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  • Map
    16th plan from E Street south to W and from 3d west to 4th Street east : [Washington D.C.]. Cadastral map showing unidentified tinted lots, lot numbers and dimensions, and block numbers. Covers area bounded by Anacostia River, S.W. W, S.W. 3rd, S.W./S.E. D, and S.E. 4th streets. Title from handwritten (ink) label affixed to cloth backing. On cloth backing in pencil: From the files of the Society of Oldest Inhabitants. Deposited by Henry C. Gauss in 1920's (?). One of 12 maps....
    • Contributor: Gauss, Henry C. - Association of the Oldest Inhabitants of the District of Columbia
    • Date: 1798
  • 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
    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
    Plan of the city of Washington. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also covers Georgetown. "Published by J. Stockdale Piccadilly 16th Sep'r 1798." From Isaac Weld's Travels through the states of North America ..., 1799. LC copies mounted on cloth backing. Copy 1 also fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 1298 2 copies Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Weld, Isaac - Stockdale, John
    • Date: 1798
  • 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. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also covers Georgetown. Includes text, notes, and coat-of-arms. Soiled, mounted on cloth backing, edged with artificial leather stripping, partially hand col., and annotated in ink: The squares coloured Red and these from which Morris & Nicholson were excluded a right of selection ... Hamburgh. Available also through the Library...
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - Thackara & Vallance
    • Date: 1792
  • Map
    Sketch of Washington in embryo : viz., previous to its survey by Major L'Enfant, 1792 Cadastral map showing landholdings in central Washington with owners' names. Facsim. of 1874 map compiled by E.F.M. Faehtz and F.W. Pratt. Original version: [Washington? : s.n.], 1874. Includes text. LC copy fold-lined, laminated, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Faehtz, E. F. M. (Ernest F. M.) - Pratt, F. W. - Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith) - Seibert, S. R. - Capitol Centennial Committee (U.S.) - Faehtz, E. F. M.
    • Date: 1792
  • 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]. Map no. and price do not appear in upper margin. Includes text and notes. LC copies variously soiled, fold-lined, missing edge sections, and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 3 annotated in ink in upper margin: No. 3043 Price 30 cts. Available also through...
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - Hill, Samuel - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1792
  • Map
    [Partial cadastral map of southern part of Georgetown, Washington D.C.]. Shows buildings in different colors, some landowners' names, and unidentified profiles along streets. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Black ink, red ink, and watercolors. Watermark: Budgen 1799 (with device under crown). Soiled, torn, assembled from small sheets of paper, thirded, edged with cloth, and annotated in lead pencil on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - King, N.
    • Date: 1799
  • Map
    The plot of Carroll'sburgh : [part of Washington D.C.]. Cadastral survey map showing lot numbers. Pen-and-ink. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Torn and fold-lined. Accompanied by index of lots: List of the original proprietors of the lots in Carrollsburg, with the numbers ... [6] p. : ms. ; 64 x 21 cm. or smaller, folded in leather binder 36 x 23 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site...
    • Date: 1790
  • Map
    Plan of part of the city of Washington exhibiting the property of James M. Ling[a]n ; A map of part of a tract of land called the Hopyard : being part of ... Cadastral maps showing original landholdings with 1858 street system superimposed. Lingan map covers area bounded by W, 16th, H, 22nd, and Boundary streets N.W. Baily map covers area bounded by F, 14th, N, and 10th streets S.E. Black and red inks, watercolor, and lead pencil. Soiled, missing small sections along edges, and mounted on cloth backing. Includes text and statement of certification headed: Surveyors...
    • Contributor: Forsyth, William - Fenwick, George - District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Date: 1794
  • Map
    No. 1. Magruder & Bealls "Honesty" ; No. 2. Alexander Island, Alexandria County, Va. Cadastral survey maps. "Beginning of the Resurvey of Honesty ... January 1st 1753 for 865 acres." From the Joseph M. Toner papers. Pen-and-ink. Soiled, fold-lined, torn, taped, missing small sections, and faced with rice paper. Includes notes and tables of survey data. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith)
    • Date: 1753
  • Map
    Map of that part of the city of Washington on which Mess'rs Lynch and Sands mansion-house stands. Covers area bounded by 8th, M, 6th streets, and New York Avenue N.W. Probably drawn by Nicholas King, city surveyor. Black and red inks. Watermark: IV. Mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington, 594 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - King, N.
