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  • 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
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    Profile of 6th Street between Frederick and Market streets Covers Dent Place between 33rd and 34th streets N.W., Georgetown, Washington D.C. From the Taggart Estate papers. Pen-and-ink with lead-pencil guidelines. Soiled and stained. Includes note and outline map of street. On verso in ink: Profile of 6th Street between Frederick & Market streets, 1858, Geotown D.C. No. 109, page 4. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...
    • Contributor: Carbery, Lewis - Taggart, Hugh T. (Hugh Thomas)
    • Date: 1858
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    The plat of Carroll'sburg : [part of Washington D.C.]. Cadastral survey map showing lot numbers. Probably traced by Dr. Joseph M. Toner from the original 179- ms. map. From the Joseph Meredith Toner Collection in LC Manuscript Division. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Torn, fold-lined, stained, and missing small internal sections. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith)
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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
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    Map of property purchased from the United States by Wm. T. Dove, Esq., south half of square no. 3 in the city of Washington : colored red, also the origl. boundary of ... "6th November 1854." Partial cadastral map showing block and lot numbers, lot boundaries, and dimensions. Covers southeastern Georgetown and Foggy Bottom waterfront areas. At head of title: (Copy). India ink, col. ink, and watercolor. Stained and halved. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 1382 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Forsyth, William - Dove, Wm. T. (William T.)
    • Date: 1854
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    Libraries, Washington D.C. Ms. (india ink and typescript) on photocopy base map. Shows no. of vols. per library. Assemblage of several sheets mounted together on cloth backing. Internal portions excised from base map. Indexed. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Map Division
    • Date: 1926
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    Square 796 : [Washington D.C.]. Cadastral map of block bounded by Virginia Av., 3rd, G, and 4th streets S.E. India ink with later notes and additions in lead pencil. Soiled and trimmed. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Date: 1860
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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
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    [Cadastral survey map of Pleasant Plains, Washington D.C.] "Surveyed and laid down for John and Anthony Halmead a tract of land lying in the District of Columbia and County of Washington called Pleasant Plains ..." Title devised by cataloger. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Soiled and torn. Includes text and tables of survey data. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - Fenwick, George
    • Date: 1804
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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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    [Plan of Hamburg, later part of Washington D.C.]. Cadastral map showing lot numbers and street widths. Pen-and-ink. Oriented with north to the left. Torn, fold-lined, and mounted on tracing linen. Survey data at upper left including Washington D.C. street names. Unidentified map in lead pencil and inked annotations including the name "Stevenson" in large script on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington, ...
    • Date: 1800
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    Sub-division of lots 1, 2, 3, and 4 in square 1037, containing 49,000 sqr. ft. : [southeastern Washington, D.C.]. Scale ca. 1:900. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Annotated in pencil. Cadastral map. From the Breckinridge family papers. Covers the area bounded by Massachusetts Avenue, Fourteenth Street, B Street, and Thirteenth Street. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP AACR2: 650/1; 651/2; 650/3
    • Contributor: Breckinridge Family
    • Date: 1870
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    Plan of New City in the District of Columbia : half a mile from Washington Cadastral survey map of Ivy City, Washington D.C. "Recorded in Vol. 2 of 'Record of County Surveys,' page 76." Pen-and-ink. Fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - Dubois, N.
    • Date: 1873
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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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    Map of the environs of Washington : compiled from Boschkes' map of the District of Columbia and from surveys of the U.S. Coast Survey showing the line of the defences of Washington ... Shows buildings, rural property lines, householders' names, and vegetation. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. India ink, col. ink, and col. wash. Northern section is printed map with ms. annotation. Remainder is completely ms. Originally drawn on 4 sheets, assembled to 1 sheet, and sectioned to 6 parts. On verso on label affixed to cloth backing: No. 187. ...
    • Contributor: Barnard, J. G. (John Gross) - Boschke, A. - United States Coast Survey - Barnard, J. G.
