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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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    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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    [Map of Carrollsburg showing its street and lot system with the later streets and lots of Washington D.C. superimposed] Cadastral map showing lot and block numbers. Carrollsburg shown in red, Washington in green. India ink and watercolor. Soiled, missing small sections along edges, and mounted on cloth backing. Includes text and statement of certification by: Wm. Forsyth, Surveyor of the City of Washington DC. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - Forsyth, William
    • Date: 179?
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    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
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    [Cadastral survey map of Charles Carroll Jr.'s land in central Washington D.C. in 1793]. 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. Facsim. of ms. map. Title devised by cataloger. Original version: 1793. Laid down by a scale of eighty equal parts in an inch by ...
    • Contributor: Priggs, John F. A. - Carroll, Charles
    • Date: 1793
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    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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    Sketch of Washington in embryo : viz., previous to its survey by Major L'Enfant, 1792 Cadastral map showing landholdings in central Washington with owners' names. Facsim. of 1874 map compiled by E.F.M. Faehtz and F.W. Pratt. Original version: [Washington? : s.n.], 1874. Includes text. LC copy fold-lined, laminated, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Faehtz, E. F. M. (Ernest F. M.) - Pratt, F. W. - Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith) - Seibert, S. R. - Capitol Centennial Committee (U.S.) - Faehtz, E. F. M.
    • Date: 1792
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    W. Su[q.?] Cr., Bradford Co. Covers lands of the William Bingham estate surveyed by John Adlum in northeastern Tioga County and northwestern Bradford County (Pa.). Shows lots, boundaries, numbers, and dimensions. Title from label affixed on verso. From the William Bingham estate maps. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Includes note. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no.: 17-82 Vault
    • Contributor: Adlum, John - Bingham, William
    • Date: 1790
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    Dto de Baton Rouge. Cadastral map; unfinished. Relief shown by hachures and rock drawings. Pen-and-ink and pencil. Watermarks: W Elgar 1797 and horn in a shield surmounted by a crown over the letters WE. 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. 39, ...
    • Contributor: Pintado, Vicente Sebastián
    • Date: 1799
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    This is a draft of a parcell [i.e. parcel] of salt meadow together with severall [i.e. several] hummuks [i.e. hummocks] of upland therein contained lying in the township of Westerly belonging to ... Cadastral map showing Champlin's property extending from "the sea shore" to "the salt pond" and including island in salt pond. Also indicates that property north of that of Champlin is "Noyces land." Oriented with north to the left, if map positioned so that title in margin is at bottom. Pen-and-ink. Watermark consists in part of fleur-de-lis. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...
    • Date: 1717
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    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?
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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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    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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    Map of the northern parts of New York. Scale 1:126,720; 2 miles to an in. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Shows the Hudson River from Albany to Fort Edward, the Mohawk and Hoosic rivers, Schoharie Creek, roads and villages adjacent, and some landowners. Includes descriptive notes, some indicate number of families in each village. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1077 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...
    • Date: 1758
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    20 tracts, Charleston. Covers lands of the William Bingham estate surveyed by John Adlum in Charleston Township, Tioga County (Pa.). Shows land ownership, lots, boundaries, numbers, and dimensions. Title from label affixed to verso. From the William Bingham estate maps. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no.: 17-82 Vault
    • Contributor: Adlum, John - Bingham, William
    • Date: 1790
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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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    The red shade shews the part of Port Royal belonging to Mess'rs Sands & Lynch : [Washington D.C.] Cadastral map showing outline of Port Royal with city streets and lots superimposed. Covers area bounded by Q, 2nd, H, and 10th streets N.W. Black, brown, blue inks and watercolor. Fold-lined, faced with gauze, and mounted on cloth backing. Watermarked. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 732 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Dermott, James R. (James Reed) - Dermott, James R.
    • Date: 1796
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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
  • Map
    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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    [Map of military lots, tracts, patents, etc. in western Allegany and Garrett Counties, Maryland] Scale ca. 1:40,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the right. Has watermarks. "The whole amount of lots, 4163. Settled and improved, 635. Unimproved, 3520." "The patent tracts are shaded with yellow, the settled and improved lots are numbered with red--and unimproved lots numbered with black." Based on Map of military lots, tracts, in Allegany Cos. Md.; map made by Francis Deakins ...
    • Contributor: Veatch, Hezekiah
    • Date: 1787
  • Map
    A plan of the township of Blenheim, as surveyed and divided in the year 1772. Scale ca. 1:16,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows names of several landowners. Annotated: This map referred to, in the affidt. of James Campbell on Mr. Wiatherhead's claim March 4th. 1786. Richard Lee. In margin: James Campbell. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1093 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...
    • Contributor: Creassy, James
    • Date: 1772
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    [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
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    [Plat of a survey of 2,314 acres of land, being the first large bottom on the east side of the Ohio River, 3 or 4 miles below the mouth, a portion of ... Scale ca. 1:20,000. Title from Lawrence Martin's The George Washington atlas. 1932. Cover title: George Washington; survey of land in Ohio, a grant from the Colony of Virginia to Washington for military services ... Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Imperfect: Deteriorated along fold lines. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 785 Annotated by George Washington: Patented in the name of ...
    • Contributor: Crawford, William - Washington, George
    • Date: 1771
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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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    Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a house and grave yard belonging to David Burns : at present occupied by James Burns. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Covers area bounded by 9th, 11th, G, and I streets N.W. Shows house and graveyard dimensions, block dimensions, and block numbers. Pen-and-ink (black and purple) 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 Division. Has circular cameo impression: [Profile of head with] Toner Library. Accompanied ...
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith)
    • Date: 1796