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    Plat of the sub-division of part of a tract of land called "Fletchalls Goodwill" : situated near Brightwood, Washington County D.C. Cadastral map showing lot dimensions, acreages, and numbers. "Dec. 14th 1881." Accompanied by ms. sketch map of part of D.C. with date 1758. 1 sheet : ms., pencil ; 19 x 25 cm. Includes notes and acreage table. LC copies mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Carpenter, D. (Benjamin D.) - Carpenter, D.
    • Date: 1881
  • Map
    [Tax survey map of squares 671 and 672, N.E. Washington D.C.]. Shows dimensions for the blocks bounded by New York Av., 1st, M, and North Capitol streets N.E. "Dec--13--1884." "Square 671 valued $2,125.00. Square 672 valued $17,440.00." Title devised by cataloger. India ink. Fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 907 Vault DCP
    • Date: 1884
  • Map
    Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia : ceded by the states of Virginia and Maryland to the United States of America, and by them established as the ... Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Facsim. of the Samuel Hill engraving of 1792. Original version: [Boston : s.n., 1792]. Includes text and notes. In left upper margin: No. 3043 price 30 cents. LC copy rubber-stamped, missing edge sections, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - Hill, Samuel - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1792
  • Map
    I hereby certify that I have surveyed and marked for Mr. Geo. E. Mattingly lots nos. 1, 2, 4, 5 in square no. 475, also Water Street opposite said lots : as ... Cadastral survey map showing lot numbers and dimensions of lots, streets, and wharves. In script: I do hereby approve the plan of wharf[s?] submitted above, WBMagruder, mayor. At upper left in print: Supreme Court, D.C., United States vs. Morris, et al., equity 10360, exhibit M.R.--no. 15. In script: Albert [H?]arper, examiner. Facsim. of ms. map. Original version: 1856. Includes notes. Blue-pencil drawing of horse ...
    • Contributor: Hunt, R. Finley - District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - District of Columbia. Supreme Court
    • Date: 1856
  • Map
    A map of Georgetown in the District of Columbia Cadastral map showing lot numbers. Includes 2 insets and index of selected lots. Stained, missing small sections, annotated in lead pencil, annotated in ink to show city streets east of Rock Creek, extensively watercolored to show unidentified districts and letters, has printed ill. affixed at top, bordered to india ink, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...
    • Contributor: Bussard, William - Harrison, William
    • Date: 1830
  • Map
    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 and Washington block numbers and dimensions. Covers area bounded by 27th, H, and 17th streets N.W., and the Potomac waterfront. Black and brown inks, watercolor, and lead pencil. Originally drawn on 5 sheets, assembled to 1, quartered, and mounted on cloth backing. Stained and missing small ...
    • Date: 1790
  • Map
    Territory of Columbia. Relief shown by hachures. Facsim. of the 1793 topographic map of the District of Columbia by Andrew Ellicott. Original version: [Philadelphia? : s.n., 1793?]. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC copies fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Date: 1793
  • Map
    Map of the city of Washington, D.C. : showing public buildings and places of interest. "Copyright 1885, by Hart & Von Arx N.Y." LC copy fold-lined, torn, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Hart & Von Arx
    • Date: 1885
  • 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
    One hundred years : [Washington D.C. and metropolitan area] Relief shown by hachures on 1865 map. Depths shown by soundings on 1865 map. 1865 map is facsimile. "This is a comparison of the Bureau of Engineers' map of the 'Defenses of Washington' compiled in 1865, one hundred years ago, and the present day road map." "Original map courtesy of the U.S. Army Engineer School Library." Original version: Defenses of Washington, extract of military ...
    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Engineer Bureau - United States. Army. Geodesy, Intelligence, and Mapping Research and Development Agency. Graphics Division
  • Map
    Trees and shrubs of Lafayette Square : [Washington D.C.]. Text and ill. on verso. LC copy fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: United States. Office of National Capital Parks
    • Date: 1942
  • Map
    Benjamin F. Leighton and Richard E. Pairo, trustees, subdivision of a plat of land formerly known as part of "Enclosure or Inclosure," hereafter to be known as "Brookland" : situated in the ... Cadastral map. "Sept. 5th 1887." 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. Office of the Surveyor - Forsyth, William - Leighton, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Farnsworth) - Pairo, Richard E.
    • Date: 1887
  • Map
    Plan of part of the city of Washington shewing the situation of the buildings belonging to Mr. Dan'l Carroll of Duddington. Covers area bounded by 1st and 2nd streets and North and South Carolina avenues S.E., Capitol Hill, Washington D.C. Relief shown by hachures. Shows block numbers and outlines, dimensions, buildings, and function of buildings. Pen-and-ink and watercolors on tracing linen. Traced by Dr. Joseph M. Toner from the original map by Nicholas King ca. 1796. From the Joseph Meredith Toner Collection in LC Manuscript ...
