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[Property survey of that part of Prince Georges County, Maryland, later to become central Washington D.C.].

[Property survey of that part of Prince Georges County, Maryland, late...

Cadastral survey of tracts identified as Duddington Manor, New Troy, Gordons Meadows, Gleanings, Elinor, Bealls Leveles, Duddington Pasture, etc. Photocopy of ms. survey map. Oriented with north to the right. O... more

Plan of part of the city of Washington on which is exhibited the division of lots : made under a commission from the High Court of Chancery of the state of Maryland and directed to Dan'l Carroll of Duddington, Thomas Peter, and Nicholas King.

Plan of part of the city of Washington on which is exhibited the divis...

Cadastral map showing block and lot numbers in the area of Northwest D.C. bounded by N, Ninth, G, and Fifteenth streets. Pen-and-ink, lead-pencil, and watercolor. Indexed for and color-coded to landowners' name... more

Hamburgh in red, the city in green : [Washington D.C.].

Hamburgh in red, the city in green : [Washington D.C.].

Partial cadastral map showing Washington D.C. street system superimposed on the earlier Hamburg street plan. Shows Hamburg lots and Washington block numbers and dimensions. Covers area bounded by 27th, H, and 1... more

The plot of Carroll'sburgh : [part of Washington D.C.].

The plot of Carroll'sburgh : [part of Washington D.C.].

Cadastral survey map showing lot numbers. Pen-and-ink. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Torn and fold-lined. Accompanied by index of lots: List of the original proprietors of the lots in Carrollsburg... more

1791 map of District of Columbia, before the city was laid out : showing the main roads (used by President Washington) as surveyed by Andrew Ellicott in 1791-2 and published in Paris, France, in 1815 /

1791 map of District of Columbia, before the city was laid out : showi...

Relief shown by hachures. Blueprint. LC Trails 96 Includes text. LC copy signed in ink at bottom: By Artemas C. Harmon. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

[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.].

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. ... more

[Dotted line map of Washington, D.C., 1791, before Aug. 19th].

[Dotted line map of Washington, D.C., 1791, before Aug. 19th].

Shows survey lines and proposed public squares parks. Relief shown by hachures. Title from LC G&M Div. preliminary map shelflist card. Ms. survey map drawn by P.C. L'Enfant. Oriented with north toward the upper... more

Plan of the city intended for the permanent seat of the government of t[he] 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 ...

At upper right: Office, Commissioner of Public Buildings, D.C. Lacks printer's statement. Facsim. of ms. L'Enfant plan. Original version: [1791]. Includes texts containing letters dated "Washington ... 1887," ... more

Plan of the city intended for the permanent seat of the government of t[he] 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 ...

Photocopy of a facsim. of the 1791 L'Enfant plan. Original facsim. extensively annotated in ink by Lawrence Martin, chief, Division of Maps, Library of Congress. Includes text, indexed "References," and photoco... more

Plan of the city intended for the permanent seat of the government of t[he] 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 ...

At upper right: Office, Commissioner of Public Buildings, D.C. Facsim. of ms. L'Enfant plan. Original version: [1791]. Includes texts containing letters dated "Washington ... 1887," notes, descriptive index of ... more

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...

Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Watermarks: J Whatman, Budgen, [crown over fleur-de-lis]. Includes text and notes. LC copy soiled, torn, and annotated in ink at upper right: This map is o... more

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...

Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also covers Georgetown. Facsimile. Original version: Engrav'd by Thackara & Vallance Philad'a 1792. [P... more

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...

Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also covers Georgetown. Facsimile. Original version: Engrav'd by Thackara & Vallance Philad'a 1792. [P... more

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...

Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Watermarks: Budgen, GR, [crown over fleur-de-lis]. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text and notes. LC c... more

View of the city of Washington in 1792.

View of the city of Washington in 1792.

Cadastral map showing named land tracts with owners' names. Selected buildings and trees shown pictorially. Planimetric map--not bird's-eye view. Also shows townsites of Georgetown, Hamburgh, and Carrollsburg. ... more

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...

Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Facsim. of the Samuel Hill engraving of 1792. Original version: [Boston : s.n., 1792]. Includes text and notes. LC copies accompanied by positive and negat... more

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...

Reprint of the Andrew Ellicott 1792 map of Washington D.C. At head of title: To front p. 636. At bottom: Engraved for Encyclopædia Perthensis. Differs from other 1792 ed. (76-696408) in having the Encyclopædia ... more

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...

Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Facsim. of the Samuel Hill engraving of 1792. Original version: [Boston : s.n., 1792]. Map no. and price do not appear in upper margin. Includes text and n... more

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...

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... more

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...

Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Facsim. of the Samuel Hill engraving of 1792. Original version: [Boston : s.n., 1792]. Includes text and notes. In left upper margin: No. 3043 price 30 cen... more

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...

Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Facsim. of the Samuel Hill engraving of 1792. Original version: [Boston : s.n., 1792]. Includes text and notes. In center upper margin: Plate no. 2342. In... more

Territory of Columbia.

Territory of Columbia.

Relief shown by hachures. "Reproduced by the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey in February 1898 from a print in the Hall of Maps and Charts of the Library of Congress." Facsimile. Original version: Drawn by And'w ... more

[Cadastral survey map of land tracts in central Washington D.C. ca. 1793].

[Cadastral survey map of land tracts in central Washington D.C. ca. 17...

Facsim. of ms. cadastral survey of tracts named Duddington Pasture, Duddington Manor, and New Troy. "The whole now called Cerne-Abbey Manor contains 1531 [acres]. The resurvey is distinguished by black lines." ... more

Plan of the city of Washington.

Plan of the city of Washington.

At upper left: Literary Magazine. From Literary magazine and British review, Jan. 1793, opp. p. 49 (AP3.L62). "Published as the Act directs Feb. 1, 1793 for the Proprietors by J. Good, Bond Street." Includes la... more

Territory of Columbia.

Territory of Columbia.

Relief shown by hachures. Facsim. of the 1793 topographic map of the District of Columbia by Andrew Ellicott. Original version: [Philadelphia? : s.n., 1793?]. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC copi... more

[Territory of Columbia].

[Territory of Columbia].

Relief shown by hachures. City boundary labelled: Out lines of the city of Washington with the grand avenues and principal streets leading through the public appropriations. Title from later printed ed. Pen-and... more

Territory of Columbia /

Territory of Columbia /

Relief shown by hachures. Printed along city boundary: Out lines of the city of Washington with the grand avenues and principal streets leading through the public appropriations. Oriented with north toward the ... more

Plan of part of the city of Washington exhibiting the property of James M. Ling[a]n ; A map of part of a tract of land called the Hopyard : being part of the estate of William Baily Esq. situated in the city of Washington ... : surveyed by order of the Commissioners Nov. 4th 1794, George Fenwick /

Plan of part of the city of Washington exhibiting the property of Jame...

Cadastral maps showing original landholdings with 1858 street system superimposed. Lingan map covers area bounded by W, 16th, H, 22nd, and Boundary streets N.W. Baily map covers area bounded by F, 14th, N, and ... more

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 ...

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 th... more

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 1800 /

Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia : ceded by...

Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Also covers Georgetown. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "L. Wayland and C. Smith 1795" deleted from publisher's statement. Includes "R... more

Map of that part of the city on which Mrs. Prouts house stands : [Washington D.C.].

Map of that part of the city on which Mrs. Prouts house stands : [Wash...

Shows block numbers, buildings, and block and building dimensions. Covers area bounded by I, 9th, M, and 7th streets S.E. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Black, brown, and red inks, and lead pencil. Watermark:... more

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a house belonging to Robert Peter.

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a hous...

Covers area bounded by Florida Avenue, 14th, V, and 12th streets N.W. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Black and red inks. Watermark: IV. Mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress... more

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a mansion-house and grave-yard belonging to Abraham Young.

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a mans...

Shows block numbers, buildings, and building dimensions. Covers area approx. bounded by 13th, F, 15th, and C streets N.E. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Dark brown, light brown, and red inks. Watermark: IV. T... more

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated the house and grave-yard belonging to the heirs of John Davidson.

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated the ho...

Covers part of Washington D.C. central business district bounded by 11th, K, 13th streets, and Massachusetts Avenue N.W. Shows block numbers, buildings, and building dimensions. Possibly drawn by Nicholas King.... more

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a mansion-house belonging to Samuel Blodget.

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a mans...

Covers squares along Sixteenth St. N.W. bounded by 15th, 17th, and Q sts. and Massachusetts and Rhode Island aves. Shows block numbers. Attributed to Nicholas King. Black and red inks. Watermarked: VI. Mounted ... more

Map of part of the city of Washington, shewing the situation of the mansion house, grave yard & buildings, belonging to Mr. Notley Young : original proprietor of that part of the city.

Map of part of the city of Washington, shewing the situation of the ma...

