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    [Cadastral map of "Peter's square," Georgetown, Washington D.C.]. Cadastral map showing lot numbers and owners' initials. Covers area bounded by Wisconsin Av., M, 31st, and K streets N.W. Title devised by cataloger. Photocopy of ms. map. On verso in ink: From the manuscript original owned by Mr. Walter G. Peter. Includes computations. LC copy extensively annotated in pencil. In upper margin in pencil: Mr. Walter Peter's MS map--part of Georgetown ... LC ...
    • Contributor: Peter, Walter G.
    • Date: 1814
  • Map
    Map of the city of Washington Shows block numbers, wards, and government buildings. LC copy stained, laminated, mounted on cloth backing, and signed in pencil at lower right: [H.L.?] Whiting. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: De Krafft, F. C. - Stone, W. I. - Morrison, William M.
    • Date: 1840
  • Map
    Map of the District of Columbia and adjacent portions of Maryland and Virginia 26326W2 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 in D.C. beyond old city limits. Bar scale indicates correct scale. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Schoepf, W. Kesley - Berry, E. H. - Schmidt, Fred A. - Thos. J. Fisher and Co.
    • Date: 1891
  • Map
    [Topographic map of the vicinity of Fort Slocum, Washington D.C.]. Relief shown by hachures and form lines. Shows householders' names. In upper left sheet corner: Transf'd from Office of Chf. Engr. Defenses of Washington, to Engr. Dept.--1866. India ink and violet wash. Fold-lined and torn. In left upper margin: 211, L. Sheet 18. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 691.4 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1860
  • Map
    Plan for enlarging the grounds around the U.S. Capitol In lower margin: From "Documentary history of the construction and development of the United States Capitol Building and Grounds," 58th Cong. 2d Sess., House rept. no. 646, serial no. 4585, Washington, 1904, facing p. 1072. Oriented with north to the right. LC copy accompanied by negative photocopy. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: United States. Architect of Extension of Capitol - Walter, Thomas Ustick - United States. Congress House
    • Date: 188?
  • Map
    [Map of Washington D.C. and vicinity]. Shows "Axes Arrow-Points Pottery," "Arrow Heads Axes Pottery," soapstone quarries, forts, etc. Title devised by cataloger. LC copies laminated and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 2 also missing upper right corner. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies. DCP
    • Contributor: Joyce's Process (Firm)
    • Date: 1860
  • Map
    Defenses of Washington, extract of military map of N.E. Virginia : showing forts and roads Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also shows woods and householders' names in rural areas. In lower left corner: Accompanying report of Brig. Gen. Richard Delafield ... dated October 30, 1865, series III. From: Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Washington, 1891-1895, plate 89, map 1. In lower right corner: See Atlas, Plates VII. and VIII. ...
    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Engineer Bureau - Delafield, Richard - United States. Government Printing Office
    • Date: 1865
  • Map
    Map of the city of Washington, District of Columbia Shows block numbers and major buildings. Includes sector diagram and advertisement with ill. Text and advertisements on verso. LC copy trimmed and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Warner, H. (Brainard Henry)
    • Date: 1886
  • 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
    City of Washington. Shows wards, built-up areas, and major buildings. Also covers Georgetown. Plate 16 from atlas by S.A. Mitchell: New universal atlas ... of the world. Philadelphia : Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co., 1854. G1019.M64 1854. "Entered according to act of Congress ... 1850, by Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co. ... Eastern District of Pennsylvania." Includes note, index to points of interest, and Capitol floorplan. LC copy annotated ...
    • Contributor: Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co. - Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus)
    • Date: 1854
  • Map
    Junction of Potomac and Anacostia rivers Depths shown by contours and soundings. Title handwritten on original map. On original map in handwriting: Reduced by F. Fairfax 1854. Includes notes. LC copy accompanied by negative photocopy and annotated in pencil: Coast Survey. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Fairfax, F.
    • Date: 1854
  • Map
    Map of the Anacostia River or Eastern Branch region D.C. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the upper right. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Gl├╝mer, J. V. - T. Sinclair & Son
    • Date: 1880
  • Map
    Map of Washington and Georgetown : to accompany report on filling the old canal. Shows proposed infilling of the bed of James Creek Canal. Also shows block numbers, major buildings, and radial distances from Capitol. Covers entire area within old city limits (Florida Av.). At lower left: April 21, 1880, F.V.G. Removed from v. 2 of: The miscellaneous documents of the Senate of the United States for the second session of the Forty-Sixth Congress, 1879-80 : in 3 ...
