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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

At upper right: Office, Commissioner of Public Buildings, D.C.
Lacks printer's statement.
Facsim. of ms. L'Enfant plan.
Original version: [1791].
Printed in black only.
Includes texts containing letters dated "Washington ... 1887," notes, descriptive index of "References," and U.S.C. & G.S. insigne. Lacks text below "N.I."
At lower right: N.I.
In right upper margin: No. 3035a price 50 cents.
LC copy fold-lined, thirded, and mounted on cloth backing.
Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
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Date

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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Source

Library of Congress
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