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith) - King, N.
    • Date: 1796
  • Map
    Washington, the nation's capital
    Seeing Washington
    Covers central business district and federal enclave. Selected buildings shown pictorially. "*GPO: 1998--432-903/60370." Title from panel. Includes text and tourist directory. Text, city chronology, facsims. of L'Enfant and McMillan plans, and col. ill. on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: United States. Office of National Capital Parks - United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 1998
  • Map
    Map of the city of Washington : showing the sub-divisions, grades, and the general configuration of the ground in equidistances from 5 to 5 feet altitude Title from leaf 1. Relief shown by contours. Phillips 11768 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Bastert A. - Enthoffer, J. (Joseph) - Donegan, P. H.
    • Date: 1872

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    Map collections in the District of Columbia Partial ms. (ink, pencil, and typescript) on col. base map. "Red seals show where to go in January 1930 for 2,500,000 of the maps in the District of Columbia." Assemblage of several sheets and adhesive seals mounted on cloth backing. Includes index indicating collection size. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Martin, Lawrence - United States. Board of Surveys and Maps of the Federal Government. Committee on Information
    • Date: 1930
  • Map
    The "Standard guide" up-to-date ready reference map of Washington : to accompany the "Washington standard guide" Scale ca. 1:17,000. "Published by the Foster & Reynolds Co., New York, B.S. Reynolds Co., Washington." Includes text, index to points of interest, and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP AACR2
    • Contributor: Matthews-Northrup Company - Foster & Reynolds Co. - S. Reynolds Co.
    • Date: 1920
  • Map
    [Map of Alexandria, Virginia] Illustrates Alexandria's central position in the defense of Washington, where at least 12 outlying forts surrounded the city. Military camps of various Union officers such as Samuel Peter Heintzelman are indicated on this map.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    General soil map, District of Columbia. Scale 1:24,000. Relief shown by spot heights. Depths shown by contours and soundings. "Compiled 1975." Includes notes and table of soil characteristics. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP AACR2
    • Contributor: United States. Soil Conservation Service - United States. Office of National Capital Parks
    • Date: 1975
  • Map
    View of the city of Washington in 1792. Cadastral map showing named land tracts with owners' names. Selected buildings and trees shown pictorially. Planimetric map--not bird's-eye view. Also shows townsites of Georgetown, Hamburgh, and Carrollsburg. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy accompanied by D.C. Sesquicentennial exhibition caption, Apr. 1950-Apr. 1951: 9. Pre-District plantations. LC copy darkened, fold-lined, lacking small sections along edges, and ...
    • Date: 1792
  • Map
    Proposed development of propagating gardens, green-houses & nursery : [Washington D.C.] "June 30th 1901." Covers area bounded by 15th street, East Potomac Park, and Washington Monument grounds S.W. "To accompany the annual report of Theo. A. Bingham, June 30th 1901, Col. U.S. Army." Oriented with north to the bottom. "Eng 57 1." LC copy fold-lined, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. Annotated in ink: From U.S. War Dept. Annual report of the Chief of Engineers ...
    • Contributor: Bingham, Theo. A. (Theodore Alfred) - Gillen, F. F. - Owen, F. D. - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - United States. Office of Public Buildings and Grounds
    • Date: 1901
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    Todd & Brown's subdivision of part of Pleasant Plains and Mt. Pleasant, Washington County, D.C. Cadastral map. "The above lots marked in red ... are the lots to be sold." Alternate title in large type at top: Chancery sale. Includes text and schedule of lot sales headed: On Wednesday, June 15th, 1887. LC copy fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Fendall, Reginald - Walter Williams & Co.
    • Date: 1887
  • Map
    [Planning map of the Mall and adjacent areas, Washington D.C.]. Shows planned and existing government buildings. Title devised by cataloger. "09[6?]3[5?]." LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Detroit Photographic Co.
    • Date: 1904
  • Map
    Washington and vicinity, District of Columbia-Maryland-Virginia Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Depths shown by contours and soundings. "Compiled in 1967 from 1:24 000-scale maps ... 1965 7.5 minute quadrangles." Alternate title in right lower margin: Washington and vicinity, D.C.-Md.-Va. : 1965. UTM and state grids. Includes notes, "Contour interval diagram," and "Quadrangle location diagram." "N3847.33--W7648.75/14X26.25." LC copy 1 laminated, quartered, and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 2 fold-lined. ...
    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Date: 1965
  • Map
    [Map of part of Pennsylvania Avenue and the Washington Canal in the vicinity of the Center Market, N.W. Washington D.C.]. Covers area bounded by Washington Canal, 6th, D, and 12th streets N.W. Shows block numbers and dimensions. Title devised by cataloger. Pen-and-ink, lead pencil, and blue wash. Missing section at upper right corner and mounted on cloth backing. Includes computations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Date: 1860