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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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    [Survey map of land tracts in N.W. Washington D.C. near the old city boundary and Rock Creek]. Shows "Rock Creek," "City boundary," and tract identified as "Surve[y] of part of a tra[ct] called The Widows Mite for Col. G. Bell U.S.A." Pen-and-ink and lead pencil on tracing paper. Title devised by cataloger. Probably drawn by Dr. Joseph M. Toner ca. 187-. Possibly traced from an earlier survey map. From the Joseph Meredith Toner Collection in LC Manuscript Division. Oriented with north ...
    • Contributor: Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith)
    • Date: 1870
  • Map
    Map of the eastern section of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia Cadastral map showing lot and block numbers, lot and block dimensions. Covers area around Lincoln Park bounded by C St. N.E., 19th St. N.E. and S.E., E St. S.E., 17th St. S.E., K St. S.E., and 11th St. S.E. and N.E. Includes "Sales list" table. LC copy fold-lined, trimmed, mounted on cloth backing, and annotated in faded blue ink in sales list table. Available ...
    • Contributor: Francis R. Fava, Jr., & Co. - Walter, John H.
    • Date: 1890
  • Map
    Plan of the Rebel attack on Washington, D.C., July 11th and 12th, 1864. As a diversionary measure to take some of the pressure off of besieged Petersburg, Confederate forces under Jubal Early launched a northern offensive beginning in late June 1864. After stops near Harper's Ferry and Shepherdstown, W. Va., and Frederick and Baltimore, Md., they reached the outskirts of Washington, D.C., by July 11. Reconnaissance showed the Union had begun some intensive reinforcement, so an attack ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-07-11
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    Wesley Heights, adjoining new Methodist university Scale ca. 1:2,300. LC copy annotated in pencil, fold-lined, and extensively rubber-stamped: Sold. Cadastral map. From the Breckinridge family papers. "Lots for sale by John F. Waggaman, real estate broker ... Washington, D.C." Includes location map and col. ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP AACR2: 110; 651/1; 650/2
    • Contributor: Howell & Greenough - Waggaman, John F. - Breckinridge Family
    • Date: 1890
  • Map
    Map of Washington, D.C. 15968Y U.S. Copyright Office Baltimore & Ohio Railroad shown in red. Includes index to points of interest. LC copy 1 trimmed and annotated in blue pencil on verso. Copy 2 mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Matthews-Northrup Company - Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company
    • Date: 1893
  • Map
    Map of the permanent system of highways, District of Columbia Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes index to 59 points of interest. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Office of the Engineer Commissioner D.C.
    • Date: 1911
  • Map
    Plan of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia : established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States, extended to embrace its suburban towns, villages, &c. ... Depths shown by contours. Also covers Rosslyn (Va.). Also shows wards, block numbers, water and sewer lines, streetlights, major buildings, and streetcar lines. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the Office of the Clerk of the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia in the year 1870." Includes notes, insets of D.C. avenues and Alexandria, and population table. LC copy darkened, brittle, missing ...
    • Contributor: Forsyth, William
    • Date: 1870
  • Map
    Plan of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia : established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States, extended to embrace its suburban towns, villages, &c. ... Also covers Rosslyn (Va.). Also shows block numbers, water and sewer lines, streetlights, major buildings, and streetcar lines. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the Office of the Clerk of the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia in the year 1876." Originally printed on 6 sheets. Includes notes, insets of D.C. avenues and Alexandria, population table, and D.C. commissioners' names. LC sheets ...
    • Contributor: Forsyth, William - District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Date: 1876
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    The Mall, Washington, D.C. : plan showing building development to 1915 in accordance with the recommendations of the Park Commission of 1901. Shows planned development. "Supplement to National geographic magazine, Washington, D.C." Mar. 1915 issue. Includes index of public buildings. LC copy laminated and mounted on cloth backing. DCP
    • Contributor: United States. Senate Park Commission - National Geographic Society (U.S.)
    • Date: 1915
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    To be sold at auction, Nov. 23rd 1853, at 2 o'clock P.M. on the premises, by Jas. C. Mc. Guire, auct'r : [part of N.W. Washington D.C.]. Cadastral map showing block and lot numbers, areas, and dimensions. "The above plat and subdivision of the Baltimore and Ohio Rail Road Company's property, in 'Reservation 12' and in 'Square 574' in the city of Washington, is correct. Nov. 11th 1853. Randolph Coyle." Includes note below title. LC copies fold-lined, darkened, missing small edge sections, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the ...
