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    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
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    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. Watermark: [crown over fleur-de-lis]. Includes text, notes, and coat-of-arms. Copy 1 fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 2 soiled, brittle, torn, missing small sections, trimmed, and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 3 has numerous scratch marks, and is believed to be a "late pull" from ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - Thackara & Vallance
    • Date: 1792
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    [Dotted line map of Washington, D.C., 1791, before Aug. 19th].

    Shows survey lines and proposed public squares parks. Relief shown by hachures. Title from LC G&M Div. preliminary map shelflist card. Ms. survey map drawn by P.C. L'Enfant. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Black and col. inks, watercolors. In black ink at lower left: Note. All the lines coloured red are finished and those coloured yellow are intended to be compleated this ...

    • Contributor: L'enfant, Pierre Charles
    • Date: 1791
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    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

    Sketch of Washington in embryo : viz., previous to its survey by Major L'Enfant

    Cadastral map showing landholdings in central Washington with owners' names. Includes text. LC copy 1 soiled, fold-lined, taped, and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy 2 laminated and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy 2 annotated in pencil, ink, and watercolor to show tract boundaries and buildings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP

    • Contributor: Faehtz, E. F. M. (ernest F. M.) - Pratt, F. W. - Toner, Joseph M. (joseph Meredith) - Seibert, S. R. - Trill
    • Date: 1792
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    A plan exhibiting the squares on which Robert Peter's buildings stood on the tract of land called Mexico, within the city of Washington.

    Covers area bounded by 28th, K, 24th, and H streets N.W. Shows block numbers and lot lines and numbers in block no. 5. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: D&C Blauw (with horn in cartouche). Fold-lined. Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. On preliminary shelflist card: Toner collection no. 17. Phillips. Washington, ...

    • Contributor: King, N. (nicholas) - King, N.
    • Date: 1796
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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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    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
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    [Cadastral map of part of S.W. Washington D.C. showing land tracts and buildings belonging to Notley Young].

    Shows block numbers and dimensions, buildings, fences, and street names. Covers area bounded by Water, F, 6th, and K streets S.W. Title devised by cataloger. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. At upper left in ink: Mr. Notley Young; at upper right in lead pencil: City of Washington. Black and red inks. Watermarks: IV, (fleur-de-lis under crown). Soiled, fold-lined, and missing corner section. Accompanied by ...

    • Contributor: King, N. (nicholas) - King, N.
    • Date: 1796
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    [Territory of Columbia].

    Relief shown by hachures. City boundary labelled: Out lines of the city of Washington with the grand avenues and principal streets leading through the public appropriations. Title from later printed ed. Pen-and-ink and watercolors. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Soiled and fold-lined. Accompanied by positive and negative photocopies of 3 letters dated 1793 relating to the map, 1 of which signed by: ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Date: 1793
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    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
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    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 ...

    Reprint of the Andrew Ellicott 1792 map of Washington D.C. At head of title: To front p. 636. At bottom: Engraved for Encyclopædia Perthensis. Differs from other 1792 ed. (76-696408) in having the Encyclopædia Perthensis statement at bottom of plate. At upper right: Plate III. Watermark: 1794. Includes text. LC copy backed with rice paper [?], has paper strip affixed to verso, trimmed. Available ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Date: 1792
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    Territory of Columbia.

    Relief shown by hachures. "Reproduced by the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey in February 1898 from a print in the Hall of Maps and Charts of the Library of Congress." Facsimile. Original version: Drawn by And'w Ellicott. [Philadelphia? : s.n., 1793?]. Oriented with north toward the upper left. In left upper margin: No. 3059 price 25 cents. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1793
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    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

    The Dermott or tin case map of Washington 1797-8.

    Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Depths shown by soundings. "United States Coast and Geodetic Survey Office, Washington, May 4, 1888." Facsimile. Original version: [1798?]. In left upper margin of some copies: 3035B price 2.00 dollars. Includes text headed "Washington City, March 30th 1854" and texts of official documents. LC sheets fold-lined. Copy 2 sheets halved, laminated, and mounted on cloth backing. Available ...

    • Contributor: Dermott, James R. (james Reed) - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1797
  • Map

    [Property survey of tracts and land grants in part of Maryland near Tiber Creek, now central Washington D.C.].

    Cadastral map covering tracts named Jamaca, Port Royal, Burns Neglect, Elenor, Gleenings, Gordons Meddows, Knock, Houp Yard, and Cern Abbey Mannor. "Beginning of 'Cern Abbey Mannor' being a resurvey on Duddington Mannor, New Troy, all granted to Tho's Notley in one patent by name of Cern Abbey Mannor, surveyed for Charles Carroll Jun'r May 15th 1759." Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Includes 3 insets. On ...

    • Date: 1760
  • Map

    Goose Creek : [Washington D.C.]

    Covers Tiber Creek estuary in the area now occupied by the Mall. Shows proposed Washington D.C. street alignments. Pen-and-ink and brown wash. Originally drawn on 2 sheets. Watermark: J Whatman (with fleur-de-lis under crown). Oriented with north to the bottom. Stained, missing section at lower right corner, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Henry
    • Date: 1790
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    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

    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
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    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
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    1791 map of District of Columbia, before the city was laid out : showing the main roads (used by President Washington) as surveyed by Andrew Ellicott in 1791-2 and published in Paris, ...

    Relief shown by hachures. Blueprint. LC Trails 96 Includes text. LC copy signed in ink at bottom: By Artemas C. Harmon. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Harmon, A. C. (artemas Canfield)
    • Date: 1791
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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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    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
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    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: Budgen, GR, [crown over fleur-de-lis]. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text and notes. LC copies variously soiled, torn, annotated in lead pencil, trimmed, edged with cloth stripping, and mounted on cloth backing. LC copies 1 and 3 have annotated notes on verso, in pencil of the city ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - Hill, Samuel - De Krafft, F. C.
    • Date: 1792