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  • Map
    [Cadastral map of Beatty and Hawkins's addition to Georgetown, Washington D.C.]. Title devised by cataloger. Drawn by William Smith, 1755. Photocopies of ms. map. Includes inset and computations. LC copies accompanied by negative photocopy and annotated in pencil on verso: Hawkin's [sic] and Beatty's addition to Georgetown, Wm. Smith, from original ms. in Court Archives in Rockville, Md. [1755]. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Smith, William
    • Date: 1755
  • 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
    [Survey map of part of S.W. and S.E. Washington D.C.]. Covers area bounded by Q St. S.W./S.E., Anacostia River, S St. S.W., and Potomac River. Shows block outlines and numbers, street center-lines, base points, and dimensions. Does not show lots or land ownership. Title devised by cataloger. In pencil on paper slip affixed to cloth backing: Map found in an old closet in 1859 at Mt. Vernon exhibiting a portion of the city of ...
    • Contributor: Washington, George
    • Date: 1791
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    Plan der stad Washington : bestemd tot de hoofdstad van America, en ter bestendige verblijfplaats van het Congres, naa het jaar 1800. Shows proposed government buildings. Relief shown by hachures. Also covers Georgetown. From A. van der Kroe's Vaderlandsche letter-oefeningen waarin boeken en schriften, Amsterdam, 1793, Z1007.V12. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes latitude/longitude statement. LC copy foxed, fold-lined, laminated, and mounted on cloth backing. Phillips. Washington 1287 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Kroe, A. Van Der
    • Date: 1793
  • Map
    Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated the house and grave-yard belonging to the heirs of John Davidson. Covers part of Washington D.C. central business district bounded by 11th, K, 13th streets, and Massachusetts Avenue N.W. Shows block numbers, buildings, and building dimensions. Possibly drawn by Nicholas King. 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, 451 Cited in preliminary cataloging: Toner ...
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas)
    • Date: 1796
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    [Cadastral survey map of land tracts in central Washington D.C. ca. 1793]. Facsim. of ms. cadastral survey of tracts named Duddington Pasture, Duddington Manor, and New Troy. "The whole now called Cerne-Abbey Manor contains 1531 [acres]. The resurvey is distinguished by black lines." Original version: Platted by a scale of 80 equal parts in an inch by I.P. [1793?]. Includes notes and acreage table. LC copy fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy accompanied by ...
    • Contributor: Priggs, John F. A.
    • Date: 1793
  • Map
    Plat of Carrollsburg Cadastral survey map showing lot numbers and some initials of proprietors. Alternate title in ink on verso: Plan of Carrollsburg that now forms a part of Washington City. Brown and red inks. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Originally drawn on 2 sheets. Fold-lined, missing small sections, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...
    • Contributor: Deakins, Francis
    • Date: 1770
  • Map
    Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated the mansion-house & grave-yard belonging to Mr. Geo. Walker. Cadastral map of area bounded by E, 7th, C, and 5th streets N.E. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Black, brown, and red inks, and lead pencil. Watermark (fleur-de-lis under crown). Mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington, 1115 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - King, N.
    • Date: 1796
  • Map
    [Property survey of that part of Prince Georges County, Maryland, later to become central Washington D.C.]. Cadastral survey of tracts identified as Duddington Manor, New Troy, Gordons Meadows, Gleanings, Elinor, Bealls Leveles, Duddington Pasture, etc. Photocopy of ms. survey map. Oriented with north to the right. Originally printed on 2 sheets. Includes text and notes. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Typewritten label affixed to cloth backing of LC copy: Photostat from negative in the Department of Justice--an exhibit in ...
    • Contributor: Priggs, John F. A.
    • Date: 1760
  • 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
  • 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
    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
  • Map
    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
  • 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. 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
  • Map
    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
  • 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: 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
    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 Relief shown by hachures. Also covers Georgetown. From Universal magazine, July 1793, facing p. 41. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes latitude/longitude statement. LC copies variously torn, fold-lined, edged with imitation leather stripping, mounted on cloth backing, and accompanied by photocopy at larger scale. Phillips. Washington 1289 3 copies Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Bent, William - Baker, (Benjamin)
    • Date: 1793
  • Map
    [Map of Carrollsburg showing its street and lot system with the later streets and lots of Washington D.C. superimposed] Cadastral map showing lot and block numbers. Carrollsburg shown in red, Washington in green. India ink and watercolor. Soiled, missing small sections along edges, and mounted on cloth backing. Includes text and statement of certification by: Wm. Forsyth, Surveyor of the City of Washington DC. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - Forsyth, William
    • Date: 179?
  • Map
    [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
  • Map
    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 ... Photocopy of a facsim. of the 1791 L'Enfant plan. Original facsim. extensively annotated in ink by Lawrence Martin, chief, Division of Maps, Library of Congress. Includes text, indexed "References," and photocopied newspaper article titled "New city of Washington," from the Gazette of the United States, Philadelphia, Jan. 4, 1792. At lower right: N.I. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...
    • Contributor: L'enfant, Pierre Charles - Martin, Lawrence - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1791
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    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," notes, descriptive index of "References," and U.S.C. & G.S. insigne. Lacks text below "N.I." At lower right: N.I. In right upper margin: No. 3035a price 50 cents. Some copies have: ... 75 cents. LC copy 1 ...
    • Contributor: L'enfant, Pierre Charles - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - United States. Commissioner of Public Buildings
    • Date: 1791
  • Map
    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