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  • 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
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    W. Br. Pine Cr. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Covers lands of the William Bingham estate surveyed by John Adlum. Shows land ownership, lots, boundaries, numbers, dimensions, and acreages. Title from label affixed to verso. From the William Bingham estate maps. Pen-and-ink and pencil. Includes note. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no.: 17-82 Vault
    • Contributor: Adlum, John
    • Date: 1790
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    [Map of landholdings in the part of Prince George's County (Md.) that is now central Washington D.C.] Shows landholdings as of "1784." Depths shown by soundings. Pen-and-ink (black and purple) on tracing linen. Title devised by cataloger. Probably traced by Joseph M. Toner from the original map by Beatty and Orme. From the Joseph Meredith Toner Collection in LC Manuscript Division. Oriented with north to the right. Stained and fold-lined. Includes notes and index of survey points. On verso in lead...
    • Contributor: Beatty, Chas. (Charles) - Orme, Arch. (Archibald) - Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith)
    • Date: 1784
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    Plan of the Town of Turner, formerly Silvester Plantation : out side lines and part of the lotts ran out Shows lot numbers and lot holder's names. Pen-and-ink and pencil. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Includes note. Panel title: A plan of the Town of Turner. Unidentified numbers of verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Acquisitions control no. 45-83
    • Contributor: Getchel, Stephen
    • Date: 1770
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    Map of Carroll's land : [central Washington, D.C.] Cadastral survey of land tracts named Duddington Pasture, Duddington Manor, New Troy, and Houps Addition, with owners' names. "The out lines of the Resurvey as made for Charles Carroll Jun'r the 16th day of May 1759 is shadowed with yellow." Title from verso. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Includes text and indexed boundary descriptions. Mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web...
    • Contributor: Priggs, John F. A. - Carroll, Charles
    • Date: 1793
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    [Map of the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain between Bayou Chenchuba and Bayou Lacombe, Louisiana] Shows area in St. Tammany Parish. Cadastral map. Relief shown by hachures. Place names and text in French. Title from John R. Hébert's list of maps. Pen-and-ink and pencil. Has watermarks. From the papers of Vicente Sebastián Pintado. Described in: Vicente Sebastián Pintado, Surveyor General of Spanish West Florida, 1805-17 : the man and his maps / by John R. Hébert. Imago mundi, v....
    • Contributor: Guillemard - Pintado, Vicente Sebastián
    • Date: 1798
  • Map
    Plan of Charles Town, Maryland. Cadastral survey map showing lot/tract lines, lot numbers, public lands, street names, and some acreages. Relief shown by form lines. Also shows "The Lord Properiators [sic] two lots." Oriented with north toward the upper right. Manuscript: pen-and-ink (dark brown). Original sheet and backing hemmed by cloth strips at the 4 edges. Imperfect: Mottled, fold-lined, missing small sections at sheet edges/fold lines. Includes notes and...
    • Date: 1770
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    A map of South Carolina from the Savannah Sound to St. Helena's Sound, with the several plantations, their proper boundary lines, their names, and the names of the proprietors included and the ... Scale ca. 1:167,000. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Imperfect: Deteriorated along folds and edges. "F. AE. A." Includes list of proprietors and index to their lands. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1520 Cumming, W.P. Southeast in early maps, (1998 ed.) 400 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650/1; 650/2; 651/3; 651/4
    • Contributor: Boss, Mr. - Brailsford, Mr. - Hodgson, William
    • Date: 1771
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    [Land ownership map of the William Bingham estate in northeastern Pennsylvania Relief shown by hachures. Base map title: A map of the stat[e] of Pennsylva[nia] / by Reading Howel[l] MDCCXCII. From the William Bingham estate maps. Annotated in ink and watercolor to show land ownership. Includes ill. around cartouche and annotated index of landowners. LC copy has label annotated in ink on verso: Pennsylvania. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a...
    • Contributor: Adlum, John - Bingham, William - Howell, Reading
    • Date: 1793
  • 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
    A chorographical map of the Province of New-York in North America, divided into counties, manors, patents and townships; exhibiting likewise all the private grants of land made and located in that Province; Scale ca. 1:322,000. Photocopy. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by form lines. Prime meridian: London. Designed to show military grants, manors, and townships in color. Inscribed: To His Excellency Major General William Tryon ... Insignia of the British Museum reproduced in the lower left corner. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as...
