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Plan of the city intended for the permanent seat of the government of t[he] United States : projected agreeable to the direction of the President of the United States, in pursuance of an act of Congress passed the sixteenth day of July, MDCCXC, "establishing the permanent seat on the bank of the Potowmac" : [Washington D.C.] /

Plan of the city intended for the permanent seat of the government of t[he] United States : projected agreeable to the direction of the President of the United States, in pursuance of an act of Congress passed the sixteenth day of July, MDCCXC, "establishing the permanent seat on the bank of the Potowmac" : [Washington D.C.] /

 
 
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Summary

Photocopy of a facsim. of the 1791 L'Enfant plan.
Original facsim. extensively annotated in ink by Lawrence Martin, chief, Division of Maps, Library of Congress.
Includes text, indexed "References," and photocopied newspaper article titled "New city of Washington," from the Gazette of the United States, Philadelphia, Jan. 4, 1792.
At lower right: N.I.
Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
LC copy torn, fold-lined, taped, and accompanied by another photocopy at a smaller scale.
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01/01/1791
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Contributors

L'Enfant, Pierre Charles, 1754-1825.
Martin, Lawrence, 1880-1955.
U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey.
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Library of Congress
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