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    Plat of land lying between road to Benning's Bridge & Cool Spring Road. Survey map of area bounded by the present Benning Rd., Oklahoma Av., and 21st St. N.E., Washington D.C. Title handwritten in pencil on cloth backing. Manuscript--ink and lead pencil. Fold-lined. Includes 3 insets and numerical computations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Date: 1800
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    [Rough survey map of the White House and grounds, Washington D.C.]. Shows White House and Treasury buildings and grounds in the condition of 1808 or later. Title devised by cataloger. Note in upper right corner: 8 courses from Treasury to Front in [word unclear] including W. wall running N & S. Lead pencil. Fold-lined, torn, and missing upper left corner. Watermark: W. Edgar 1795 (with fleur-de-lis under crown). Includes notes, computations, and compass rose in ...
    • Date: 1808
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    Plan of the city of Washington Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also covers Georgetown. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Jaettnig, Karl
    • Date: 1800
  • Map
    Lane from Road Street, Georgetown, to Barnards house and lands binding thereon : [Washington D.C.]. Cadastral survey map showing landowners' names. Relief shown by hachures. Title from verso. Alternate title at upper right: Barnard & others. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Soiled and mounted on cloth backing. Includes statistical tables and computations in lead pencil. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 494 Vault DCP
    • Date: 1800
  • Map
    [Map of the Capitol grounds and surrounding squares, Washington D.C.]. Shows block numbers, block dimensions, and street widths. Covers area bounded by D St. north, 2nd St. east, C St. south, and 4th St. west. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 80 Vault DCP
    • Date: 1800
  • Map
    Washington in 1800. Shows buildings and blocks containing buildings. Title at head of text: Washington in 1800 : location of the habitable buildings one hundred years ago. W.B. Bryan mentioned in text. Includes text. Text on verso. LC copy probably cut from newspaper, faced with gauze, mounted on cloth backing, and accompanied by negative and positive photocopies at a larger scale. Available also through the Library of ...
    • Contributor: Bryan, W. (Wilhelmus Bogart) - Bryan, W.
    • Date: 1800
  • Map
    [Map of part of central Washington D.C. to the east of the White House]. Covers area bounded by K St., 3rd St., Constitution Av., 15th St., New York Av., and Vermont Av. N.W. Shows unidentified districts, block numbers, and some block dimensions. Title devised by cataloger. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Soiled, torn, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Date: 1800
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    Plan of part of the city of Washington on which is exhibited the division of lots : made under a commission from the High Court of Chancery of the state of Maryland ... Cadastral map showing block and lot numbers in the area of Northwest D.C. bounded by N, Ninth, G, and Fifteenth streets. Pen-and-ink, lead-pencil, and watercolor. Indexed for and color-coded to landowners' names. Copy torn and fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 351 Vault DCP
    • Date: 1805
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    Plan of the city north of K Street next the Creek (R) : [West End, N.W. Washington D.C.]. Shows block numbers and dimensions. Covers area bounded by Rock Creek, N, 20th, and G streets N.W. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Fold-lined, faced with gauze, and mounted on cloth backing. Includes notes and computations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Date: 1800
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    Plan of part of the city of Washington : on which is shewn the squares, lots, &c., divided between William Prout Esq'r and the Commissioners of the Federal Buildings, agreeably to the ... Cadastral map showing original landholdings, new block numbers, new lot lines, lot numbers, and street widths. Covers area in N.E.-S.E. Washington (now Lincoln Park district) approx. bounded by Navy Yard, 3rd St. N.E.-S.E., H St. N.E., and 13th St. N.E.-S.E. Manuscript: Pen-and-ink, red ink, and watercolors. Oriented with north to the right. Drawn in southern/northern segments. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - King, N.
    • Date: 1800
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    [Map of part of northeastern Washington D.C. near Bladensburg Road showing land tracts and owners' names]. Title devised by cataloger. Manuscript--lead pencil and ink. Two sheets joined to form 1. Includes text and notes. Pencil-drawn location map on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 463 Vault DCP
    • Date: 1800
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    [Plan of a circle within the Capitol grounds, Washington D.C.]. Relief shown by spot heights. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Watermarked: J M. Oriented with north to the bottom. Torn and fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 84 Vault DCP
    • Date: 1800
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    [Property survey map of the eastern end of Washington D.C. showing land tracts and householders' names]. Shows tracts named Bealls Adventure Englarged, Fortune Enlarged, Bailys Purchase, Aaron, and Stony Hill. Relief shown by hachures. Manuscript--ink and pencil. Hemmed with green cloth. On verso in pencil: From the filed of the Society of Oldest Inhabitants. Deposited by Henry C. Gauss in 1920's (?). One of 12 maps. 11th Fortune Enlarged. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...