Shows block numbers, buildings by type of occupancy, fences, and street names. Covers area along Potomac River waterfront between E and L streets S.W. Facsim. of ms. map drawn by Nicholas King. Original version... more

A plan exhibiting the squares on which Robert Peter's buildings stood on the tract of land called Mexico, within the city of Washington.

A plan exhibiting the squares on which Robert Peter's buildings stood ...

Covers area bounded by 28th, K, 24th, and H streets N.W. Shows block numbers and lot lines and numbers in block no. 5. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: D&C Blauw (with hor... more

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a house and graveyard belonging to David Burns : at present occupied by James Burns.

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a hous...

Covers area bounded by 9th, 11th, G, nd I streets N.W. Shows house and graveyard dimensions, block dimensions, and block numbers. Black, brown, and red inks. Watermarked (fleur-de-lis under crown). Mounted on c... more

Plan of part of the city of Washington shewing the situation of the buildings belonging to Mr. Dan'l Carroll of Duddington.

Plan of part of the city of Washington shewing the situation of the bu...

Relief shown by hachures. Covers area bounded by 1st and 2nd streets and North and South Carolina avenues S.E., Capitol Hill, Washington D.C. Shows block numbers, dimensions, buildings, and function of building... more

Map of that part of the city on which Mrs. Fenwick's house stands : [Washington D.C.].

Map of that part of the city on which Mrs. Fenwick's house stands : [W...

Covers area bounded by Half St. west, O St. south, Half St. east, and R St. south. Shows block numbers and building dimensions. Possibly drawn by Nicholas King. Black, brown, and red inks. Watermarked [fleur-de... more

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated the mansion-house & grave-yard belonging to Mr. Geo. Walker.

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated the ma...

Cadastral map of area bounded by E, 7th, C, and 5th streets N.E. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Black, brown, and red inks, and lead pencil. Watermark (fleur-de-lis under crown). Mounted on cloth backing. Ava... more

Plan of part of the city of Washington, in the vicinity of the upper Eastern Branch ferry, shewing the situation of the buildings & grave-yards belonging to the Widow Wheler.

Plan of part of the city of Washington, in the vicinity of the upper E...

Covers area bounded by 12th, L, 15th streets, and Anacostia River waterfront S.E. Relief shown by hachures. On accompanying fact sheet: Nicholas King journal, Ms. Division L.C. ... order to map ... 1796. King .... more

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated the mansion-house and grave-yard of the Widow Young.

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated the ma...

Shows block numbers, buildings with dimensions, and street names. Covers area bounded by 17th, G, 19th streets S.E., and the Anacostia River. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Black, brown, and red inks. Waterma... more

Map of part of the city of Washington shewing the situation of the mansion house, grave yard & buildings belonging to Mr. Notley Young : original proprietor of that part of the city.

Map of part of the city of Washington shewing the situation of the man...

Shows block numbers, buildings by type of occupancy, fences, and street names. Covers area along Potomac River waterfront between E and L streets S.W. Drawn by Nicholas King. Black and brown inks, watercolors, ... more

The Dermott or tin case map of Washington 1797-8.

The Dermott or tin case map of Washington 1797-8.

Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Depths shown by soundings. "United States Coast and Geodetic Survey Office, Washington, May 4, 1888." Facsimile. Original version: [1798?]. In left upper m... more

Plan of the city of Washington.

Plan of the city of Washington.

Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also covers Georgetown. "Published by J. Stockdale Piccadilly 16th Sep'r 1798." From Isaac Weld's Travels through the states of North America ..., 1799. LC c... more

Plan of the city of Washington.

Plan of the city of Washington.

Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also covers Georgetown. "Published by J. Stockdale Piccadilly 16th Sep'r 1798." From the author's Travels through the states of North America ..., 1799. Soil... more

[Partial cadastral map of southern part of Georgetown, Washington D.C.].

[Partial cadastral map of southern part of Georgetown, Washington D.C....

Shows buildings in different colors, some landowners' names, and unidentified profiles along streets. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Black ink, red ink, and watercolors. Watermark: Budgen 1799 (with device un... more

[Manuscript map of Seventeenth Street N.W. between E Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington D.C.].

[Manuscript map of Seventeenth Street N.W. between E Street and Pennsy...

Partial cadastral map showing lot lines, lot and block numbers, and dimensions. Title devised by cataloger. At top in ink: Presidents Square. Pen-and-ink with additions in lead pencil. Watermark: U S [word uncl... more

[Survey of an unidentified area in Washington D.C.].

