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    [Location map of Kidwell's Meadows in the Potomac River estuary, Washington D.C.]. Covers marsh which later became part of West Potomac Park. From the Robert G. Ingersoll papers. Oriented with north toward the upper left. India ink and watercolor. Fold-lined. Accompanied by letter and explanatory note. 2 leaves ; 27 x 21 cm. and 13 x 8 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Ingersoll, Robert Green
    • Date: 1880
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    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
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    Maryland--District of Columbia--Virginia, Washington sheet Topographic map. Relief shown by contours. "Surveyed in 1885-6". LC copy torn, fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.) - Gannett, Henry - Thompson, G. (Gilbert) - Hoffman, J. D. - Howell, D. J. - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1886
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    Guide leaflets for the tour of historic Civil War defenses, Washington D.C.
    Tour of the Civil War defenses of Washington, D.C.
    Relief shown by contours on some maps. Title from title sheet (sheet #1). Facsims. of Civil War fortification maps of Washington D.C. Original version: [S.l. : s.n., 1861?-1865]. LC sheets imperfect: Use-worn, punch-holed in left margin, rubber-stamped on verso to indicate sheet numbers. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 689 Sheets variously include notes, captions, and/or index of facilities. Available also through the Library ...
    • Contributor: United States. Office of National Capital Parks - Barnard, J. G. (John Gross) - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1861

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    Map showing positions of Union and Rebel forces Septr 1861. Depicts the area between Lewinsville, in Fairfax County, and Georgetown in the north, and Alexandria in the south. The location of the Loudoun and Hampshire Railroad is also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Territory of Columbia. Relief shown by hachures. "Reproduced by the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey in February 1898 from a print in the Hall of Maps and Charts of the Library of Congress." Facsimile. Original version: Drawn by And'w Ellicott. [Philadelphia? : s.n., 1793?]. Oriented with north toward the upper left. In left upper margin: No. 3059 price 25 cents. Available also through the Library of Congress ...
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1793
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    Plan submitted for the alteration of the streets and av. around the Capitol : consequent upon its extension Oriented with north to the right. LC copy fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: United States. Commissioner of Public Buildings - French, Benjamin (Benjamin Brown) - Forsyth, William
    • Date: 1854
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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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    Topographical map of the District of Columbia and a portion of Virginia Partial cadastral map showing landowners' names in rural areas of D.C. Relief shown by contours. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Originally printed on 4 sheets. Includes source materials notes. LC copies quartered and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - Raymond, Chas. W. (Charles Walker) - Symons, T. W. (Thomas William) - Bruff, William T. O. - Office of the Engineer Commissioner D.C.
    • Date: 1889
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    A map exhibiting the position of two lines located with a view to the extension of the Baltimore & Washington Rail Road within the city of Washington Partial cadastral map showing block numbers. Facsimile. Original version: Washington : Surveyors Office, 1835. Includes text, attestors' names, and illegible seal. LC copy 1 fold-lined. LC copy 2 halved and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies. DCP
    • Contributor: Knight, J. (Jonathan) - District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Date: 1835
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    [Cadastral topographical map of part of N.W. Washington D.C.]. Covers area bounded by Florida Av., 13th St., B St. N.W., Potomac River, and Rock Creek. Shows major buildings, horse-car lines, park plantings, block and lot numbers, fire-alarm boxes, and hydrants. Relief shown by contours. Title devised by cataloger. Assembled from sheets 1 and 2 of the atlas: Map of the city of Washington : showing the sub-divisions, grades, and the general configuration of ...
    • Contributor: Bastert, A. - Enthoffer, J. (Joseph) - Petersen, A.