    • Date: 1865
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    Plan of grounds adjacent to the Capitol showing the projected alteration of the Canal & the amount of land proposed to be laid into building lots Covers area bounded by C St. north, 1st St. east, C St. south, and 7th St. west, including eastern part of the Mall. Partial cadastral map showing block numbers, some lots, dimensions, and street widths. Black and red inks, watercolor, and lead pencil. Watermarked: J Whatman 1794, [fleur-de-lis]. Stained, soiled, and missing small sections in margins. Accompanied by newspaper clipping: Public sale of valuable ...
    • Contributor: De Krafft, F. C.
    • Date: 1822
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    Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated the mansion-house & grave-yard belonging to Mr. Geo. Walker. Cadastral map of area bounded by E, 7th, C, and 5th streets N.E. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Black, brown, and red inks, and lead pencil. Watermark (fleur-de-lis under crown). Mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington, 1115 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - King, N.
    • Date: 1796
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    [Cadastral map of part of the West End, Washington D.C.]. Cadastral map showing unidentified tinted lots, lot numbers, and block numbers. Shows cadastral information for area bounded by Rock Creek, P, 22nd, and K streets N.W. Shows block outlines for area bounded by Rock Creek, Q, 18th, G, and 28th streets N.W. Does not show landowners' names. Title devised by cataloger. Pen-and-ink, watercolors, and lead pencil. Faced with gauze and mounted on cloth backing. ...
    • Date: 1800
  • Map
    Plan of the squares of the eastern extreme of the city of W. : [Washington D.C.]. Covers area bounded by N.E./S.E. 23rd, N.E. C, N.E. 31st, Water, and S.E. B streets. Shows block numbers, dimensions, and street widths. Brown ink, black ink, and lead pencil. Soiled and mounted on cloth backing. Includes computations. Maps of 9 city blocks in ink on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington, 888 Vault DCP
    • Date: 1800
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    [Cadastral survey map of Charles Carroll Jr.'s land in central Washington D.C. in 1793] Cadastral survey of land tracts named Duddington Pasture, Duddington Manor, New Troy, and Houps Addition, with owners' names. "The out lines of the Resurvey as made for Charles Carroll Jun'r the 16th day of May 1759 is shadowed with yellow." Lead pencil on tracing paper. Title devised by cataloger. Probably traced by Dr. Joseph M. Toner from the original 1793 map. From the Joseph ...
    • Contributor: Priggs, John F. A. - Carroll, Charles - Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith)
    • Date: 1793
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    Fort Driveway : [Washington D.C.]. Shows proposed Fort Drive (N.W. and N.E.) and associated fortifications. Partial cadastral map. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Title printed in lead pencil. Base map title at upper right: Permanent system of highways, second section, District of Columbia : March 1898. Alternate base map title at upper left: District of Columbia : October 1897. Pen-and-ink, col. pencil, and lead pencil on printed base ...
    • Date: 1900
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    Copy, square 533 : [Washington D.C.] Partial cadastral map of block bounded by Indiana Av., 3rd, C, 4 1/2, and D streets N.W. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Includes text, statistical table, and computations. Fold-lined, missing small sections along lines, and mounted on cloth backing. On verso in ink: Plat of subdivision A, B, C, D, E, F, G of lots 15, 16, 17 in square 533. Available also through the ...
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - Elliot, William P.
    • Date: 1840
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    Copy from actual survey of the 3 Sisters : [Potomac River, Washington D.C.] Cadastral map. Pen-and-ink. Watermark: Crown Imperial linen (with coat-of-arms). Soiled and missing small sections along edges. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 777 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Brewer, H. W. (Henry W.)
    • Date: 1893
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    Plat of survey of lots C and D in sq. 100, Georgetown D.C. Cadastral survey map of 4 lots at the northwest corner of 31st and P streets N.W. Red ink, black ink, and lead pencil. Watermark: The American linen paper. Mounted on cloth backing. Includes notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 524 Vault DCP
    • Date: 1886
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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