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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

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Names
Thackara & Vallance (Engraver)
Ellicott, Andrew (1754-1820) (Engraver)
Collection

Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection of English maps, charts, globes, books and atlases

Charts and maps

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1792
Place Term: Philadelphia :
Publisher: S.n.,
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6246 [LHS 3]
Topics
Washington (D.C.) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 --
Georgetown (Washington, D.C.) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 --
Real property -- Washington (D.C.)
Notes
Content : " In order to execute this plan, Mr. Ellicott drew a true meridional line ... "

Content : Also covers Georgetown.

Content : Includes text, notes, and coat-of-arms.

Content : Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 3.

Content : National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.

Content : Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings.

Content : Watermark.

Citation/reference : Phillips. Maps of America, p. 1002

Citation/reference : Wheat & Brun. Maps and charts published in America before 1800, 531

Content : Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings.

Statement of Responsibility: Engrav'd by Thackara & Vallance, Philad'a 1792.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 51 x 68 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : 18257479
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b15255319
UUID: e22975f0-c5d4-012f-3b95-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1792: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "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" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1792. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-eee2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "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" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 24, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-eee2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1792). 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 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-eee2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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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