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    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 government buildings. Statement of responsibility printed below bar scale. Includes index to points of interest and inset "Map of the District of Columbia." LC Ward maps 224 LC copy fold-lined, mounted on cloth backing, and edged with imitation leather strips. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: McClelland, D.
    • Date: 1846
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    A.P. Fardon & E.B. Townsend's subdivision to be known as Woodridge : being tracts called Barbadoes & Scotland Enlarged in the District of Columbia Cadastral map. Also issued with different publisher: A.P. Fardon. Includes location map. LC copy fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Grant, Wm. H. (William H.) - Townsend, E.
    • Date: 1887
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    Map of the city of Washington showing the locations of street railways in operation and chartered Jan. 1, 1895 : to accompany the annual report of the Engineer Department, D.C. Also shows block numbers. Includes directory of "Width of streets and avenues." "D C 53 3." LC copy halved and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Engineer Department - Lukesh, G. M.
    • Date: 1895
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    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
  • Map
    Map of the city of Washington. Shows block numbers and major buildings. Includes table of "Width of streets and avenues." LC copy halved and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: District of Columbia - Norris Peters Co.
    • Date: 1898
  • Map
    Profile of High Street from centre of 8th St. to the corporation line and thence continued to a point near Wm. Homitters small house Covers Wisconsin Avenue north of R Street N.W., Georgetown, Washington D.C. "Copy of the profile made by Lewis Carbery, July 22nd 1853." "Signed Lewis Carbery, su'r of Geo. Town, Joseph Libbey, July 22nd 1853." Pen-and-ink. Soiled, missing edge sections, faced with gauze, and mounted on cloth backing. Includes notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington ...
    • Contributor: Carbery, Lewis - Libbey, Joseph
    • Date: 1853
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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 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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    Map of the city of Washington. Partial cadastral map showing landowners' names in rural areas. Also shows block numbers and radial distances from White House. "Washington, D.C., July 12th, 1886." Includes text. LC copy fold-lined, mounted on cloth backing, annotated in ink and red pencil to show new bridge, and annotated in ink in lower margin: Pennsylvania Avenue is concreted from Rock Creek to 11th Street East. Available also through ...
    • Contributor: Weller & Repetti
    • Date: 1886
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    Topographical sketch of the environs of Washington, D.C. : (survey of locality for public park & site for a presidential mansion) Cadastral map showing property lines, householders' names, buildings, and woods. Relief shown by hachures. "Made in compliance with Senate Resolution of 18th July 1866." "Approved by Committee of Public Buildings & Grounds of the Senate, 20th Feb'y 1867." Pen-and-ink. Sheet no. 1 oriented with north toward the upper left. Accompanied by reduced-size (ca. 1:16,000) photocopy of sheet no. 2. 1 sheet : mounted on ...
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Jacobsen, C. - Bootes, Samuel - United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1871
  • Map
    Map to accompany the report of the Commissioners D.C. on the extension of streets and avenues of the city of Washington between Rock Creek and Lincoln Avenue : within limits designated by ... "January 24th, 1887." Relief shown by contours. LC copy stained, fold-lined, mended with tape, and annotated in ink and lead pencil. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Board of Commissioners - Ludlow, William - Office of the Engineer Commissioner D.C.
    • Date: 1887
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    Map of Tiber Creek, from its mouth to the extent of tide water : [Washington D.C.]. Covers area now occupied by the Mall. Shows proposed Washington D.C. street alignments and proposed canal. Title from verso. Pen-and-ink, blue wash, and blue pencil. Originally drawn on 2 sheets. Watermark: GR (with reginal figure in cartouche under crown). Oriented with north to the bottom. Foxed and mounted on cloth backing. On verso in lead pencil: No. 6. Available also through the Library of ...
