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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 their 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 their government, after the year MDCCC /

 
 
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Summary

Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings.
Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings.
Also covers Georgetown.
Watermark: [crown over fleur-de-lis].
Includes text, notes, and coat-of-arms.
Copy 1 fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 2 soiled, brittle, torn, missing small sections, trimmed, and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 3 has numerous scratch marks, and is believed to be a "late pull" from the original plate.
Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Phillips. Washington 1279
3 copies
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DCP

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Date

01/01/1792
person

Contributors

Ellicott, Andrew, 1754-1820.
Thackara & Vallance.
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Source

Library of Congress
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