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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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At upper right: Office, Commissioner of Public Buildings, D.C.
Lacks printer's statement.
Facsim. of ms. L'Enfant plan.
Original version: [1791].
Includes texts containing letters dated "Washington ... 1887," text printed below "N.I.," notes, descriptive index of "References," and U.S.C. & G.S. insigne.
At lower right: N.I.
In right upper margin: No. 3035a price 50 cents.
Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
LC copies fold-lined, sectioned, and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 2 also extensively annotated in red ink to show later buildings and streetcar lines and has red-ink index of "References" pasted on.
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01/01/1791
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Contributors

L'Enfant, Pierre Charles, 1754-1825.
U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey.
United States. Commissioner of Public Buildings.
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Library of Congress
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