    • Date: 1800
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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
  • Map
    Frogland, Georgetown D.C. & H. Balls lot, Viginia [sic]. Cadastral survey maps. Title in ink on verso. "Done for Mr. William Redin." At upper left in large letters: W. Redin Esq. From the Taggart Estate papers. Brown and black inks with additions in lead pencil. Soiled and cracked along edges. On verso in ink: Index no. 58, page 2. No. 58. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...
    • Contributor: Taggart, Hugh T. (Hugh Thomas)
    • Date: 1800
  • Map
    [Survey map of part of the Capitol grounds, Washington D.C.]. Covers the area bounded by 1st St. east, A St. south, A St. north, and the Capitol. Relief shown by spot heights. Pen-and-ink. Oriented with north to the left. Cloth backing. Includes notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 82 Vault DCP
    • Date: 1800
  • Map
    Part of new canal : [Washington Canal, Washington D.C.]. At top of sheet: 3d Street West & marsh of the Tiber near 6th St. West. Accompanied by another canal plan. 1 sheet : ms., ink and pencil ; 30 x 48 cm. Lead pencil. Cloth backing and missing upper left corner section. Includes notes and computations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 71 Vault ...
    • Date: 1800
  • Map
    [Plans and sections of the proposed continuation of the Washington Canal from Rock Creek to Little Falls of the Potomac, Washington D.C.] Section III also covers lower part of Georgetown. Drawn by Nicholas King. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Map no. I drawn in 2 sections and oriented with north toward the upper left. Mounted on cloth backing. Some maps include text, inset, or 1 or 2 longitudinal sections of canal. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 74 Vault ...
    • Contributor: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry - King, N. (Nicholas)
    • Date: 1802

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    [Map of the White House grounds, Washington D.C.]. Covers the area bounded by 17th, H, 15th streets N.W., and the Washington Canal. Shows "Presidents House," "Treasury &c.," "War Office" buildings, and block numbers and dimensions for the ends of blocks facing the White House grounds. Drawn between 1798 and 1805 as evidenced by the features shown. In present day area of the Ellipse: Appropriation No. [S?]. Title devised by cataloger. Pen-and-ink with ...
    • Date: 1800
  • Map
    [Survey of an unidentified area in Washington D.C.]. From the Taggart Estate papers. Manuscript--ink and pencil. Lacks corner section and mounted on cloth backing. Includes unidentified depth profile--possibly of Anacostia River. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Taggart, Hugh T. (Hugh Thomas)
    • Date: 1800
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    [Cadastral map of areas designated Appropriation no. 11 and Appropriation no. 12, Washington D.C.]. Covers area bounded by Pennsylvania Avenue, 3rd, C, and 2nd streets N.W. Title devised by cataloger. Black and brown inks, tan wash, and lead pencil. Missing section at bottom and mounted on cloth backing. Includes computations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 815 Vault DCP
    • Date: 1800
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    [Sketch plan for landscaping the grounds of the President's House, ca. 1802-05]. Title from accompanying photocopied pages. Drawn by different hands. Attributed variously to Benjamin Latrobe, Robert Mills, and Thomas Jefferson. Pen-and-ink with lead pencil additions. Soiled, wrinkled, fold-lined, and torn. Accompanied by handwritten letter in ink, headed "The Library of Congress," that erroneously identifies plan as "Capitol Grounds." [1] sheet ; 26 x 21 cm. Also accompanied by photocopied pages from book : The President's ...
    • Contributor: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry - Mills, Robert - Jefferson, Thomas
    • Date: 1802
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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, lot numbers, and dimensions. Covers area bounded by 27th, H, and 17th streets N.W., and the Potomac waterfront. LC copy fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
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    Arsenal reservation, Wash'n D.C. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available India ink and lead pencil. Originally drawn on 2 sheets. Oriented with north to the right. Annotated on verso in lead pencil, blue pencil, and red ink: M. Section III. 8. Arsenal Reservation, Washington, D.C., 400 [sic] ft. = 1 inch. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 31 Vault DCP
    • Date: 1800
  • Map
    Wall n. west of Presidents House : [Washington D.C.]. Survey map. Below accompanying statistical table: 20 June 1808. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Fold-lined, stained by red adhesive, and mounted on cloth backing. Accompanied by statistical table: Graduation of wall NW. of Presidents House. 1 sheet : ms. ; 18 x 21 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington, 1175 Vault DCP
    • Date: 1808