by Anacostia River, S.W. W, S.W. 3rd, S.W./S.E. D, and S.E. 4th streets. Title from handwritten (ink) label affixed to cloth backing. On cloth backing in pencil: From the files of the Society of Oldest Inhabitants. Deposited by Henry C. Gauss in 1920's (?). One of 12 maps. ...
    • Contributor: Gauss, Henry C. - Association of the Oldest Inhabitants of the District of Columbia
    • Date: 1798
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    [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
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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. Watermark: [crown over fleur-de-lis]. Includes text, notes, and coat-of-arms. Copy 1 fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 2 soiled, brittle, torn, missing small sections, trimmed, and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 3 has numerous scratch marks, and is believed to be a "late pull" from ...
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - Thackara & Vallance
    • Date: 1792
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    Hamburgh in red, the city in green : [Washington D.C.]. Partial cadastral map showing Washington D.C. street system superimposed on the earlier Hamburg street plan. Shows Hamburg lots and Washington block numbers and dimensions. Covers area bounded by 27th, H, and 17th streets N.W., and the Potomac waterfront. Black and brown inks, watercolor, and lead pencil. Originally drawn on 5 sheets, assembled to 1, quartered, and mounted on cloth backing. Stained and missing small ...
    • Date: 1790
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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