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  • Map
    Map of the city of Washington. Shows block numbers, wards, railroads, and radial distances from Capitol. LC Ward maps, 226 LC copies fold-lined, missing edge sections, and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 2 also annotated in ink and col. pencils. Copy 3 also annotated in lead pencil to show lands of original proprietors. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 3 copies DCP
    • Contributor: W.H. & O.H. Morrison (Firm)
    • Date: 1868
  • Map
    Square no. 275 : [Washington D.C.] Cadastral map of block bounded by 13th, T, 12th, and S streets N.W. Oriented with north to the right. Pen-and-ink, blue pencil, and lead pencil. Fold-lined, cracked at edges, trimmed, and taped on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 902 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Reynolds, J. W.
    • Date: 1800
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    [Cadastral survey map of the Hayman property, Georgetown, Washington D.C.]. Shows "Lot sold to Canal Company." Title devised by cataloger. In lower margin in lead pencil: Survey of Hayman property. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Originally drawn on 2 sheets. Soiled, fold-lined, missing corner sections, and mounted on cloth backing. Title on LC G&M Div. prelim. shelflist card: [Survey of Hayman's property in Georgetown including] lots sold to Canal Company, 4-3-35. Available also through the ...
    • Contributor: Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company
    • Date: 1835
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    [Cadastral map of "Peter's square," Georgetown, Washington D.C.]. Cadastral map showing lot numbers and owners' initials. Covers area bounded by Wisconsin Av., M St., 31st St., Wapping [former], and K St. N.W. Title devised by cataloger. Photocopy of ms. map. On verso in ink: From the ms. original owned by Mr. Walter G. Peter. Includes computations. LC copy annotated in pencil. In upper margin in pencil: Mr. Walter Peter's MS map--part of ...
    • Contributor: Peter, Walter G.
    • Date: 1814
  • Map
    Plat of survey and subdivision of "Washington Heights" : by the Commissioners appointed in Equity Cause No. 9912 Cadastral map. Includes notes and Commissioners' names. LC copy 1 mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - Forsyth, William - District of Columbia. Board of Commissioners
    • Date: 1888
  • 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
    Plan of part of the city of Washington on which is exhibited the division of lots : made under a commission from the High Court of Chancery of the state of Maryland ... Cadastral map showing block and lot numbers in the area of Northwest D.C. bounded by N, Ninth, G, and Fifteenth streets. Pen-and-ink, lead-pencil, and watercolor. Indexed for and color-coded to landowners' names. Copy torn and fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 351 Vault DCP
    • Date: 1805
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    A sketch of a survey made for Col. W'm Hickey, under a warrant from the United States, to take up vacant land : made to lay before his lawyers to determine some ... Cadastral survey map. Manuscript--ink and col. pencil. Lacks sections along edges; faced and backed with rice paper. Notes in ink on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Carbery, Lewis - Hickey, William
    • Date: 1840
  • Map
    No. 1. Survey for John Davidson ; No. 2. Lots surveyed on 1st Street between Fred. & Fayette streets : [Georgetown, Washington D.C.]. Cadastral survey maps showing landowners' names. "Book 1839, 40, last part, Octo'r 28th 1843." Title from verso. From the Taggart Estate papers. Pen-and-ink. Soiled, fold-lined, and missing edge sections. Two incomplete surveys maps in ink and lead pencil on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 496 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Taggart, Hugh T. (Hugh Thomas)
    • Date: 1843
  • 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
  • Map
    Outlines of tracts of land within which the city of Washington was laid out Also covers Rosslyn (Va.). Shows block and ward numbers, major buildings, block dimensions, street railroads, sewers, and streetlamps. Land tracts ca. 1792 shown by red pencilled lines. Depths shown by contours. "Entered according to Act of Congress ... in the year 1870." Includes notes and statistical table. LC copy assembled from small sheets, sectioned, and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy brittle, cracked, soiled, ...
    • Contributor: Seibert, S. R. - Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith)
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    A map of George Town with the additions : 1814 Cadastral map showing block numbers. "A present from Francis Fenwick to the Honorable the Corporation of George-town." From the Taggart Estate papers. In upper left corner: Hugh T. Taggart's. India ink. Brittle, missing small sections, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. Includes 3 insets and index to points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. ...
    • Contributor: Fenwick, Francis - Taggart, Hugh T. (Hugh Thomas) - District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Date: 1814
  • Map
    Square no. 118 : [Washington D.C.]. Cadastral map of block bounded by Pennsylvania Av., 20th, I, and 19th streets N.W. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Edged with brown cloth. Includes note and computations. On cloth backing in lead pencil: From the files of the Society of Oldest Inhabitants. Deposited by Henry C. Gauss in 1920's (?). One of 12 maps. 12th odd. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...
    • Contributor: Gauss, Henry C. - Association of the Oldest Inhabitants of the District of Columbia
    • Date: 1800
  • Map
    Map of Georgetown, 1796 Partial cadastral map showing some landowners' names. India ink. Torn, mounted on cloth backing, and with red-star seals affixed near examiners' names. Includes inset, examination and registration statements, and clerk's and examiners' names. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Bastert, A.
