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    Plan of the city intended for the permanent seat of the government of the United States : projected agreeable to the direction of the President of the United States, in pursuance of ... "I certify that this is a true copy of the original in this office, John Stewart, civil engineer in charge of records, 10th Oct'r 1882." Facsim. of the L'Enfant plan showing part of the street system of the original. Original version: [1791]. Includes text, notes, and descriptive index of "References." At lower right: N.I. LC copies halved and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 2 ...
    • Contributor: L'enfant, Pierre Charles - Stewart, John - United States. Commissioner of Public Buildings
    • Date: 1791
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    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
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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
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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. Covers area bounded by 1st and 2nd streets and North and South Carolina avenues S.E., Capitol Hill, Washington D.C. Relief shown by hachures. Shows block numbers and outlines, dimensions, buildings, and function of buildings. 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 ...
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith) - King, N.
    • Date: 1796
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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 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
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    Map of Georgetown, 1796 Partial cadastral map showing some landowners' names. India ink. Torn, mounted on cloth backing, and with red-star seals affixed near examiners' names. Includes inset, examination and registration statements, and clerk's and examiners' names. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Bastert, A.
    • Date: 1796
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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 ... 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
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    [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?
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    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 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
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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
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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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    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. Facsimile. Original version: Engrav'd by Thackara & Vallance Philad'a 1792. [Philadelphia : s.n., 1792]. Includes text, notes, and coat-of-arms. At upper left: No. 3035, price 30 [cents]. LC copy 1 laminated and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 2 torn, fold-lined, and rubber-stamped. Available also through the ...
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - Norris Peters Co. - Thackara & Vallance
    • Date: 1792
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    A plan exhibiting the squares on which Robert Peter's 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 block numbers and lot lines and numbers in block no. 5. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: D&C Blauw (with horn in cartouche). Fold-lined. Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. On preliminary shelflist card: Toner collection no. 17. Phillips. Washington, ...
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - King, N.
    • Date: 1796
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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
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    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
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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
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    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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    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. Facsimile. Original version: Engrav'd by Thackara & Vallance Philad'a 1792. [Philadelphia : s.n., 1792]. Includes text, notes, and coat-of-arms. At top center: Plate no. 2340. In left upper margin: No. 3035 price 45 cents. LC copies variously soiled, torn, fold-lined, laminated, and mounted on cloth backing. ...
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - Thackara & Vallance
    • Date: 1792
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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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    The Dermott or tin case map of Washington 1797-8. Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Depths shown by soundings. "United States Coast and Geodetic Survey Office, Washington, May 4, 1888." Facsimile. Original version: [1798?]. In left upper margin of some copies: 3035B price 2.00 dollars. Includes text headed "Washington City, March 30th 1854" and texts of official documents. LC sheets fold-lined. Copy 2 sheets halved, laminated, and mounted on cloth backing. Available ...
    • Contributor: Dermott, James R. (James Reed) - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1797
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    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
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    [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
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    Plan of part of the city of Washington exhibiting the property of James M. Ling[a]n ; A map of part of a tract of land called the Hopyard : being part of ... Cadastral maps showing original landholdings with 1858 street system superimposed. Lingan map covers area bounded by W, 16th, H, 22nd, and Boundary streets N.W. Baily map covers area bounded by F, 14th, N, and 10th streets S.E. Black and red inks, watercolor, and lead pencil. Soiled, missing small sections along edges, and mounted on cloth backing. Includes text and statement of certification headed: Surveyors ...
    • Contributor: Forsyth, William - Fenwick, George - District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Date: 1794
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    Map of that part of the city on which Mrs. Prouts house stands : [Washington D.C.]. Shows block numbers, buildings, and block and building dimensions. Covers area bounded by I, 9th, M, and 7th streets S.E. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Black, brown, and red inks, and lead pencil. Watermark: IV. Mounted on cloth backing. Includes note and table of "References." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. On preliminary shelflist card: Toner Collection ...
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - King, N.
    • Date: 1796