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    Topographical map of the District of Columbia and a portion of Virginia

    Partial cadastral map showing landowners' names in rural areas of D.C. Also shows density of built-up area in city. Relief shown by contours. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes source materials note. LC copy 1 fold-lined and annotated in blue pencil in upper margin: Gannett. Copy 2 sectioned to 6 sheets, annotated in ink on cloth backing, and ...

    • Contributor: Greene, F. V. (francis Vinton) - Lydecker, G. J. (garrett J.) - Bruff, William T. O. - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - Office of the Engineer Commissioner D.C.
    • Date: 1884
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    Map of Virginia and Maryland : constructed from the latest authorities.

    "J.H. Young Sc." Prime meridian: Washington. Cover title "Virginia & Maryland." Population data for counties in Virgina and Maryland pasted on verso of front cover. Signed inside cover: M. Fillmore, Buffalo N.Y. Includes statistical tables of population according to the census of 1820. Inset: Plan of Washington City & Georgetown. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Annotated ...

    • Contributor: Mitchell, S. Augustus (samuel Augustus) - Young, J. H. (james Hamilton) - Mitchell, S. Augustus
    • Date: 1834
  • Map

    Washington and Georgetown harbors, District of Columbia

    Nautical chart. Also covers central Washington. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Printed note slip titled "Time ball" affixed at lower right. Includes notes, tide table, and survey insigne. In left upper margin: No. 391a price 40 cents. LC copy soiled, laminated, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - Hilgard, J. E. (julius Erasmus) - Cutts, R. D. (richard Dominicus) - Lindenkohl, A. - Lindenkohl, H. (henry)
    • Date: 1882
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    Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River shewing the route of the Alexandria Canal : made in pursuance of a resolution of the Alex'a Canal Company Oct. 1838

    Nautical chart with extensive annotations in col. and lead pencils to show proposed railroad routes connecting central Washington and Alexandria (Va.). Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Originally printed on 2 sheets. Includes note. LC copy soiled, stained, missing edge sections, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Stone, William James - Kearney, James - Turnbull, Wm. (william) - Fairfax, Wilson M. C. - Ewing, Maskell C. - Alexandria Canal Company
    • Date: 1838
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    District of Columbia and the seat of war on the Potomac.

    Low-angle bird's-eye view. Shows cities of Washington and Alexandria in foreground. Includes index of military positions with regiment names. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 678 Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. 39 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. DCP

    • Contributor: Bohn, Casimir - E. Sachse & Co.
    • Date: 1861
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    The tourist's pocket map of the state of Virginia : exhibiting its internal improvements, roads, distances &c.

    Relief shown by contours. Prime meridian: Washington. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1851, by Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co. in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the eastern District of Pennsylvania." Signed on verso: Millard Fillmore March 1853. Includes lists of steamboat and stagecoach routes, and indexed inset of the District of Columbia. "Population of Virginia by Counties, in ...

    • Contributor: Young, J. H. (james Hamilton) - Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co. - Young, J. H.
    • Date: 1853
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    Head of navigation of the Potomac River

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Photocopy of ms. map. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes notes. LC copy originally printed on separate sheets, assembled to 1 sheet, thirded, mounted on cloth backing, accompanied by negative photocopy, and annotated in pencil: From negative transferred from War Department. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: Abert, S. T. (silvanus Thayer) - Graham, Campbell - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Date: 1849
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    Map of the Potomac & Anacostia rivers between Washington D.C. & Alexandria Va.

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "Copied from the tracining [sic] of original and sent to Com'd'r J.A. Dahlgren U.S.N., M.S. Smith, Cap't of Top'l Eng'rs Asst. C.S. in charge of Office, Coast Survey Office, Washington, February 17th 1857." Blue-line print of ms. map. Includes note. "P.W. 1832. Antique." LC copy accompanied by typewritten text of note by "RS 5/9/77." Available also ...

    • Contributor: Young, William S. - Upshur, A. P. (abel Parker) - Whiting, William - Smith, M. S. - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1842
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    Territoire de Columbia

    Relief shown by hachures. On verso of cardboard mat frame: "Territoire de Columbia," published by Warden in Paris, 1820. Edward Stead, 1941. In upper margin at right: Tome 5, Page 1re. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC copy taped to mat frame. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP Vault

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - Tardieu, P. F. (pierre François) - Warden, David Bailie
    • Date: 1815
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    Junction of Potomac and Anacostia rivers

    Depths shown by contours and soundings. Title handwritten on original map. On original map in handwriting: Reduced by F. Fairfax 1854. Includes notes. LC copy accompanied by negative photocopy and annotated in pencil: Coast Survey. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Fairfax, F.
    • Date: 1854
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    Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River : surveyed by order of the Sec. of War for the Corporation of Georgetown D.C. with a view to the improvement of ...

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes note. LC copy fold-lined, laminated, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Burgess, R. W. - Woodruff, I. C. - Callahan, Denis - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers - United States. Congress Senate
    • Date: 1857
  • Map

    Topographical map of the District of Columbia and a portion of Virginia

    Partial cadastral map showing landowners' names in rural areas of D.C. Also shows density of built-up area in city. Relief shown by contours. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes source materials note. In left lower margin: H. Ex. 1, 2, 48. LC copy soiled, darkened, fold-lined, torn, missing edge sections, and annotated in purple pencil to show proposed ...