[Survey of an unidentified area in Washington D.C.].

From the Taggart Estate papers. Manuscript--ink and pencil. Lacks corner section and mounted on cloth backing. Includes unidentified depth profile--possibly of Anacostia River. Available also through the Librar... more

Plan of the city of Washington /

Plan of the city of Washington /

Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also covers Georgetown. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Vault DCP

Washington in 1800.

Washington in 1800.

Shows buildings and blocks containing buildings. Title at head of text: Washington in 1800 : location of the habitable buildings one hundred years ago. W.B. Bryan mentioned in text. Includes text. Text on vers... more

[Map of B Street Sewer and associated ponds, Washington D.C.].

[Map of B Street Sewer and associated ponds, Washington D.C.].

Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Includes cross-section of sewer, ponds, and associated masonry structures. Soiled, torn, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web sit... more

Square no. 118 : [Washington D.C.].

Square no. 118 : [Washington D.C.].

Cadastral map of block bounded by Pennsylvania Av., 20th, I, and 19th streets N.W. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Edged with brown cloth. Includes note and computations. On cloth backing in lead pencil: From the ... more

[Property survey map of the eastern end of Washington D.C. showing land tracts and householders' names].

[Property survey map of the eastern end of Washington D.C. showing lan...

Shows tracts named Bealls Adventure Englarged, Fortune Enlarged, Bailys Purchase, Aaron, and Stony Hill. Relief shown by hachures. Manuscript--ink and pencil. Hemmed with green cloth. On verso in pencil: From t... more

[Map of part of central Washington D.C. to the east of the White House].

[Map of part of central Washington D.C. to the east of the White House...

Covers area bounded by K St., 3rd St., Constitution Av., 15th St., New York Av., and Vermont Av. N.W. Shows unidentified districts, block numbers, and some block dimensions. Title devised by cataloger. Pen-and-... more

Square no. 275 : [Washington D.C.] /

Square no. 275 : [Washington D.C.] /

Cadastral map of block bounded by 13th, T, 12th, and S streets N.W. Oriented with north to the right. Pen-and-ink, blue pencil, and lead pencil. Fold-lined, cracked at edges, trimmed, and taped on verso. Availa... more

[Survey map of the White House grounds, Washington D.C.].

[Survey map of the White House grounds, Washington D.C.].

Partial cadastral map. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Features shown existed in 1807 or later. Title devised by cataloger. Black, brown, and red inks, and lead pencil. Watermark: 1794. Available als... more

[Cadastral map of areas designated Appropriation no. 11 and Appropriation no. 12, Washington D.C.].

[Cadastral map of areas designated Appropriation no. 11 and Appropriat...

Covers area bounded by Pennsylvania Avenue, 3rd, C, and 2nd streets N.W. Title devised by cataloger. Black and brown inks, tan wash, and lead pencil. Missing section at bottom and mounted on cloth backing. Incl... more

To the public. At a meeting of the share-holders of the Washington printing and bookselling company, the following gentlemen were appointed a board of directors ... This publication will be entitled The National magazine; or Cabinet of the Unite

To the public. At a meeting of the share-holders of the Washington pri...

Positive Photostat.; Prospectus. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 190, Folder 6.

[Sketch plan for landscaping the grounds of the President's House, ca. 1802-05].

[Sketch plan for landscaping the grounds of the President's House, ca....

Title from accompanying photocopied pages. Drawn by different hands. Attributed variously to Benjamin Latrobe, Robert Mills, and Thomas Jefferson. Pen-and-ink with lead pencil additions. Soiled, wrinkled, fold-... more

In Senate of the United Statds, April 30th, 1802. The Committee to whom was referred a bill from the House of representatives, entitled "An act to amend an act, entitled,"An act for the relief of sick and disabled seamen," and for other purposes

In Senate of the United Statds, April 30th, 1802. The Committee to who...

Imprint 2. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 226, Folder 42.

3d April, 1802. Read the first and second time, and committed to a committee of the whole House, on Monday next. A bill, for the relief of Paolo Paoly ... [Washington] Duane printer [1802].

3d April, 1802. Read the first and second time, and committed to a com...

Imprint 3. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 226, Folder 27.

In Senate of the United States, April 26th, 1802. The Committee to whom was referred the bill, entitled "An act making an appropriation for the support of the navy of the United States for the year one thousand eight hundred and two," having con

In Senate of the United States, April 26th, 1802. The Committee to who...

Imprint 2. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 226, Folder 40.