    • Contributor: Coyle, Randolph - Mc. Guire, Jas. C. (James C.) - Graham, C. (Curtis ) - Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company
    • Date: 1853
  • Map
    Map of the District of Columbia. Shows all streets in county area. Shows main streets and numbered wards within city limits. India ink and purple wash on tracing linen. Probably drawn by Dr. Joseph M. Toner. From the Joseph Meredith Toner Collection in LC Manuscript Division. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP Vault
    • Contributor: Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith)
    • Date: 1880
  • Map
    [Map of proposed extension of Vermont Avenue and Clifton Street N.W. to Georgia Avenue, Washington D.C.]. Annotated in red ink to show avenue and street extensions, scale, and locations of Howard University and Central High School. Title devised by cataloger. Printed map cut from: Map of the permanent system of highways, District of Columbia. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Accompanied by letter from Howard University, Office of the Secretary-Treasurer, dated Mar. 10, 1920. [2] leaves ; 28 x ...
    • Contributor: Howard University. Office of the Secretary-Treasurer
    • Date: 1920
  • Map
    Map of Brightwood Park in the District of Columbia : 1890 Cadastral map. LC copy annotated in pencil, extensively rubber-stamped in red to show house locations, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Looker, Henry - Benton, Wm. H. (William H.)
    • Date: 1890
  • Map
    Map of the city of Washington. Shows radial distances and block numbers. In upper margin: General convention Protestant Episcopal Church, Washington, D.C., A.D. 1898. Includes index to points of interest printed in red and table of "Width of streets and avenues." 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: Norris Peters Co. - Episcopal Church. General Convention
    • Date: 1898
  • Map
    Scharf's International pictorial map of central Washington. F35114 U.S. Copyright Office Major buildings shown pictorially. English and Spanish. Alternate title at lower left: Mapa foto-pictórico de la parte central de Washington / por Emilio L. Scharf, Ph.D. "Publisht [sic] in English, Spanish, German and French." Some maps have streets colored in red. Others have them uncolored. Includes notes and index to points of interest. LC copy 2 halved and mounted on ...
    • Contributor: Scharf, Emilio L.
    • Date: 1919
  • Map
    Topographical map of Virginia between Washington and Manassas Junction. Shows Union and Confederate positions at "Battle of Bull Run, July 21st 1861." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. In right margin at bottom: Guide to Mount Vernon by the Road Maker. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Gift (copy 1); Edward Stead; 25 Oct. 1991. Includes index of "U.S. encampments at Arlington Heights" and ...
    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Washington and vicinity, Maryland, Virginia, District of Columbia. Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Road classification dated 1943 shown in red. Alternate title in right lower margin: Washington and vicinity, Md.-Va.-D.C. Topography "Revised in 1941-1942." U.S. and state grids. Includes note. "N3845-W7652.5/20X22.5." LC copy halved and fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Date: 1944
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    Colton's Georgetown and the city of Washington. Shows wards, extent of built-up area, major buildings, block numbers, and streetcar lines. Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1855 by J.H. Colton & Co. ... New York." Includes ill. Text titled "The state of Maine" and statistical tables on verso. "No. 26." LC copy stained at edges and rubber-stamped in lower margin: Published 1865. Available also ...
    • Contributor: J.H. Colton & Co.
    • Date: 1865
  • Map
    Plan of Foundry site : [Washington D.C.] Shows foundry buildings and "Depot for guns." Also covers part of Potomac River waterfront and Chesapeake and Ohio Canal. Relief shown by hachures. From the Taggart Estate papers. Accompanied by ill.: Plan & elevations of Foundry. 1 sheet ; 54 x 66 cm. LC copy soiled and fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Starbuck, C. C. - Taggart, Hugh T. (Hugh Thomas)
    • Date: 1860
  • Map
    The Dermott or tin case map of Washington 1797-8. Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Depths shown by soundings. "United States Coast and Geodetic Survey Office, Washington, May 4, 1888." Facsimile. Original version: [1798?]. Includes text headed "Washington City, March 30th 1854" and texts of official documents. LC copies annotated in red ink to correct document no. to 653. Copy 1 also laminated, sectioned, and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 2 also ...
    • Contributor: Dermott, James R. (James Reed) - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - United States. Congress. Senate - Dermott, James R.
    • Date: 1909
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    Potomac River (in four sheets) Chart of the Potomac River from Washington, D.C. to its entrance into the Chesapeake Bay. Chart indicates soundings, tides, lighthouses, and the shoreline configuration. Description derived from published bibliography. Maps numbered 20-23 in upper left corners. Seal of U.S. Coast Survey Office printed below the map title. Similar to no. 35.2, LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) This item is in the Map Collection ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas)
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Map of the city of Washington : established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States of America Shows block numbers, wards, and government buildings. Statement of responsibility printed below bar scale. Includes index to points of interest and inset "Map of the District of Columbia." LC Ward maps 224 LC copy fold-lined, mounted on cloth backing, and edged with imitation leather strips. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: McClelland, D.
    • Date: 1846
  • Map
    [Topographical map of part of Washington D.C.]. Relief shown by hachures. Areas covered are unidentified. Title devised by cataloger. Incomplete tracing of LC's G3850 1861 .B6 Vault. In lower right corner: Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defense of Washington, to Engr. Dept. Jan'y 1866. Red and black inks. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Drawn in 2 sections. Stained, fold-lined, and torn. At lower left: 211, L., Sheet 3. ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1861