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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) (Engraver)
Collection

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

Charts and maps

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1794
Place Term: Perth, Scotland? :
Publisher: S.n.,
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6255 [LHS 23]
Topics
Washington (D.C.) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 --
Notes
Content : At bottom: Engraved for Encyclopfdia Perthensis.

Content : At head of title: To front p. 636.

Content : At upper right: Plate III.

Content : Differs from other 1792 ed. (76-696408) in having the Encyclopfdia Perthensis statement at bottom of plate.

Content : Includes text.

Content : Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 23.

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

Content : Watermark: 1794.

Content : Reprint of the Andrew Ellicott 1792 map of Washington D.C.

Statement of Responsibility: In order to execute this plan, Mr. Ellicott drew a true meridional line ... of the compass.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 40 x 50 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : 40052435
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b15385718
UUID: e65ce5c0-c5d4-012f-1948-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1754: Creator Born
  • 1794: 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. 1794. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-eee7-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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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" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 6, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-eee7-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1794). 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-eee7-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