    • Date: 1796
  • Map
    Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a mansion-house belonging to James M. Lingan. Covers area bounded by 18th, M, 20th, and P streets N.W. Shows buildings, block numbers, and dimensions. Black, brown, red inks and lead pencil. Watermarked (fleur-de-lis under crown). Mounted on cloth backing. Accompanied by negative photostat dummy sheet annotated in ink: Probably drawn by Nicholas King. 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
  • 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. Watermarks: J Whatman, Budgen, [crown over fleur-de-lis]. Includes text and notes. LC copy soiled, torn, and annotated in ink at upper right: This map is one of the original impressions from the "Boston Plate" of 1792 ... Hugh J. Taggart. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 1278 Vault...
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - Hill, Samuel - Taggart, Hugh T. (Hugh Thomas)
    • Date: 1792
  • Map
    Plat of Carrollsburg Cadastral survey map showing lot numbers and some initials of proprietors. Alternate title in ink on verso: Plan of Carrollsburg that now forms a part of Washington City. Brown and red inks. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Originally drawn on 2 sheets. Fold-lined, missing small sections, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a...
    • Contributor: Deakins, Francis
    • Date: 1770
  • 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 seat ... Scale 1:19,800. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Also covers Georgetown. From the author's An American atlas, London, 1795. Includes "Remarks" and coat-of-arms. LC copies variously trimmed, missing small sections, fold-lined, laminated, mounted on paper or cloth backing, and accompanied by negative photocopies. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster...
    • Contributor: Russell, John
    • Date: 1795
  • Map
    [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
  • Map
    View of the city of Washington in 1792 : superimposed on a map of 1914. Cadastral map showing land tracts, owners' names, block numbers, and radial distances from the Patent Office. Selected buildings and trees shown pictorially. Planimetric map--not bird's-eye view. Text signed by W.O. Owen and subtitle both annotated in ink. Accompanied by handwritten letter / W.O. Owen. 1 sheet : ink ; 25 x 12 cm. -- Negative photocopy of map of central Washington. 1 sheet ;...
    • Contributor: Owen, W. O.
    • Date: 1792
  • Map
    Map of part of the city of Washington, shewing the situation of the mansion house, grave yard & buildings, belonging to Mr. Notley Young : original proprietor of that part of the ... Shows block numbers, buildings by type of occupancy, fences, and street names. Covers area along Potomac River waterfront between E and L streets S.W. Facsim. of ms. map drawn by Nicholas King. Original version: [1796]. Includes note. LC copy fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - King, N.
    • Date: 1796
  • 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
    The red shade shews the part of Port Royal belonging to Mess'rs Sands & Lynch : [Washington D.C.] Cadastral map showing outline of Port Royal with city streets and lots superimposed. Covers area bounded by Q, 2nd, H, and 10th streets N.W. Black, brown, blue inks and watercolor. Fold-lined, faced with gauze, and mounted on cloth backing. Watermarked. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 732 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Dermott, James R. (James Reed) - Dermott, James R.
    • Date: 1796
  • Map
    Plan of the city of Washington Printed from the same plate as the map appearing in The universal asylum, and Columbian magazine, Philadelphia, Mar. 1792. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes latitude/longitude statement. LC copy 1 mounted on cloth backing and annotated in lead pencil: 1st printed edition of the L'Enfant plan. Copy 2 trimmed and mounted on cloth backing. Phillips. Washington...
    • Contributor: L'enfant, Pierre Charles - Thackara & Vallance
    • Date: 1792
  • Map
    Plan of the city of Washington. At upper left: Literary Magazine. From Literary magazine and British review, Jan. 1793, opp. p. 49 (AP3.L62). "Published as the Act directs Feb. 1, 1793 for the Proprietors by J. Good, Bond Street." Includes latitude/longitude statement and coat-of-arms. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined, laminated, mounted on cloth backing, accompanied by photocopy at larger...
    • Contributor: Good, J.
    • Date: 1793
  • Map
    [Cadastral map of Beatty and Hawkins's addition to Georgetown, Washington D.C.]. Title devised by cataloger. Drawn by William Smith, 1755. Photocopies of ms. map. Includes inset and computations. LC copies accompanied by negative photocopy and annotated in pencil on verso: Hawkin's [sic] and Beatty's addition to Georgetown, Wm. Smith, from original ms. in Court Archives in Rockville, Md. [1755]. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Smith, William
    • Date: 1755
  • Map
    Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a house and graveyard belonging to David Burns : at present occupied by James Burns. Covers area bounded by 9th, 11th, G, nd I streets N.W. Shows house and graveyard dimensions, block dimensions, and block numbers. Black, brown, and red inks. Watermarked (fleur-de-lis under crown). Mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington, 65 Cited in preliminary cataloging: Toner collection 10. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - King, N.
    • Date: 1796