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    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
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    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 central Washington D.C. bounded by 11th, K, 13th streets, and Massachusetts Avenue N.W. Shows block numbers and outlines, buildings, and building dimensions. Pen-and-ink, purple wash, and lead pencil on tracing linen. Traced by Dr. Joseph M. Toner from the original map possibly drawn by Nicholas King in 1794. From the Joseph Meredith Toner Collection in LC Manuscript Division. Has circular cameo ...
    • Contributor: Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith) - King, N. (Nicholas)
    • Date: 1794
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    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
    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: Budgen, 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 variously soiled, torn, annotated in lead pencil, trimmed, edged with cloth stripping, and mounted on cloth backing. LC copies 1 and 3 have annotated notes on verso, in pencil of the city ...
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - Hill, Samuel - De Krafft, F. C.
    • Date: 1792
  • Map
    Map of that part of the city of Washington on which Mess'rs Lynch and Sands mansion-house stands. Covers area bounded by 8th, M, 6th streets, and New York Avenue N.W. Probably drawn by Nicholas King, city surveyor. Black and red inks. Watermark: IV. Mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington, 594 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - King, N.
    • Date: 1796
  • Map
    [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
  • 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
    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
  • 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
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    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. Shows block numbers and outlines, buildings, and building dimensions. Pen-and-ink and purple 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: [Profile of head with] words "Toner Library." ...
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith)
    • Date: 1796
  • 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
    Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a house and grave yard belonging to David Burns : at present occupied by James Burns. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Covers area bounded by 9th, 11th, G, and I streets N.W. Shows house and graveyard dimensions, block dimensions, and block numbers. Pen-and-ink (black and purple) 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 ...
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith)
    • 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. 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
    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
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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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    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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    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
    Territory of Columbia Relief shown by hachures. Printed along city boundary: Out lines of the city of Washington with the grand avenues and principal streets leading through the public appropriations. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Roads watercolored in brown and estuary in light blue. Missing edge section, stained, fold-lined, mounted on cloth backing, and edged with leatherette strips. Available also through the Library of Congress ...
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Date: 1794
  • Map
    [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 the city of Washington. At upper left: Literary Magazine. From Literary magazine and British review, Jan. 1793, opp. p. 49 (AP3.L62). "Published as the Act directs Feb. 1, 1793 for the Proprietors by J. Good, Bond Street." Includes latitude/longitude statement and coat-of-arms. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined, laminated, mounted on cloth backing, accompanied by photocopy at larger ...
    • Contributor: Good, J.
    • Date: 1793
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    Plan of part of the city of Washington shewing the situation of the buildings belonging to Mr. Dan'l Carroll of Duddington. Relief shown by hachures. Covers area bounded by 1st and 2nd streets and North and South Carolina avenues S.E., Capitol Hill, Washington D.C. Shows block numbers, dimensions, buildings, and function of buildings. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermarked: 1794, [fleur-de-lis]. Mounted on cloth backing. Accompanied by fact sheet. 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
    A plan exhibiting the squares on which Robert Peters 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 buildings and block numbers. Also shows lot lines and numbers in block no. 5. Pen-and-ink and watercolors 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 ...
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith)
    • Date: 1796
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    [Map of Washington D.C. metropolitan area showing roads and ferries as of 1792]. Relief shown by contours. Base map title: Maryland--District of Columbia--Virginia, Washington sheet. Annotated in red ink to show early roads and ferries. Includes notes. LC copy stained, additionally annotated in lead pencil, and halved. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Date: 1792
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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 center upper margin: Plate no. 2342. In left upper margin: No. 3043 price 45 cents. 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
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    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 the author's Travels through the states of North America ..., 1799. Soiled and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Weld, Isaac - Stockdale, John
    • Date: 1798