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[Survey map of part of S.W. and S.E. Washington D.C.].

[Survey map of part of S.W. and S.E. Washington D.C.].

 
 
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Summary

Covers area bounded by Q St. S.W./S.E., Anacostia River, S St. S.W., and Potomac River.
Shows block outlines and numbers, street center-lines, base points, and dimensions. Does not show lots or land ownership.
Title devised by cataloger.
In pencil on paper slip affixed to cloth backing: Map found in an old closet in 1859 at Mt. Vernon exhibiting a portion of the city of Washington D.C. & supposed to be a part of the plat made by Geo. Washington.
Pen-and-ink, watercolors, and lead pencil.
Originally drawn on 5 sheets.
Darkened, halved, and mounted on cloth backing.
Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
On G&M prelim. shelflist card: From Toner collection
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DCP

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Date

01/01/1791
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Contributors

Washington, George, 1732-1799.
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Source

Library of Congress
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