    • Date: 1800
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    Map of the city of Washington (District of Columbia). General street map showing ward numbers within original city boundary. In right-hand margin: Season of 1870-71 will open on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 1870. Includes index of "Public buildings" and advertisements. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Brittle, fold-lined, torn, taped, missing small sections along sheet edges, probably removed from city directory. DCP
    • Date: 1870
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    Plan of Smithsonian Park : [part of the Mall, Washington D.C.] Covers the Mall between 7th and 12th streets. Also shows Smithsonian Institution buildings. Blueprint. Includes note. LC copy fold-lined, annotated in red pencil, and has round label affixed with letter "A" in ink. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: United States. Office of Public Buildings and Grounds
    • Date: 1882
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    Division of part of a tract of land in Washington County D.C. called "Mount Pleasant" : as the same was made by the devisees of Robert Peter deceased, and the allotment thereof ... Cadastral survey map showing landowners' names and "Centre line of tunnel of W.A. extension." Also covers Meridian Hill, Columbia Heights, Howard University, and adjacent tracts. "March 18th 1884." Black ink, red ink, and yellow wash. Soiled, torn, fold-lined, and taped. Includes statistical tables titled "Description of larger lots in Division of Rob't Peters Estate." On verso in ink: Mt. Pleasant, Peter Subd'n. Available also ...
    • Contributor: Carpenter, D. (Benjamin D.) - Carpenter, D.
    • Date: 1809
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    Hill between hill no. 1 & Fort Meigs : [Washington D.C.]. Relief shown by contours. Black ink, red ink, and lead pencil. Fold-lined. Oriented with north to the left. At lower left in pencil: 19 sheets. At upper left in ink: 211, L. Sheet 14. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 691.3 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Date: 1860
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    Rand, McNally & Co.'s indexed atlas of the world : map of Washington, D.C. Alternate title below bar scale: Rand, McNally & Co.'s business atlas map of Washington, D.c. Lacks index. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Rand McNally and Company
    • Date: 1893
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    Johnson's Georgetown and the city of Washington : the capital of the United States of America. Shows block numbers, wards, extent of built-up area, major buildings, and streetcar lines. Relief shown by hachures. Includes ill. Part of atlas gazetteer on verso. "39." LC copy accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] Johnson's new illustrated family atlas, A.J. Johnson, New York, 1867. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett) - Johnson, A. J.
    • Date: 1867
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    Guide leaflets for the tour of historic Civil War defenses, Washington D.C.
    Tour of the Civil War defenses of Washington, D.C.
    Relief shown by contours on some maps. Title from title sheet (sheet #1). Facsims. of Civil War fortification maps of Washington D.C. Original version: [S.l. : s.n., 1861?-1865]. LC sheets imperfect: Use-worn, punch-holed in left margin, rubber-stamped on verso to indicate sheet numbers. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 689 Sheets variously include notes, captions, and/or index of facilities. Available also through the Library ...
    • Contributor: United States. Office of National Capital Parks - Barnard, J. G. (John Gross) - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1861

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    Guide map of Washington. Shows radial distances from Capitol. Text, table of hotel rates, and advertisement on verso. LC copy fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Lewis Eng. Co.
    • Date: 1884
  • 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
    No. 1. County land from N.E. mile stone & John C. Rives' farm : [Washington D.C. and Prince Georges County, Md.] ; No. 2. Part of "Long Meadows" : [Washington D.C.]. Cadastral survey maps. Relief shown by hachures. Orientation differs. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Fold-lined, torn, missing sections at fold lines and edges, and faced with rice paper. Includes computations. Titles in ink and lead pencil computations on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Date: 1840
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    Catalogue of points of historic interest : [Washington D.C. and metropolitan area] Shows Civil War hospitals and fortifications. Panel title. Includes text, directory of committee members, and ill. Descriptive index to points of interest and directories on verso. "35." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 679 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy laminated with tissue paper. Phillips. Washington 542 DCP
    • Contributor: Grand Army of the Republic. Committee on Marking Points of Historic Interest - Grand Army of the Republic. National Encampment
    • Date: 1865
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    Plan of the proposed basin at the mouth of the Tiber : [Washington D.C.] Covers northern part of Mall between 15th and 17th streets N.W., not the present location of the Tidal Basin. Also shows "Canal" and "Proposed canal." Photocopy of ms. map in LC Manuscript Division. LC copy annotated in pencil on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Wright, Benjamin - Roberts, N. S. (Nathan Smith)
    • Date: 1829
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    "Moore's Vacancy" : [Washington D.C.] Cadastral survey map. "Surveyed 6th Nov'r 1848." On verso in lead pencil: From Joseph M. Toner papers. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Torn, missing small sections along edges, and faced with rice paper. Includes computations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Carbery, Lewis - Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith) - United States. General Land Office
    • Date: 1848