    • Contributor: United States. Congress. Senate
    • Date: 1880
  • Map
    City of Washington. Shows block numbers and radial distances from Patent Office. Issued in conjunction with "Inaugural Ceremonies, March 4th, 1893." Includes ill. of president and vice-president, directory of "Width of streets and avenues," and 3 directories of committee members' names. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Norris Peters Co.
    • Date: 1893
  • Map
    The Matthews-Northrup up-to-date map of Washington, D.C. Shows radial distances from Capitol. Includes indexes of railroad stations and points of interest. Text, indexes, and blank area on verso. 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: 1897
  • Map
    Plan of squares marked A. & B. in Mr. Bulfinch's plan, divided in lots : [now part of the Mall, N.W. Washington D.C.] Cadastral map of the blocks bounded by 6th St., Pennsylvania Av., 3rd St., and the former Missouri Av. N.W. Brown ink, tan wash, and lead pencil. Watermark: J Whatman 1794. Mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 889 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - De Krafft, F. C.
    • Date: 1822
  • Map
    [Cadastral map of square 731, Washington D.C.]. Covers block bounded by Pennsylvania Av., 1st, B (Independence Av.), and 2nd streets S.E., now occupied by the Library of Congress Jefferson Bldg. Title devised by cataloger. At top: Exhibit "C." Photostat of ms. map. Includes note and 12 signatures. At top in circle: 731. LC copy accompanied by negative photocopy. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...
    • Date: 1870
  • Map
    Plat of survey and subdivision of "Washington Heights" : by the commissioners appointed in Equity Cause No. 9912 Scale ca. 1:1,280. LC copy annotated in red ink to show lot prices. Cadastral map. From the Breckinridge family papers. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP AACR2: 110; 651/1; 650/2; 700/1; 710/3
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - Forsyth, William - Breckinridge Family - District of Columbia. Board of Commissioners
    • Date: 1888
  • Map
    Lanier Heights. Scale ca. 1:1,625. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and pencil. Cadastral map. From the Breckinridge family papers. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP AACR2: 651/1; 650/2; 650/3
    • Contributor: Breckinridge Family
    • Date: 1890
  • Map
    Map of the city of Washington showing the varieties of street pavements : on January 1st 1886 "To accompany the annual report of the Commissioners of the District of Columbia, 1885." LC copies 1 and 3 mounted on cloth backing. LC copies 2 and 3 trimmed, missing sections along edges, have printed table titled "Executive and engineer officers of the District of Columbia from the organization in 1871 to 1882 inclusive" affixed to recto, and annotated in ink and col. pencil ...
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Engineer Department - Cole, Chas. D. (Charles D.) - District of Columbia. Board of Commissioners
    • Date: 1886
  • Map
    Granby : [part of N.E. Washington D.C.]. Cadastral map. LC copy soiled and torn along edges. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DRM
    • Contributor: Graham, C. (Curtis )
    • Date: 1870
  • Map
    Map of the city of Washington : for use of the Engineer Commissioner, District of Columbia. Shows block numbers, alleys, parks, and major buildings. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy soiled, torn, missing edge sections, and annotated in red ink. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Office of the Engineer Commissioner D.C.
    • Date: 1883
  • Map
    Plan von Washington. Shows wards, built-up areas, and major buildings. Also covers Georgetown. Title, scale heading, and note in German. Place-names in English. In left upper margin: Meyer's Handatlas. In lower margin: Aus der Geographischen Graviranstalt des Bibliographischen Instituts zu Hildburghausen-Amsterdam, Paris, u. Philadelphia. Includes note, Capitol floorplan, and index to points of interest. "No. 61." LC copy soiled, fold-lined, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also ...
    • Contributor: Geographisches Institut Leipzig
    • Date: 1845
  • Map
    Hall and Elvans' subdivision of Meridian Hill : [Washington D.C.]. Cadastral survey map showing residential lot lines, lot numbers, some dimensions, and some square-footage data. LC copy annotated in lead pencil, mounted on cloth backing, and rubber-stamped under title: Lots for sale by A.L. Barber & Co., cor. 8th & F streets. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Gedney, A. G. - A.L. Barber and Co.
    • Date: 1867
  • Map
    Geographical, statistical, and historical map of the District of Columbia Relief shown by hachures. Title at head of text: District of Columbia. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes text and statistical tables. At upper right: No. 21. LC copy stained, fold-lined, and accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] American atlas, published by H.C. Car[e]y & I. Leo [sic], Philadelphia, 1827. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...
    • Contributor: H.C. Carey & I. Lea (Firm) - Young & Delleker
    • Date: 1827