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 MDCC


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 MDCC

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Title:
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 MDCC
Creator:
Ellicott, Andrew, 1754-1820
Creator:
Thackara & Vallance
Name on Item:
engrav'd by Thackara & Vallance ; in order to execute this plan, Mr. Ellicott drew a true meridional line ... and left nothing to the uncertainty of the compass.
Date:
[1792]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
Washington (D.C.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
Georgetown (Washington, D.C.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places:
District of ColumbiaWashington
Publisher:
Philadelphia : s.n.
Notes:
Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings.
Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings.
Also covers Georgetown.
Includes text, notes, and coat-of-arms.
Cataloging, conservation, and digitization made possible in part by The National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor.
Extent:
1 map ; 52 x 68 cm.
Scale:
Scale [ca. 1:19,800]
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_004076
Call #:
G3850 1792 .E45
Barcode:
39999059022291
30000003459240
LCCN:
88694161
Terms of Use:
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