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  • Map
    City of Washington. Shows wards, built-up areas, and major buildings. Also covers Georgetown. "Entered according to Act of Congress ... 1846, by H.N. Burroughs ... Eastern District of Pennsylvania." Includes Capitol floorplan and index to points of interest. "16." LC copy 1 fold-lined, taped on verso, and missing small edge sections; copy 2 soiled and water-stained in margins. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...
    • Contributor: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus) - Burroughs, H. N. - Mitchell, S. Augustus
    • Date: 1848
  • Map
    James E. Clements' map of Washington City and surrounding country. Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. 88 Includes text and col. ill. Text on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy torn and mounted on cloth backing. DCP
    • Contributor: Clements, James E.
    • Date: 1891
  • Map
    Washington, D.C. E XXc 4332 U.S. Copyright Office Covers central Washington. "8.03." LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: J.N. Matthews Co. - Matthews-Northrup Company
    • Date: 1897
  • Map
    Map of Washington, D.C., and suburbs : showing the latest streets and all the new railway and street-car routes 33131X U.S. Copyright Office "Copyright, 1892, by F.L. Averill." Includes index to points of interest. LC copy 1 mounted on cloth backing. Copy 2 fold-lined and darkened. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Averill, F. L. (Frank L.) - District of Columbia National Guard. Engineering Platoon - Averill, F. L.
    • Date: 1892
  • Map
    Part of "Widows Mite" lying in the co. of Washington D.C. ; The above 2 plats represent two separate parts of that portion of a tract of land called Josephs Park, lying ... Both tracts border on Rock Creek. Titles in lead pencil on cloth backing: No. 1. Theodore Mosier's plat of Josephs Park, purchased of Robert Brent -- No. 2. Abbott's purchase from the heirs of Thomas Corcoran. Josephs Park map in 2 parts. Pen-and-ink (2 hands) with additions in lead pencil. Soiled and mounted on cloth backing. Includes text and statistical table. Available also through ...
    • Contributor: Carbery, Lewis
    • Date: 1852
  • Map
    Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River : surveyed by order of the Sec. of War for the Corporation of Georgetown D.C. with a view to the improvement of ... Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes note. LC copy fold-lined, laminated, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Burgess, R. W. - Woodruff, I. C. - Callahan, Denis - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers - United States. Congress Senate
    • Date: 1857
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    The Part of a circle at the meeting of Pennsylvania & Kentucky avenues--on the Eastern Branch : calculated March 1811 : [Barney Circle S.E., Washington, D.C.]. Survey map showing line dimensions and compass orientations. Pen-and-ink. Watermarked (fleur-de-lis and crown). Mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington, 1 Vault DCP
    • Date: 1811
  • Map
    Extract of military map of N.E. Virginia showing forts and roads
    Military map of N.E. Virginia
    Also shows rural householders' names, railroads, vegetation, marsh areas, and street pattern of Washington, D.C. and Alexandria. Covers Washington D.C. metropolitan area. In left upper margin: 39th Cong. 1st Sess.--Report of the Chief Engineer U.S.A. In right upper margin: No. 1. Includes note and coat of arms below title. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings and isolines. This item is in the ...
    • Contributor: United States. War Dept. Engineer Bureau - United States. Congress - Bowen & Co.
    • Date: 1865
  • Map
    Map of Washington, D.C. Shows radial distances from Capitol. Includes index to points of interest. Indexes and blank area on verso. "1.92." LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Matthews-Northrup Company
    • Date: 1893
  • Map
    Map of the city of Washington : established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States of America Shows block numbers, wards, and major buildings. Includes index to points of interest and inset "Map of the District of Columbia." LC copy soiled, colored with yellow wash to show built-up areas, annotated in color inks to show unidentified (water, sewer?) lines in streets, and annotated in pencil. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: McClelland, D.
    • Date: 1850
  • Map
    A map of Georgetown in the District of Columbia Cadastral map showing lot numbers. Includes 2 insets and index to points of interest. LC copy darkened, wrinkled, missing small edge sections, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Bussard, William - Harrison, William
    • Date: 1830
  • Map
    Topographical sketch of the environs of Washington, D.C. : (survey of locality for public park & site for a presidential mansion) Covers territory of present-day Rock Creek Park and adjacent areas. Cadastral map showing householders' names. Relief shown by shading. "Made in compliance with Senate Resolution of 18th July 1866." "Approved by Committee of Public Buildings & Grounds of the Senate, 20th Feb'y 1867." Watercolor on photocopy base. Label inscribed "2" affixed in upper right corner. Accompanied by letter from Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army, ...
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1867
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    Extract of military map of N.E. Virginia showing forts and roads. Covers Washington D.C. metropolitan area. Eastern corner of D.C. off map. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also shows rural householders' names and vegetation. Coloring differs. Includes note and coat of arms below title. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 684 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copies mounted on cloth backing. 3 copies ...
