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    Territory of Columbia Relief shown by hachures. Printed along city boundary: Out lines of the city of Washington with the grand avenues and principal streets leading through the public appropriations. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Roads watercolored in brown and estuary in light blue. Missing edge section, stained, fold-lined, mounted on cloth backing, and edged with leatherette strips. Available also through the Library of Congress ...
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Date: 1794
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    [Survey map of part of S.W. and S.E. Washington D.C.]. Covers area bounded by Q St. S.W./S.E., Anacostia River, S St. S.W., and Potomac River. Shows block outlines and numbers, street center-lines, base points, and dimensions. Does not show lots or land ownership. Title devised by cataloger. In pencil on paper slip affixed to cloth backing: Map found in an old closet in 1859 at Mt. Vernon exhibiting a portion of the city of ...
    • Contributor: Washington, George
    • Date: 1791
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    Square south of square no. 667, city of Washington Cadastral map of block bounded by Water, W, 1st, nd V streets S.W. in the area formerly called Carrollsburg. Date mentioned in text on verso: 26th day of June 1794. Title from verso. Watermark (regal figure in cartouche surmounted by crown). Pen-and-ink. Fold-lined. Accompanied by manila folder: Autograph of R. King, Surveyor, city of Washington ... / Forest H. Sweet, Battle Creek, Michigan. [4] ...
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - King, Rt. (Robert)
    • Date: 1799
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    City of Washington and suburbs. Shows radial distances from the Capitol, block numbers, and proposed streets. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC copy soiled, torn along fold lines, and annotated in pencil on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Date: 1910
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    Map of Washington City. Shows major streets. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Part of text on verso. LC copy torn, taped on verso, and annotated in ink in right lower margin: H[arper's] M[agazine] vol. 6--1852. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Harper & Brothers
    • Date: 1852
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    Washington. E XXc 4569 U.S. Copyright Office Title at head of copyright statement: Hammonds 8 x 11 map of Washington. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Inset: Hotel and theatre section. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: C.S. Hammond & Company
    • Date: 1903
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    B.H. Warner & Co.'s Map showing a bird's-eye view of the city of Washington and suburbs : locating the public buildings and places of interest Shows block numbers. Selected points of interest and relief shown pictorially. Includes advertisements. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copies mounted on cloth backing. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Gedney, A. G. - H. Warner & Co.
    • Date: 1886
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    Auto map of the business sections of Washington, D.C. F38941 U.S. Copyright Office LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Meissner, Alvin R. - Swope, J. H.
    • Date: 1922
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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
    [Map of Georgetown, Washington D.C.]. Photocopy of ms. map showing unidentified (precinct?) numbers. LC copy annotated in pencil in lower margin: Map of Georgetown, D.C., by William Samuel Jackson, from original belonging to Miss Cordelia Jackson, Georgetown. LC copy accompanied by negative photocopy. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Jackson, William Samuel
    • Date: 1910
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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
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    Landmarks of the national capital, Scale ca. 1:35,000. Shows historic sites, historic districts, and parks. Includes "District of Columbia's inventory of historic sites prepared pursuant to the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966," "Designated landmarks in the National Capital region outside the District of Columbia under Federal ownership or jurisdiction (not shown)," and text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP AACR2
    • Contributor: United States. National Capital Planning Commission - United States. Joint Committee on Landmarks
    • Date: 1973
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    [Cadastral survey map of a land tract fronting Tennallytown Road north of Pierce's Mill Road, Tenleytown, Washington D.C.] In lead pencil: Aug. 91. Title devised by cataloger. India ink and lead pencil. Soiled and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Benton, Wm. H. (William H.)
