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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 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

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 Georgetown, 1796 /

Map of Georgetown, 1796 /

Partial cadastral map showing some landowners' names. India ink. Torn, mounted on cloth backing, and with red-star seals affixed near examiners' names. Includes inset, examination and registration statements, a... 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

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which Mr. Young's mill stands.

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which Mr. Young's mill s...

Shows block numbers, buildings with dimensions, ponds, street names, millrace, mill probably belonging to Notley Young, and house of "Widow Diggs." Covers area bounded approx. by 3rd and M streets N.E., North 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 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

The red shade shews the part of Port Royal belonging to Mess'rs Sands & Lynch : [Washington D.C.] /

The red shade shews the part of Port Royal belonging to Mess'rs Sands ...

Cadastral map showing outline of Port Royal with city streets and lots superimposed. Covers area bounded by Q, 2nd, H, and 10th streets N.W. Black, brown, blue inks and watercolor. Fold-lined, faced with gauze,... 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. Shows block numbers and outlines, buildings, and building dimensions. Pen-and-ink and purple wash on tracing linen. Traced by Dr. Joseph M. ... more

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a mansion-house belonging to James M. Lingan

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

Covers area bounded by 18th, M, 20th, and P streets N.W. Shows buildings, block numbers, and dimensions. Black, brown, red inks and lead pencil. Watermarked (fleur-de-lis under crown). Mounted on cloth backing.... 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

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

A plan exhibiting the squares on which Robert Peters buildings stood on the tract of land called Mexico, within the city of Washington

A plan exhibiting the squares on which Robert Peters buildings stood o...

Covers area bounded by 28th, K, 24th, and H streets N.W. Shows buildings and block numbers. Also shows lot lines and numbers in block no. 5. Pen-and-ink and watercolors on tracing linen. Traced by Dr. Joseph M.... 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

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

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 town of Alexandria in the District of Columbia, 1798 /

Plan of the town of Alexandria in the District of Columbia, 1798 /

Relief shown by hachures. Authorship attributed to George Gilpin in P.L. Phillips' A list of maps of America. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Phillips. Maps of America, p. 97 Stephenson. Cartograp... 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 proposed streets, block numbers, and proposed government buildings; also shows proposed "University" area (which does not appear on the original 1792 edition). Relief shown by hachures; depths shown by so... 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

16th plan from E Street south to W and from 3d west to 4th Street east : [Washington D.C.].

16th plan from E Street south to W and from 3d west to 4th Street east...

Cadastral map showing unidentified tinted lots, lot numbers and dimensions, and block numbers. Covers area bounded by Anacostia River, S.W. W, S.W. 3rd, S.W./S.E. D, and S.E. 4th streets. Title from handwritten... 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

Map of the western & middle portions of North America : to illustrate the history of California, Oregon, and the other countries on the north-west coast of America /

Map of the western & middle portions of North America : to illustrate ...

Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington, DC. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

[Survey map of Friendship tract, Washington D.C.].

[Survey map of Friendship tract, Washington D.C.].

Cadastral map. Relief shown by shading. Pen-and-ink and gray wash. In lead pencil at lower left on cloth backing: From the files of the Society of Oldest Inhabitants. Deposited by Henry C. Gauss in 1920's (?). ... 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

[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

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

[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

Portrait of William Thornton

Portrait of William Thornton

William Thornton (May 20, 1759 - 28 March 1828) was the original architect of the United States Capitol. Thornton's design for the Capitol had been submitted after the close of a competition in which 17 entries... more

Washington in 1800

Washington in 1800

Photo shows a black-and-white engraving published in 1834 to portray Washington, D.C. and the west front of the U.S. Capitol grounds as they were in 1800. Includes the west end of the west grounds and Pennsylv... more

Plan of part of the city of Washington : on which is shewn the squares, lots, &c., divided between William Prout Esq'r and the Commissioners of the Federal Buildings, agreeably to the deed of trust

Plan of part of the city of Washington : on which is shewn the squares...

Cadastral map showing original landholdings, new block numbers, new lot lines, lot numbers, and street widths. Covers area in N.E.-S.E. Washington (now Lincoln Park district) approx. bounded by Navy Yard, 3rd S... 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

[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

Letter, John Adams to federal department heads ordering the relocation of government offices from Philadelphia to the District of Columbia, 15 May 1800

Letter, John Adams to federal department heads ordering the relocation...

