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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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    [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
  • 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. 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
  • Map
    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
    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
  • Map
    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
  • 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
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    [Site of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., in relation to pre-1790 landholdings]. Shows boundaries and names of original landholdings. Indicates "Approximate position of L. of C.--located by a later survey." "Traced from a map in 'Potomac Flats Case,' vol. VI." Lead pencil. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Date: 1790
  • Map
    Square no. 653, city of Washington Cadastral map of block bounded by South Capitol, O, Half, and N streets S.W. "8 cents per square foot ... 20 May 1800." Oriented with north to the left. Watermark: C W Mott 1795. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Includes notes. Note in ink on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...
    • Contributor: Dermott, James R. (James Reed) - Dermott, James R.
    • Date: 1794
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    [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 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]. Printed in black only. 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. LC copy fold-lined, thirded, and ...
    • 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 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
  • Map
    Territory of Columbia. Relief shown by hachures. "Reproduced by the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey in February 1898 from a print in the Hall of Maps and Charts of the Library of Congress." Facsimile. Original version: Drawn by And'w Ellicott. [Philadelphia? : s.n., 1793?]. Oriented with north toward the upper left. In left upper margin: No. 3059 price 25 cents. Available also through the Library of Congress ...
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1793
  • Map
    [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
  • 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
    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
    Plan of square 183 in the city of Washington on which is shewn the situation of a log dwelling house belonging to Samuel Davidson, original proprietor of the square. Covers square bounded by 16th, L, 17th, and M streets N.W., Washington D.C. Shows building and square dimensions. Possibly drawn by Nicholas King. Pen-and-ink. Watermarked [coat of arms under crown]. Tracing-linen backing. Annotated in ink on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington, 452 Cited in preliminary cataloging: Toner collection 6 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas)
    • Date: 1796
  • 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
    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
  • 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 ... The earliest extant plan of Washington D.C., known as "The L'Enfant Plan." At upper right: Office, Commissioner of Public Buildings, D.C. Dark and light inks, watercolors, and lead pencil annotations (some erased). Watermarks: GR, TB, [crown over fleur-de-lis in shield]. Originally drawn on 2 sheets. Brittle, torn, faded, missing edge and interior sections, varnished, darkened, and housed between sheets of glass in wooden frame. ...
    • Contributor: L'enfant, Pierre Charles - United States. Commissioner of Public Buildings
    • Date: 1791
  • 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
  • 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. 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
  • 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
    Map of part of the city of Washington, shewing the situation of the mansion house, grave yard & buildings, belonging to Mr. Notley Young : original proprietor of that part of the ... Shows block numbers, buildings by type of occupancy, fences, and street names. Covers area along Potomac River waterfront between E and L streets S.W. Facsim. of ms. map drawn by Nicholas King. Original version: [1796]. Includes note. LC copy fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 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