    • Date: 1891
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    William Corcoran's subdivision of lots : between High & Congress & Bridge & Gay streets, Georgetown D.C. Cadastral map showing landowners' names. Covers block bounded by Wisconsin Av., N, 31st, and M streets N.W. "Sept. 19th 1839." Title in ink in 2 hands on verso. Pen-and-ink. Soiled and stained. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 3851 Phillips. Washington 495 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Corcoran, W. W. (William Wilson)
    • Date: 1839
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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 ... Photocopy of a facsim. of the 1791 L'Enfant plan. Original facsim. extensively annotated in ink by Lawrence Martin, chief, Division of Maps, Library of Congress. Includes text, indexed "References," and photocopied newspaper article titled "New city of Washington," from the Gazette of the United States, Philadelphia, Jan. 4, 1792. At lower right: N.I. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...
    • Contributor: L'enfant, Pierre Charles - Martin, Lawrence - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1791
  • Map
    Pictorial map of Washington, D.C. F24620 U.S. Copyright Office Covers central Washington and adjacent part of Arlington (Va.). Selected points of interest shown pictorially. Includes notes and ill. LC copy laminated and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Capital Sight-Seeing Co.
    • Date: 1914
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    Comprehensive plan for the National Capital, major thoroughfare plan. Scale ca. 1:50,000. "June 30, 1974." "NCPC map file no. 44.00/100.00-27706." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP AACR2
    • Contributor: United States. National Capital Planning Commission
    • Date: 1974
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    Chevy Chase, D.C. Cadastral map. Includes inset of N.W. Washington D.C. showing locations of Thos. J. Fisher and Co. residential subdivisions. LC copy 1 halved and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy 2 fold-lined, extensively rubber-stamped to show sold lots, and annotated in red ink to show pricing information. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Thos. J. Fisher and Co. - Armstrong
    • Date: 1907
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    Original divisions of market squares : [Washington D.C.]. Covers vicinity of Center Market bounded by 4th, B, 11th, and D streets N.W. Shows block outlines, numbers, and dimensions. Pen-and-ink (black and brown) on tracing linen. Probably traced by Dr. Joseph M. Toner from an earlier map dated ca. 180-. From the Joseph Meredith Toner Collection in LC Manuscript Division. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...
    • Contributor: Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith)
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    Map of National Zoological Park, D.C. Relief shown by contours and hachures. "Rock Creek & park boundaries by Howell and Greenough. Topography by U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey. Survey ... under direction of U.S. Geological Survey." Includes notes. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Howell & Greenough - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - Geological Survey (U.S.)
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    Map of Washington City, District of Columbia, seat of the federal government : respectfully dedicated to the Senate and the House of Representatives of the United States of North America Cadastral map showing buildings and wards. Shows "W. Twenty Seventh St." correctly; Judiciary Square shown as "Judicary Square." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy: A. Boschke's personal copy. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the Year 1857 by A. Boschke ..." LC copy annotated ...
    • Contributor: Boschke, A.
    • Date: 1857
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    Plan of New City in the District of Columbia : half a mile from Washington Cadastral survey map of Ivy City, Washington D.C. "Recorded in Vol. 2 of 'Record of County Surveys,' page 76." Pen-and-ink. Fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - Dubois, N.
    • Date: 1873
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    Distance maps. Map of the Atlantic states, showing 50 mile distances from Washington. Map of the battleground [at Manassas] showing 5 mile distances from Washington. Map of the Fortress Monroe, showing 1 ... Various scales. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 15 Imperfect. Left center portion is wanting. Each map indicates forts, towns, railroads, and rivers. Insets: Position of forces at Bull Run. 8 x 8 cm.-Fortress Monroe, Old Point Comfort, Virginia. 8 x 8 cm. Population statistics given in side borders. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ...
    • Contributor: Louis Prang and Company
    • Date: 1861
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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 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
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    Washington and vicinity, Maryland, Virginia, District of Columbia Relief shown by spot heights. Alternate title in right lower margin: Washington and vicinity, Md.-Va.-D.C. State grids. Includes notes. "N 3845-W 7654/20 X 21." LC copy halved and fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Date: 1951