Reproduction number: A29 (color slide); LC-MSS-87668-1 (B&W negative) John Adams (1735-1826), second president of the United States, wrote this 15 May 1800 letter to the heads of the various federal departments... more

Lane from Road Street, Georgetown, to Barnards house and lands binding thereon : [Washington D.C.].

Lane from Road Street, Georgetown, to Barnards house and lands binding...

Cadastral survey map showing landowners' names. Relief shown by hachures. Title from verso. Alternate title at upper right: Barnard & others. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Soiled and mounted on cloth backing. In... 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

[Map of the southern part of the city of Washington D.C.].

[Map of the southern part of the city of Washington D.C.].

Covers area bounded by Anacostia River, Potomac River, S.W. 8th, S.W./S.E. B, and S.E. 3rd streets. Title devised by cataloger. Black, red, and blue inks, and red and blue washes. Soiled, edged in green cloth, ... more

[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

U.S. Reports: Wilson v. Lenox & al., 5 U.S. (1 Cranch) 194 (1803)

U.S. Reports: Wilson v. Lenox & al., 5 U.S. (1 Cranch) 194 (1803)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 5; Cranch Volume 1; February Term, 1803; Wilson v. Lenox and Maitland

[United States Capitol, Washington, D.C. North wing, section of grand stairway]

[United States Capitol, Washington, D.C. North wing, section of grand ...

Inscription on recto: "Stair in the Old Capitol." Mounted on paper on linen. Reference copy available in LOT 4249. Forms part of Benjamin Henry Latrobe Archive (Library of Congress).

U.S. Reports: Lindo v. Gardner, 5 U.S. (1 Cranch) 343 (1803)

U.S. Reports: Lindo v. Gardner, 5 U.S. (1 Cranch) 343 (1803)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 5; Cranch Volume 1; February Term, 1803; Lindo v. Gardner

U.S. Reports: U.S. v. R. T. Hooe & al., 5 U.S. (1 Cranch) 318 (1803)

U.S. Reports: U.S. v. R. T. Hooe & al., 5 U.S. (1 Cranch) 318 (1803)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 5; Cranch Volume 1; February Term, 1803; United States v. R. T. Hooe and others

U.S. Reports: Fenwick v. Sears's Adminrs, 5 U.S. (1 Cranch) 259 (1803)

U.S. Reports: Fenwick v. Sears's Adminrs, 5 U.S. (1 Cranch) 259 (1803)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 5; Cranch Volume 1; February Term, 1803; Fenwick v. Sears's Administrators

U.S. Reports: U.S. v. Simms, 5 U.S. (1 Cranch) 252 (1803)

U.S. Reports: U.S. v. Simms, 5 U.S. (1 Cranch) 252 (1803)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 5; Cranch Volume 1; February Term, 1803; United States v. Simms

[Survey map of land tracts in Washington D.C. named Pleasant Plains, Plain Dealing and Mount Pleasant] /

[Survey map of land tracts in Washington D.C. named Pleasant Plains, P...

Manuscript--ink and pencil. On cloth backing in pencil: From Joseph M. Toner papers. Mounted on cloth backing. Includes text and statistical tables. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ... more

[Cadastral survey map of Pleasant Plains, Washington D.C.] /

[Cadastral survey map of Pleasant Plains, Washington D.C.] /

"Surveyed and laid down for John and Anthony Halmead a tract of land lying in the District of Columbia and County of Washington called Pleasant Plains ..." Title devised by cataloger. Pen-and-ink and lead penci... more

House ("Tudor Place") for Thomas and Martha Custis Peter, 1644 31st Street, N.W., Georgetown, Washington, D.C. Front elevation rendering

House ("Tudor Place") for Thomas and Martha Custis Peter, 1644 31st St...

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; American Institute of Architects / American Architectural Foundation; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:100) Forms part of: The AIA/AAF Collection (Library of Congress) Accession box no. ... more

U.S. Reports: Hepburn and Dundas v. Ellzey, 6 U.S. (2 Cranch) 445 (1805)

U.S. Reports: Hepburn and Dundas v. Ellzey, 6 U.S. (2 Cranch) 445 (180...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 6; Cranch Volume 2; February Term, 1805; Hepburn and Dundas v. Ellzey

[House ("Tudor Place") for Thomas and Martha Custis Peter, 1644 31st Street, N.W., Georgetown, Washington, D.C. Floor plan and sketched elevation]

[House ("Tudor Place") for Thomas and Martha Custis Peter, 1644 31st S...