    • Date: 1796
  • Map
    City of Washington, statistical maps Covers city within the old limits (Florida Av. etc.) and Georgetown. Relief shown by contours and gradient tints on map 2. Title from accompanying title sheet. Common title on map sheets at upper right: City of Washington. Titles of contents from accompanying title sheet. Individual titles on the map sheets differ from those on the title sheet (are longer). Some maps include statistical table. ...
    • Contributor: Greene, F. V. (Francis Vinton) - Bruff, William T. O. - District of Columbia. Board of Commissioners - Greene, F. V.
    • Date: 1880

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  • Map
    Sub-division of lots 1, 2, 3, and 4 in square 1037, containing 49,000 sqr. ft. : [southeastern Washington, D.C.]. Scale ca. 1:900. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Annotated in pencil. Cadastral map. From the Breckinridge family papers. Covers the area bounded by Massachusetts Avenue, Fourteenth Street, B Street, and Thirteenth Street. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP AACR2: 650/1; 651/2; 650/3
    • Contributor: Breckinridge Family
    • Date: 1870
  • Map
    Topographical map of the District of Columbia Partial cadastral map showing some householders' names, individual buildings, and vegetation. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Also covers Virginia shoreline zone. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861, by D. McClelland, Blanchard & Mohun, Hugh B. Sweeny, and Thos. Blagden, in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the District of Columbia." Oriented ...
    • Contributor: Boschke, A. - McClelland, D. - Sweeny, Hugh - Blagden, Thos. (Thomas) - D. McClelland, Blanchard & Mohun
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Map of Lincoln Park and adjacent squares in the city of Washington, D.C. Partial cadastral map. "Entered according to act of Congress ... 1890, by Francis R. Fava, Jr. ... at Washington." "No. 203. Exp. no. 699." LC copies mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Francis R. Fava, Jr., & Co. - Walker, Bartow L. - Fava, Francis R.
    • Date: 1890
  • Map
    Index map to Washington County plats, District of Columbia : from official records Shows land tracts with owners' names beyond old city limits. "The heavy red lines show the division of the map into Books 1, 2, 3 & 4 ..." Published "January 1st 1892." Originally printed on 6 sheets joined to form 1. Includes note. LC copy shellacked, brittle, mounted on cloth backing, and sectioned to 6 sheets. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...
    • Contributor: Howell, D. J. - Trimble, Matthew - District of Columbia. Board of Commissioners
    • Date: 1891
  • Map
    Extract of military map of N.E. Virginia showing forts and roads. Covers Washington D.C. metropolitan area. Eastern corner of D.C. off map. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also shows rural householders' names and vegetation. Coloring differs. Includes note and coat of arms below title. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 684 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copies mounted on cloth backing. 3 copies ...
    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Engineer Bureau
    • Date: 1865
  • Map
    [Property survey map of the eastern end of Washington D.C. showing land tracts and householders' names]. Shows tracts named Bealls Adventure Englarged, Fortune Enlarged, Bailys Purchase, Aaron, and Stony Hill. Relief shown by hachures. Manuscript--ink and pencil. Hemmed with green cloth. On verso in pencil: From the filed of the Society of Oldest Inhabitants. Deposited by Henry C. Gauss in 1920's (?). One of 12 maps. 11th Fortune Enlarged. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...
    • Date: 1800
  • Map
    Positive sale of the mansion with ample grounds attached, and eighty-five building lots, being the estate of the late George W. Keating : situated in the county just beyond Boundary Street and ... Poster containing cadastral map. Includes text. Torn, ink-smeared, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Latimer & Cleary
    • Date: 1870
  • Map
    Maps accompanying the report of the operations of the Engineer Department of the District of Columbia : for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1891 : [Washington D.C.] Relief shown by contours on map 2. On some maps: To Sept. 1st 1891 -- To Dec. 1st 1891. Title from accompanying title sheet. "To accompany the annual report of the Commissioners, District of Columbia, for the year ending June 30, 1891." Includes table of "Width of streets and avenues." Map 4 also includes index of shade-tree plantings. "D C 52 1." Available also ...
    • Contributor: Rossell, W. T. (William Trent) - Lusk, J. L. (James Loring) - District of Columbia. Engineer Department - United States. Government Printing Office - District of Columbia. Board of Commissioners - Rossell, W. T.
    • Date: 1891

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  • Map
    Map of George Truesdell's addition to the city of Washington : being a subdivision of a tract of land known as Eckington, which tract is a part of the original tract called ... Cadastral map. Has statement of certification by: W'm Forsyth, Surveyor Dist. of Columbia. Includes location map and ill. of houses. LC copy fold-lined, laminated, annotated in red ink and blue pencil, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Forsyth, William - Bruff, William T. O. - Truesdell, George - District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Date: 1887
  • Map
    Plan of grounds adjacent to the Capitol showing the projected alteration of the Canal & the amount of land proposed to be laid into building lots Covers area bounded by C St. north, 1st St. east, C St. south, and 7th St. west, including eastern part of the Mall. Partial cadastral map showing block numbers, some lots, dimensions, and street widths. Black and red inks, watercolor, and lead pencil. Watermarked: J Whatman 1794, [fleur-de-lis]. Stained, soiled, and missing small sections in margins. Accompanied by newspaper clipping: Public sale of valuable ...
    • Contributor: De Krafft, F. C.
    • Date: 1822