    • Contributor: Sauthier, Claude Joseph - Faden, William
    • Date: 1779
  • 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
    Old Jamaica Village. Cadastral map of Jamaica (Queens, N.Y.C.) as in late 18th cent. Shows buildings, lot lines, names of "quarters", and woods. At head of title: Map No. V. Imperfect: Rubber-stamped, removed from textual publication (pp. 33-34), lacking index. Text (portion of index unrelated to Jamaica) on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Innes, J. H. (John H.)
    • Date: 178?
  • 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
    Copy Major John Thornton's platt. Thomas Jefferson's copy of a 1718 survey by Francis Eppes of property at the junction of the Rivanna and Fluvanna Rivers. Gift; Janet Hall; Mar. 10 1995. Accompanied by manuscript letter and photo copy of verso of letter attached to topographic map of Elk Hill region. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes Thomas Jefferson's signature and...
    • Contributor: Eppes, Francis - Jefferson, Thomas
    • Date: 177?
  • Map
    [Plat of a survey for William Hughes, Jr. of 460 acres in Frederick County, Va. on the Cacapon River]. Title from Lawrence Martin's The George Washington Atlas. 1932. Survey plot is located either in Hampshire County or Morgan County, W. Va. Handwritten on verso: William Hughes Junr., plat for 460 acres, 1753, deed drawn. Pen-and-ink. Mounted on linen covered cardboard. Accompanied by handwritten surveying notes of April 4, 1750, signed by George Washington. Martin. George Washington atlas, 14a Available also through the Library...
    • Contributor: Washington, George
    • Date: 1750
  • 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
    Plat of the partition of Moore & Beckley survey of 170,038 a. in the counties of Giles & Logan, Virginia. "Surveyed for Andrew Moore & John Beckley, Nov. 2nd, 1794." Shows names of some residents. Pen-an-ink and pencil over col. grid, mounted on cloth. Includes notes. In upper right corner in red ink: Moore & Beckley patent. "Plat copied from bundle of 'cases ended." In the lower left corner: Sev. P. Ker. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H327 In pencil on verso: 223....
    • Date: 1794
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    A map of South Carolina and a part of Georgia. Containing the whole sea-coast; all the islands, inlets, rivers, creeks, parishes, townships, boroughs, roads, and bridges; as also, several plantations, with their ... Scale ca. 1:310,000. Relief shown by hachures. Hand colored. "To the Right Honourable George Dunk, Earl of Halifax ... " Includes indexes of propietors of land in South Carolina and Georgia. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1517 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2; 651/3; 651/4; 650/5; 650/6; 700/1; 700/2
    • Contributor: De Brahm, John Gerar William - Bull, William - Jefferys, Thomas
    • Date: 1757
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    Plan of 50 townships to be sold by lottery lying between the rivers Penobscot & Schoodic. Scale 1:253,440; 4 miles to 1 in. Hand colored. "NB. All the townships within the red line are ordered for sale by lottery." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 832 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1700
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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
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    A Portion of New York from the Hudson River west to the Unadilla Branch of the Susquehanna River; from the Delaware River north to Fort Stanwix. Scale ca. 1:65,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor on parchment. Area is divided into the various tracts of land with the owners identified. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1079 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1700
  • 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
    Plan of a tract of land (marked in the General Plan no. 7), containing in the whole 5000 acres, & divided into 20 plantations of 250 acres each, situate on a left ... Covers part of Harrison County (W.Va.) "Survey'd for Sam'l Young, Ase'e of William Jones, 5000 Acres of Land, in Harrison County, on a Land Office Treasury Warrant, no. 20,98, dated the 20th Day of October 1783 ..." Oriented with north toward the upper right. Pen-and-ink. Torn at fold lines; sections stitched together with thread. Includes text. Panel title: A plot of 5000 acers [sic]...
    • Contributor: Jackson, Edward - Haymond, William - De Krafft, Charles
    • Date: 1783
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    A plan of the lands in New London sequestred for the sole use and improvement of the Mohegan Indian tribe Cadastral map. Covers northeastern portion of town of Montville, Connecticut. Signed at lower right: Humphry Avery, survr. for the county of New London. Pen-and-ink. Map backed with cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes notes and text. Imperfect: Scuff marks, tears, and darkening of paper.
    • Contributor: Avery, Humphry
    • Date: 1736