Reference copy available in LOT 4249 (R). Conservation control number 8.99.815.14

House ("Tudor Place") for Thomas and Martha Custis Peter, 1644 31st Street, N.W., Georgetown, Washington, D.C. Front elevation rendering

House ("Tudor Place") for Thomas and Martha Custis Peter, 1644 31st St...

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; American Institute of Architects / American Architectural Foundation; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:100) Forms part of: The AIA/AAF Collection (Library of Congress) Accession box no. ... more

[House ("Tudor Place") for Thomas and Martha Custis Peter, 1644 31st Street, N.W., Georgetown, Washington, D.C. Floor plan with sketches]

[House ("Tudor Place") for Thomas and Martha Custis Peter, 1644 31st S...

Reference copy available in LOT 4249 (R). Conservation control number 8.99.815.13

U.S. Reports: Reily v. Lamar et al., 6 U.S. (2 Cranch) 344 (1805)

U.S. Reports: Reily v. Lamar et al., 6 U.S. (2 Cranch) 344 (1805)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 6; Cranch Volume 2; February Term, 1805; Reily, Appellant v. Lamar, Beall, and Smith, Appellees

Graduation of 17th Street West shewing the continuation of the War Office drain : [Washington D.C.] /

Graduation of 17th Street West shewing the continuation of the War Off...

Longitudinal section. Oriented with north to the left. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: 1804. Mounted on cloth backing. Includes notes and cross-section of drain. Available also through the Library of Con... more

House ("Tudor Place") for Thomas and Martha Custis Peter, 1644 31st Street, N.W., Georgetown, Washington, D.C. Front elevation rendering

House ("Tudor Place") for Thomas and Martha Custis Peter, 1644 31st St...

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; American Institute of Architects / American Architectural Foundation; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:100) Forms part of: The AIA/AAF Collection (Library of Congress) Accession box no. ... more

Post Office, July 20, 1806, Schedule of Mail Deliveries from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans

Post Office, July 20, 1806, Schedule of Mail Deliveries from Washingto...

Schedule of Mail Deliveries from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans

U.S. Reports: Scott v. Negro London, 7 U.S. (3 Cranch) 324 (1806)

U.S. Reports: Scott v. Negro London, 7 U.S. (3 Cranch) 324 (1806)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 7; Cranch Volume 3; February Term, 1806; Scott v. Negro London

Thomas Jefferson to House of Representatives, December 23, 1806, Accounts Suspended on Public Buildings, Washington, D. C.

Thomas Jefferson to House of Representatives, December 23, 1806, Accou...

Accounts Suspended on Public Buildings, Washington, D. C.

U.S. Reports: Oneale v. Long, 8 U.S. (4 Cranch) 60 (1807)

U.S. Reports: Oneale v. Long, 8 U.S. (4 Cranch) 60 (1807)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 8; Cranch Volume 4; February Term, 1807; Oneale v. Long

Joseph Alston to Charles Pinckney, February 6, 1807, Printed Supplement to Georgetown Gazette, Dated February 11

Joseph Alston to Charles Pinckney, February 6, 1807, Printed Supplemen...

Printed Supplement to Georgetown Gazette, Dated February 11

Thomas Jefferson, September 30, 1807, Itinerary, Monticello to Washington, D.C., with Distances

Thomas Jefferson, September 30, 1807, Itinerary, Monticello to Washing...

Itinerary, Monticello to Washington, D.C., with Distances

Regulations of the Port and Harbour of Georgetown. ... Ratified in Town Council, the 12th March 1807 and in the 31st year of American independence. [Georgetown, S. C. 1807].

Regulations of the Port and Harbour of Georgetown. ... Ratified in Tow...

Title.; 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 172, Folder 22.

Wall n. west of Presidents House : Washington D.C.

Wall n. west of Presidents House : Washington D.C.

Survey map. Below accompanying statistical table: 20 June 1808. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Fold-lined, stained by red adhesive, and mounted on cloth backing. Accompanied by statistical table: Graduation of wa... more

The capitol at Washington / designed and published by W. Birch, enamel painter, Springland near Bristol, Pennsylv'a.

The capitol at Washington / designed and published by W. Birch, enamel...