    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Engineer Bureau
    • Date: 1865
  • Map
    Map of Anacostia River in the District of Columbia and Maryland Depths shown by contours and soundings. "Area to be filled shaded in red." Oriented with north toward the upper right. "To accompany report of Oct. 24, 1891, Peter C. Hains, Lieut. Colonel of Engineers." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes "Cross section of proposed channel." "H Ex--30--52 1." LC copy fold-lined, halved, and mounted on cloth ...
    • Contributor: Hains, Peter C. (Peter Conover) - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - Hains, Peter C.
    • Date: 1891
  • Map
    [Map of the city of Washington : showing the sub-divisions, grades, and the general configuration of the ground Cadastral map showing lot lines, lot numbers, and block numbers. Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Pen-and-ink and pencil. Title from 1872 printed ed. Sheets numbered: III, IV, etc. LC sheets brittle. LC lacks sheets I and II. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Bastert, A. - Enthoffer, J. (Joseph)
    • Date: 1872

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    Plat of the survey and subdivision of the estate of the late Clark Mills Esq. in Washington County D.C. : made for Messers. [sic] Thomas, Lambert, and Cole, trustees, May 15th 1885 ... Cadastral map showing buildings. At upper left: On Thursday 18th day of June 1885 ... we will sell ... this property. Includes notes. LC copy 1 torn, missing sections along edges, and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy 2 torn, fold-lined, and missing large section at top. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Carpenter, D. (Benjamin D.) - Duncanson Bros
    • Date: 1885
  • Map
    Map of the city of Washington and environs Partial cadastral map showing landowners' names in rural areas. Also shows block numbers and radial distances from White House. "Copyrighted 1885, by A.G. Gedney." Includes table of "Area of parks." LC copy 1 mounted on cloth backing. Copy 2 fold-lined and torn. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Gedney, A. G. - Holtzman, R. O.
    • Date: 1885
  • Map
    The city of Washington and environs Partial cadastral map. Cover title: Vest pocket map, Washington. Watermark: The American linen paper. Includes index to points of interest. Publisher's advertisement on cover. LC copy torn along fold lines. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Lang, John C.
    • Date: 1885
  • Map
    Part of the city of Washington shewing the heights of the present surface of the ground from Pennsylvania Avenue to New Jersey Avenue below the Capitol Hill Shows some block numbers. Relief shown by spot heights. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Includes text and table of elevations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington, 103 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: King, Rt. (Robert)
    • Date: 1803
  • Map
    Map of the District of Columbia and adjacent portions of Maryland and Virginia 30490y U.S. Copyright Office Shows major buildings and radial distances from White House. Also shows block numbers in central city and land tracts with owners' names and acreages beyond old city limits. Originally printed on 4 sheets joined to form 1. Partly hand col. LC copies shellacked, mounted on cloth backing, and sectioned to 6 sheets. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...
    • Contributor: Schoepf, W. Kesley - Schmidt, Fred. A. - Thos. J. Fisher and Co.
    • Date: 1893
  • Map
    Maryland--District of Columbia--Virginia, Washington sheet Geological map. Relief shown by contours. Geology "Surveyed in 1889-1891." Topography "Surveyed in 1885-6." LC copy 1 annotated in ink. Copy 2 laminated and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 3 fold-lined and signed in ink by N.H. Darton. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 3 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.) - Gilbert, Grove Karl - McGee, W J - Darton, Nelson Horatio - Williams, George Huntington
    • Date: 1891
  • Map
    [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
  • Map
    [Map of northern Virginia and part of Maryland]. Relief shown by shading. Shows area south of Frederick, Maryland to Colchester, Virginia and west of Baltimore, Maryland to Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, including fortifications at Munson Hill. Note on verso obscured by mounting: From Capt. James W. Abert, U.S. Army Topog. Engrs. LC copy annotated in ink: Capt. James W. Abert, Capt. U.S. Army Topog. Engrs. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil ...
    • Contributor: Abert, J. W. (James William)
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows forts and batteries in the District of Columbia and immediate vicinity. At head of title: Surveys for military defences. LC copy annotated in black ink and colored inks to show troop positions and engagements. Annotated in black ink on verso: Major General Sigel to Colonel L.P. di Cesnola, Chantilly, Novbr. 1862. Bookplate of "Palma di ...
    • Contributor: United States. Corps of Topographical Engineers - McDowell, Irvin - Schedler, J. (Joseph)
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Map of part of the Potomac River, from the head of tide water to Alexandria : with its lateral canals, soundings, and topography Relief shown by hachures. Photocopy of ms. map. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Includes "Profile of the Alexandria Canal" and distance list. LC copy annotated in pencil: From a manuscript in the Office of the Chief of Engineers. LC copy originally printed on 6 sheets, mounted on cloth backing, and accompanied by negative photocopy. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...
    • Contributor: Fairfax, Wilson M. C. - Alexandria Canal Company
    • Date: 1835