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View of the city of Washington in 1792 : superimposed on a map of 1914.

View of the city of Washington in 1792 : superimposed on a map of 1914.

 
 
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Cadastral map showing land tracts, owners' names, block numbers, and radial distances from the Patent Office.
Selected buildings and trees shown pictorially.
Planimetric map--not bird's-eye view.
Text signed by W.O. Owen and subtitle both annotated in ink.
Accompanied by handwritten letter / W.O. Owen. 1 sheet : ink ; 25 x 12 cm. -- Negative photocopy of map of central Washington. 1 sheet ; 28 x 35 cm. -- Negative photocopy of map: View of the city of Washington in 1792. 1 sheet ; 28 x 34 cm.
Negative photocopy maps accompanying LC copy mounted on cloth backing.
Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
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Date

01/01/1792
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Owen, W. O.
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