Print of title page for "The country seats of the United States of North America, with some scenes connected with them" showing an eagle holding a stars and stripes shield above the construction of the two wing... more

U.S. Reports: Young v. Bank of Alexandria, 8 U.S. (4 Cranch) 384 (1808)

U.S. Reports: Young v. Bank of Alexandria, 8 U.S. (4 Cranch) 384 (1808...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 8; Cranch Volume 4; February Term, 1808; Young v. The Bank of Alexandria

[Steam engine, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C. Plan - flue, fly wheel, cistern, etc.]

[Steam engine, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C. Plan - flue, fly...

Inscriptions on recto: "Plan. " "September 28th 1808" "28." Delineator: James Smallwood. (Source: The Engineering Drawings of Benjamin Henry Latrobe, New Haven, Conn. : Published for the Maryland Historica... more

Thomas Munroe, Superintendent of the City to Thomas Jefferson, 1804, Expenditures of Superintendant of the City of Washington, D.C.

Thomas Munroe, Superintendent of the City to Thomas Jefferson, 1804, E...

Expenditures of Superintendant of the City of Washington, D.C.

Division of part of a tract of land in Washington County D.C. called "Mount Pleasant" : as the same was made by the devisees of Robert Peter deceased, and the allotment thereof made March 8th 1809 /

Division of part of a tract of land in Washington County D.C. called "...

Cadastral survey map showing landowners' names and "Centre line of tunnel of W.A. extension." Also covers Meridian Hill, Columbia Heights, Howard University, and adjacent tracts. "March 18th 1884." Black ink, r... more

Architectural drawing for a frame ("looking glass frame for President's house") for Dolley Madison, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.

Architectural drawing for a frame ("looking glass frame for President'...

Working drawing showing looking glass frame and mantel in Blue Room as elevation; rendering. UNIT title devised. Client's name from The Architectural drawings of Benjamin Henry Latrobe, 1994. Inscriptions on re... more

Washington, looking up Pennsylvania Avenue from the new Terrace of the Capitol

Washington, looking up Pennsylvania Avenue from the new Terrace of the...

Title from item. Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory, no. 672. (DLC/PP-1996:032.17). Forms part of: John Rubens Smith Collection (Library of Congress). Exhibited: "American Treasures" at the Library of Congress, ... more

U.S. Reports: Korn v. Mu. As. So., 10 U.S. (6 Cranch) 192 (1810)

U.S. Reports: Korn v. Mu. As. So., 10 U.S. (6 Cranch) 192 (1810)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 10; Cranch Volume 6; February Term, 1810; Korn and Wisemiller v. The Mutual Assurance Society against Fire on Buildings of the State of Virginia

President's house, Washington

President's house, Washington

Drawing shows south facade of the White House from the southwest.

North view of the President's house in the city of Washington

North view of the President's house in the city of Washington

Photo from neg. by Frances Benjamin Johnston of drawing by Benjamin Latrobe, ca. 1810. Title and other information transcribed from unverified, old caption card data and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collecti... more

U.S. Reports: Kennedy v. Brent, 10 U.S. (6 Cranch) 187 (1810)

U.S. Reports: Kennedy v. Brent, 10 U.S. (6 Cranch) 187 (1810)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 10; Cranch Volume 6; February Term, 1810; Kennedy v. Brent

U.S. Reports: Wilson, ex parte, 10 U.S. (6 Cranch) 52 (1810)

U.S. Reports: Wilson, ex parte, 10 U.S. (6 Cranch) 52 (1810)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 10; Cranch Volume 6; February Term, 1810; Wilson, ex parte

U.S. Reports: Custiss v. Turnpike Company, 10 U.S. (6 Cranch) 233 (1810)

U.S. Reports: Custiss v. Turnpike Company, 10 U.S. (6 Cranch) 233 (181...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 10; Cranch Volume 6; February Term, 1810; Custiss v. The Georgetown and Alexandria Turnpike Company

The Part of a circle at the meeting of Pennsylvania & Kentucky avenues--on the Eastern Branch : calculated March 1811 : [Barney Circle S.E., Washington, D.C.].

The Part of a circle at the meeting of Pennsylvania & Kentucky avenues...

Survey map showing line dimensions and compass orientations. Pen-and-ink. Watermarked (fleur-de-lis and crown). Mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster imag... more

Map of Maj. Gen. Ross's route with the British column from Benedict on the Patuxent River to the city of Washington August 1814

Map of Maj. Gen. Ross's route with the British column from Benedict on...

Relief shown by hachures. From: Wilkinson, James, 1757-1825. Diagrams and plans illustrative of the principal battles and military affairs treated of in Memoirs of my own times. Philadelphia : Printed by Abraha... more