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Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia, ceded by the States of Virginia and Maryland to the United States of America, and by them established as the seat of government after the year MDCCC.

Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia, ceded by the States of Virginia and Maryland to the United States of America, and by them established as the seat of government after the year MDCCC.

 
 
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Summary

Scale ca. 1:20,000.
Has watermarks of 1794 appearing in each corner of the map.
Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings.
"In order to execute this plan, Mr. Ellicott ... made the bases on which the whole plan was executed."
Based on Samuel Hill's Plan of the city of Washington, 1792.
Same as other 1792 ed. (98-689552) except that it has the statement "Engraved for Encyclopædia Perthensis" removed from bottom of printing plate.
Includes text and notes.
LC copy torn, fold-lined, and mounted on cloth backing.
Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
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Date

01/01/1794
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Ellicott, Andrew, 1754-1820.
Hill, Samuel, 1766?-1804.
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