    • Date: 1872
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    City of Washington. Shows wards, built-up areas, and major buildings. Also covers Georgetown. Includes Capitol floorplan and index to points of interest. "16." LC copy accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] New universal atlas of the world, S. Augustus Mitchell, Philadelphia, 1849. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus) - Mitchell, S. Augustus
    • Date: 1849
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    Territory of Columbia. Relief shown by hachures. Facsim. of the 1793 topographic map of the District of Columbia by Andrew Ellicott. Original version: [Philadelphia? : s.n., 1793?]. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC copies fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Date: 1793
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    William Corcoran's subdivision of lots : between High & Congress & Bridge & Gay streets, Georgetown D.C. Cadastral map showing landowners' names. Covers block bounded by Wisconsin Av., N, 31st, and M streets N.W. "Sept. 19th 1839." Title in ink in 2 hands on verso. Pen-and-ink. Soiled and stained. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 3851 Phillips. Washington 495 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Corcoran, W. W. (William Wilson)
    • Date: 1839
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    Map of Tiber Creek, from its mouth to the extent of tide water : [Washington D.C.]. Covers area now occupied by the Mall. Shows proposed Washington D.C. street alignments and proposed canal. Title from verso. Pen-and-ink, blue wash, and blue pencil. Originally drawn on 2 sheets. Watermark: GR (with reginal figure in cartouche under crown). Oriented with north to the bottom. Foxed and mounted on cloth backing. On verso in lead pencil: No. 6. Available also through the Library of ...
    • Date: 1800
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    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 major buildings. Includes index to points of interest and inset "Map of the District of Columbia." LC copy soiled, colored with yellow wash to show built-up areas, annotated in color inks to show unidentified (water, sewer?) lines in streets, and annotated in pencil. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: McClelland, D.
    • Date: 1850
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    The national capital, Washington, D.C. Sketched from nature by Adolph Sachse, 1883-1884. Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 110 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes illus., text, and advertisements. Vault DCP AACR2
    • Contributor: Sachse, Adolph - A. Sachse & Co.
    • Date: 1884
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    Chart of the Potomac River from Georgetown to Alexandria Depths shown by contours and soundings. Does not cover Georgetown vicinity. Negative photocopy of ms. map. Oriented with north to the right. "Drawer 55, sheet 4." "55-4." LC copy fold-lined and originally printed on 4 sheets. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Berrien, John Macpherson - Kearney, James - Hughes, George W. (George Wurtz) - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Date: 1833
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    Plat of the tracts of land called "Mill Seat," "Philadelphia," and "Frogland," from the original patents as located in Georgetown D.C. Partial cadastral map showing survey lines and measures. Covers southern and eastern Georgetown, Washington D.C. "Sept. 1885." Brown ink, yellow and gray washes. Soiled and halved. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 625 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Carpenter, D. (Benjamin D.) - Carpenter, D.
    • Date: 1885
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    Rand, McNally & Co.'s indexed atlas of the world : map of Washington, D.C. Alternate title below bar scale: Rand, McNally & Co.'s business atlas map of Washington, D.c. Lacks index. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Rand McNally and Company
    • Date: 1893
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    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?]. In left upper margin of some copies: 3035B price 2.00 dollars. Includes text headed "Washington City, March 30th 1854" and texts of official documents. LC sheets fold-lined. Copy 2 sheets halved, laminated, and mounted on cloth backing. Available ...
    • Contributor: Dermott, James R. (James Reed) - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1797
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    Map of Georgetown, 1796 Partial cadastral map showing some landowners' names. India ink. Torn, mounted on cloth backing, and with red-star seals affixed near examiners' names. Includes inset, examination and registration statements, and clerk's and examiners' names. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Bastert, A.
    • Date: 1796
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    Plan of the city of Washington, the capitol of the United States of America. Scale ca. 1:27,500. Hand colored. Shows wards, major buildings, and streetcar lines. "30." LC copy laminated and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP AACR2: 651/1; 700/1
    • Contributor: Gamble, W. H. - Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus)
    • Date: 1867
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    [Survey of the original landholdings in Washington D.C. in the area bounded by The Mall, North Capitol St., Tiber Creek, N St. N.W., and Seventh St. N.W.] Cadastral map showing tracts dated 1751 thru 1794 of which 2 are named "Youngsborough" and "Gleanings." "The annexed plat ... made by order of the Honb. the Judges of the Circuit Court ... in the suit Doe, devisee of West vs. Alfred Heitmiller ..." "5 plats of lots ... were deposited in Court on this [day not specified] day of [month not specified] 1855." ...
    • Contributor: Carbery, Lewis - United States. Court of Appeals (District of Columbia Circuit)
    • Date: 1855
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    Map of the city of Washington showing the location of the sewers LC copy trimmed and torn along edges. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Townsend, C. McD. (Curtis McDonald) - Cole, Chas. D. (Charles D.) - Office of the Engineer Commissioner D.C. - District of Columbia. Engineer Department
    • Date: 1885