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[Partial cadastral map of the area immediately south of the Mall, S.W. Washington D.C.].

[Partial cadastral map of the area immediately south of the Mall, S.W. Washington D.C.].

 
 
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Cadastral map showing lot and block numbers, outline of pre-existing landholding, and lots tinted in different colors in some blocks.
Covers area bounded by Washington Canal, 3rd St. S.W., H St. S.W., and the Potomac River, including part of the Mall.
Title devised by cataloger.
On cloth backing in lead pencil: From 3d Street to 15th Street west / map by R. King.
At lower left in lead pencil: No. 4, December 10, 1890, J.S., R. [Kay?] senior.
Black and red inks, watercolors, and lead pencil.
Watermarks: L Munn 1794, GR, [crown over fleur-de-lis].
Soiled, taped on recto, mounted on cloth backing, and annotated in lead pencil on cloth backing: From the files of the Society of Oldest Inhabitants. Deposited by Henry C. Gauss in 1920's (?). One of 12 maps.
Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
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01/01/1794
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Contributors

King, Rt. (Robert), 1774 or 1775-1831.
Gauss, Henry C.
Association of the Oldest Inhabitants of the District of Columbia.
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Library of Congress
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