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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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    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
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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: I Taylor, 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 torn, annotated in ink on recto, annotated in ink and pencil on verso to give partial cadastral maps of selected blocks, and mounted on transparent cloth backing. Phillips. Washington 1278 2 ...
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - Hill, Samuel
    • Date: 1792
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    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
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    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
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    Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a mansion-house belonging to Samuel Blodget. Covers squares along Sixteenth St. N.W. bounded by 15th, 17th, and Q sts. and Massachusetts and Rhode Island aves. Shows block numbers. Attributed to Nicholas King. Black and red inks. Watermarked: VI. Mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington, 51 Cited in preliminary cataloging: Toner collection 14 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 the house and grave-yard belonging to the heirs of John Davidson. Covers part of central Washington D.C. bounded by 11th, K, 13th streets, and Massachusetts Avenue N.W. Shows block numbers and outlines, buildings, and building dimensions. Pen-and-ink, purple wash, and lead pencil on tracing linen. Traced by Dr. Joseph M. Toner from the original map possibly drawn by Nicholas King in 1794. From the Joseph Meredith Toner Collection in LC Manuscript Division. Has circular cameo ...
    • Contributor: Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith) - King, N. (Nicholas)
    • Date: 1794
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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 house belonging to Robert Peter. Covers area bounded by Florida Avenue, 14th, V, and 12th streets N.W. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Black and red inks. Watermark: IV. Mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. On preliminary shelflist card: Toner collection no. 12. Phillips. Washington, 704 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - King, N.
    • Date: 1796
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    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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    [Property survey of that part of Prince Georges County, Maryland, later to become central Washington D.C.]. Cadastral survey of tracts identified as Duddington Manor, New Troy, Gordons Meadows, Gleanings, Elinor, Bealls Leveles, Duddington Pasture, etc. Photocopy of ms. survey map. Oriented with north to the right. Originally printed on 2 sheets. Includes text and notes. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Typewritten label affixed to cloth backing of LC copy: Photostat from negative in the Department of Justice--an exhibit in ...
    • Contributor: Priggs, John F. A.
    • Date: 1760
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    Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated the mansion-house and grave-yard of the Widow Young. Shows block numbers, buildings with dimensions, and street names. Covers area bounded by 17th, G, 19th streets S.E., and the Anacostia River. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Black, brown, and red inks. Watermark: IV. Includes note. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington, 1269 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - King, N.
    • Date: 1796
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    [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
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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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    [Partial cadastral map of the area immediately south of the Mall, S.W. Washington D.C.]. Cadastral map showing lot and block numbers, outline of pre-existing landholding, and lots tinted in different colors in some blocks. Covers area bounded by Washington Canal, 3rd St. S.W., H St. S.W., and the Potomac River, including part of the Mall. Title devised by cataloger. On cloth backing in lead pencil: From 3d Street to 15th Street west / map by R. King. At ...
    • Contributor: King, Rt. (Robert) - Gauss, Henry C. - Association of the Oldest Inhabitants of the District of Columbia - King, Rt.
    • Date: 1794
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    Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated the mansion-house & grave-yard belonging to Mr. Geo. Walker. Cadastral map of area bounded by E, 7th, C, and 5th streets N.E. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Black, brown, and red inks, and lead pencil. Watermark (fleur-de-lis under crown). Mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington, 1115 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - King, N.
    • Date: 1796
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    Part of Georgetown, Maryland Cadastral survey map of area bounded by 33rd St., M St., Wisconsin Av. N.W., and the Georgetown waterfront, Washington D.C. Does not show ownership. Relief shown by hachures. Red ink, black ink, and blue wash. Fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 508 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Seibert, S. R.
    • Date: 1752
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    5th plan, from 7th east to 13th Street and G Street south to East Capitol Street : [S.E. Washington D.C.]. Partial cadastral map showing block numbers, outline of pre-existing landholding, and lots tinted in different colors. Covers area bounded by East Capitol, 13th, G, and 7th streets S.E. Title from handwritten (ink) label affixed to cloth backing. Pen-and-ink, watercolors, and lead pencil. Watermark: L Munn 1794. Edged in green cloth stripping, mounted on cloth backing, and annotated in lead pencil on cloth backing: From ...
    • Contributor: King, Rt. (Robert) - Gauss, Henry C. - Association of the Oldest Inhabitants of the District of Columbia - King, Rt.
    • Date: 1794
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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
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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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    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. Drawn by Nicholas King. Black and brown inks, watercolors, with additions in lead pencil. Watermarks: HR, GR (with coat-of-arms under crown). Originally drawn on 2 sheets. Accompanied by fact sheet dated 2/76. 1 sheet : ms. ; 73 x 61 ...
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - King, N.
    • Date: 1796
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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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    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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    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