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Plan of the city intended for the permanent seat of the government of the 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 the 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.
Reduced-scale facsim. of earlier 1887 U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey facsim. of the ms. L'Enfant plan.
Original version: [1791].
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.
Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
LC copy fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing.
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Date

01/01/1791
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Location

district of columbia
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Source

Library of Congress
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