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    Washington, the Mall and vicinity, public buildings occupied by various government activities : 1917 Cadastral map showing government buildings, all other buildings, and public lands. At head of title: No. II. On verso: 2. LC copy 2 mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: United States. Public Buildings Commission - Harts, W. W. (William Wright) - Ridley, C. S. (Clarence Self) - Langdon, James G. - Beij, K. Hilding - United States. Congress. Senate
    • Date: 1917
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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, 31st, and K streets N.W. Title devised by cataloger. Photocopy of ms. map. On verso in ink: From the manuscript original owned by Mr. Walter G. Peter. Includes computations. LC copy extensively annotated in pencil. In upper margin in pencil: Mr. Walter Peter's MS map--part of Georgetown ... LC ...
    • Contributor: Peter, Walter G.
    • Date: 1814
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    Map of the District of Columbia and adjacent portions of Maryland and Virginia 26326W2 U.S. Copyright Office Shows major buildings and radial distances from White House. Also shows block numbers in central city and land tracts with owners' names in D.C. beyond old city limits. Bar scale indicates correct scale. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Schoepf, W. Kesley - Berry, E. H. - Schmidt, Fred A. - Thos. J. Fisher and Co.
    • Date: 1891
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    [Maps of landholdings in the part of Prince George's County (Md.) that is now central Washington D.C.] Shows landholdings as of the 1790's. Depths shown by soundings. Title devised by cataloger. Manuscript--lead pencil tracings. Oriented with north to the right. Includes text and notes. LC copy lacks sections in center and along edges; mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 464 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Beatty, Chas. (Charles) - Orme, Arch. (Archibald)
    • Date: 1667

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    Defenses of Washington, extract of military map of N.E. Virginia : showing forts and roads Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also shows woods and householders' names in rural areas. In lower left corner: Accompanying report of Brig. Gen. Richard Delafield ... dated October 30, 1865, series III. From: Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Washington, 1891-1895, plate 89, map 1. In lower right corner: See Atlas, Plates VII. and VIII. ...
    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Engineer Bureau - Delafield, Richard - United States. Government Printing Office
    • Date: 1865
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    Lane from Road Street, Georgetown, to Barnards house and lands binding thereon : [Washington D.C.]. Cadastral survey map showing landowners' names. Relief shown by hachures. Title from verso. Alternate title at upper right: Barnard & others. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Soiled and mounted on cloth backing. Includes statistical tables and computations in lead pencil. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 494 Vault DCP
    • Date: 1800
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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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    Plan of squares marked A. & B. in Mr. Bulfinch's plan, divided in lots : [now part of the Mall, N.W. Washington D.C.] Cadastral map of the blocks bounded by 6th St., Pennsylvania Av., 3rd St., and the former Missouri Av. N.W. Brown ink, tan wash, and lead pencil. Watermark: J Whatman 1794. Mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 889 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - De Krafft, F. C.
    • Date: 1822
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    [Cadastral map of square 731, Washington D.C.]. Covers block bounded by Pennsylvania Av., 1st, B (Independence Av.), and 2nd streets S.E., now occupied by the Library of Congress Jefferson Bldg. Title devised by cataloger. At top: Exhibit "C." Photostat of ms. map. Includes note and 12 signatures. At top in circle: 731. LC copy accompanied by negative photocopy. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...
    • Date: 1870
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    Plat of survey and subdivision of "Washington Heights" : by the commissioners appointed in Equity Cause No. 9912 Scale ca. 1:1,280. LC copy annotated in red ink to show lot prices. Cadastral map. From the Breckinridge family papers. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP AACR2: 110; 651/1; 650/2; 700/1; 710/3
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - Forsyth, William - Breckinridge Family - District of Columbia. Board of Commissioners
    • Date: 1888
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    Lanier Heights. Scale ca. 1:1,625. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and pencil. Cadastral map. From the Breckinridge family papers. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP AACR2: 651/1; 650/2; 650/3
    • Contributor: Breckinridge Family
    • Date: 1890
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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 Washington D.C. central business district bounded by 11th, K, 13th streets, and Massachusetts Avenue N.W. Shows block numbers, buildings, and building dimensions. Possibly drawn by Nicholas King. 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, 451 Cited in preliminary cataloging: Toner ...