    • Contributor: Greene, F. V. (francis Vinton) - Lydecker, G. J. (garrett J.) - Bruff, William T.O. - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - Office of the Engineer Commissioner D.C.
    • Date: 1884
  • Map

    Chart of the Potomac River and Eastern Branch from the Sister Islands to Geesboro Point and thence to the Navy Yard Bridge : with the topography of the adjacent country : made ...

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Also shows block numbers and major buildings. "Approved--T.C. Mendenhall, Superintendent, U.S.C. & G.S." Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined, taped, and annotated in pencil: Original is in Coast Survey. DCP

    • Contributor: Ewing, Maskell C. - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1837
  • Map

    Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington

    Accompanied by sheet: Presented to Brig. Genl. S. Williams, A.A. Genl. Hd. Qrs. Army, by order of Maj. Genl. McClellan, Comd. in Chf. U.S.A. [signed] A.W. Whipple, Maj. T.E. [1] leaf ; 21 x 13 cm. At head of title: Surveys for military defences. Includes "Data used in compilation," table of "Elevations above tide water," and "Geological profile of Loudoun County." Mounted on cloth ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Dept. Corps of Topographical Engineers - McDowell, Irvin - Schedler, J.
    • Date: 1862
  • Map

    A map of the state of Virginia : reduced from the nine sheet map of the state in conformity to law

    Covers also Washington, D.C., West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and southern Pennsylvania. Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress, the 31st day of October 1827 by W.B. Giles, Governor of the State of Virginia." Prime meridian: Washington. Issued in blue slipcase designed for this map. Annotations of place names on map area in ink (red and black) and pencil. Handwritten annotations on ...

    • Contributor: Böÿe, Herman - Tanner, Henry Schenck - Dawson, E. - Giles, William Branch
    • Date: 1827
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    Map of part of the Potomac River, from the head of tide water to Alexandria : with its lateral canals, soundings, and topography

    Relief shown by hachures. Photocopy of ms. map. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Includes "Profile of the Alexandria Canal" and distance list. LC copy annotated in pencil: From a manuscript in the Office of the Chief of Engineers. LC copy originally printed on 6 sheets, mounted on cloth backing, and accompanied by negative photocopy. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Contributor: Fairfax, Wilson M. C. - Alexandria Canal Company
    • Date: 1835
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    Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River shewing the route of the Alexandria Canal : made in pursuance of a resolution of the Alex'a Canal Company Oct. 1838

    Nautical chart of the Potomac estuary within the District of Columbia. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. 29-30 Includes note. LC copies fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 1 annotated in ink in right lower margin: From Senate Doc. 178, 26th Congress, 2nd Session, Feb. 5., ...

    • Contributor: Stone, William James - Kearney, James - Turnbull, Wm. (william) - Fairfax, Wilson M. C. - Ewing, Maskell C. - Alexandria Canal Company
    • Date: 1838
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    Frogland, Georgetown D.C. & H. Balls lot, Viginia [sic].

    Cadastral survey maps. Title in ink on verso. "Done for Mr. William Redin." At upper left in large letters: W. Redin Esq. From the Taggart Estate papers. Brown and black inks with additions in lead pencil. Soiled and cracked along edges. On verso in ink: Index no. 58, page 2. No. 58. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Taggart, Hugh T. (hugh Thomas)
    • Date: 1800
  • Map

    Plan of the city of Washington and territory of Columbia / engraved by W. & D. Lizars, Edin'r.

    Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ill. of the Capitols at Richmond and Washington. LC copy fold-lined and taped. DCP

    • Contributor: Lizars, W. H. (william Home) - Lizars, Daniel - Lizars, W. H.
    • Date: 1819
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    [Map of Alexandria, Virginia]

    Illustrates Alexandria's central position in the defense of Washington, where at least 12 outlying forts surrounded the city. Military camps of various Union officers such as Samuel Peter Heintzelman are indicated on this map.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Territory of Columbia

    Relief shown by hachures. Printed along city boundary: Out lines of the city of Washington with the grand avenues and principal streets leading through the public appropriations. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Roads watercolored in brown and estuary in light blue. Missing edge section, stained, fold-lined, mounted on cloth backing, and edged with leatherette strips. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Date: 1794
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    Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows forts and batteries in the District of Columbia and immediate vicinity. Also shows "Battle field at Bull Run fought July 21st 1861." At head of title: Surveys for military defences. "Additions & corrections for Rappahannock and Rapid Ann Rivers and their vicinity ..." added to data used in compilation. Mounted on cloth backing. Includes "Data ...

    • Contributor: United States. Corps of Topographical Engineers - McDowell, Irvin - Schedler, J. (joseph)
    • Date: 1862
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    1791 map of District of Columbia, before the city was laid out : showing the main roads (used by President Washington) as surveyed by Andrew Ellicott in 1791-2 and published in Paris, ...

    Relief shown by hachures. Blueprint. LC Trails 96 Includes text. LC copy signed in ink at bottom: By Artemas C. Harmon. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Harmon, A. C. (artemas Canfield)
    • Date: 1791
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    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 Fairfax County, and parts of Loudoun and Prince William Counties, Va., and the District of Columbia]

    LC Land ownership maps, 1251 Relief shown by hachures. Shows western Washington D.C. region, including fortifications and names of some residents. Title derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H30 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hoffmann, J. Paul - Brown, Samuel Howell
    • Date: 1864