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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
Ellicott, Andrew (1754-1820) (Surveyor)
Hill, Samuel (1766?-1804) (Engraver)
Collection

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

Charts and maps

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1792
Place Term: Boston? :
Publisher: S.n.,
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6249 [LHS 9]
Topics
Washington (D.C.) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 --
Notes
Content : Based on the Samuel Hill engraved plan of 1792.

Content : Cloth map.

Content : Includes text, notes, and allegorical ill. in the 4 corners.

Content : Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 9.

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

Content : Printed in blue.

Citation/reference : Wheat & Brun. Maps and charts published in America before 1800 ; 532

Statement of Responsibility: In order to execute this plan, Mr. Ellicott drew a true meridional line ...
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : mounted on cloth and paper backing ; 59 x 60 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : 16352431
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b15385713
UUID: e378ab20-c5d4-012f-18cf-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1754: Creator Born
  • 1792: Issued
  • 1820: Creator Died
  • 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-eee3-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 July 30, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-eee3-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-eee3-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