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas)
    • Date: 1796
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    Granby : [part of N.E. Washington D.C.]. Cadastral map. LC copy soiled and torn along edges. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DRM
    • Contributor: Graham, C. (Curtis )
    • Date: 1870
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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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    Hall and Elvans' subdivision of Meridian Hill : [Washington D.C.]. Cadastral survey map showing residential lot lines, lot numbers, some dimensions, and some square-footage data. LC copy annotated in lead pencil, mounted on cloth backing, and rubber-stamped under title: Lots for sale by A.L. Barber & Co., cor. 8th & F streets. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Gedney, A. G. - A.L. Barber and Co.
    • Date: 1867
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    East Deanewood, District of Colubmia Cadastral map. Includes location map. LC copy 1 mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Calvert, Chas. P. (Charles P.) - Pine, E. M.
    • Date: 1893
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    Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a mansion-house and grave-yard belonging to Abraham Young. Shows block numbers, buildings, and building dimensions. Covers area approx. bounded by 13th, F, 15th, and C streets N.E. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Dark brown, light brown, and red inks. Watermark: IV. Trimmed and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Cited in preliminary cataloging: Toner Collection no. 16. Phillips. Washington, 1266 Vault ...
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - King, N.
    • Date: 1796
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    [Cadastral map of the blocks surrounding Washington Circle, Washington D.C.]. Cadastral map of area bounded by 24th, L. 22nd, and I streets N.W. Title devised by cataloger. Black and brown inks. At top in lead pencil: Section of part of the city & surveys. Soiled, missing small sections at corners, and halved. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Date: 1820
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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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    [Cadastral map of part of the West End, Washington D.C.]. Cadastral map showing unidentified tinted lots, lot numbers, and block numbers. Shows cadastral information for area bounded by Rock Creek, P, 22nd, and K streets N.W. Shows block outlines for area bounded by Rock Creek, Q, 18th, G, and 28th streets N.W. Does not show landowners' names. Title devised by cataloger. Pen-and-ink, watercolors, and lead pencil. Faced with gauze and mounted on cloth backing. ...
    • Date: 1800
  • Map
    The northwest extension of Massachusetts Avenue, Washington, D.C., and adjacent subdivisions Cadastral map showing names of some rural landholders. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC copies torn, taped, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: VielĂ©, Herman K. - Fairchild, John F.
    • Date: 1890
  • Map
    View of the city of Washington in 1792 and in 1911. Cadastral map showing 1792 land tracts and owners' names. Selected buildings and trees shown pictorially. 1792 information overprinted in green on 1911 base street map of central Washington showing block numbers. Planimetric map--not bird's-eye view. LC copy 1 annotated in ink: I prepared this ... W.O. Owen. The work was done ... Dec. 7, 1914. LC copies mounted on cloth backing. Available also through ...
    • Contributor: Owen, W. O.
    • Date: 1914
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    Topographical sketch of the environs of Washington, D.C. : (survey of locality for public park & site for a presidential mansion) Cadastral map showing property lines, householders' names, buildings, and woods. Relief shown by hachures. "Made in compliance with Senate Resolution of 18th July 1866." "Approved by Committee of Public Buildings & Grounds of the Senate, 20th Feb'y 1867." Pen-and-ink. Sheet no. 1 oriented with north toward the upper left. Accompanied by reduced-size (ca. 1:16,000) photocopy of sheet no. 2. 1 sheet : mounted on ...
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Jacobsen, C. - Bootes, Samuel - United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1871
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    Plan of part of the city of Washington, in the vicinity of the upper Eastern Branch ferry, shewing the situation of the buildings & grave-yards belonging to the Widow Wheler. Covers area bounded by 12th, L, 15th streets, and Anacostia River waterfront S.E. Relief shown by hachures. On accompanying fact sheet: Nicholas King journal, Ms. Division L.C. ... order to map ... 1796. King ... prepared the maps on Nov. 21. Pen-and-ink and watercolors. Watermark: 1794 (under fleur-de-lis). Mounted on cloth backing. Accompanied by fact sheet. 1 sheet : ms. ; 61 x 46 ...
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - King, N.
    • Date: 1796
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    Plat of survey of land conveyed by Wm. D.C. Murdock to his daughters being part of "St. Philip & Whitehaven" in Washington County, District of Columbia Cadastral survey map of single land tract, location unclear. "May 9th 1873." Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Includes table of survey data. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Carpenter, D. (Benjamin D.) - Murdock, Wm. D. C. (William D. C.) - Carpenter, D.
    • Date: 1873