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City of Washington.
Burroughs, H. N.
Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus) (1792-1868) (Publisher)

Maps of North America


United States (except New York)


Washington, D.C.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1847
Place: Philad[elphi]a :
Publisher: Published by S. Augustus Mitchell, n.e. corner of Market & 7th Streets,
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 01-5094
Washington (D.C.)
Georgetown (Washington, D.C.) -- Maps
United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.) -- Administrative and political divisions -- Maps
Washington (D.C.) -- Maps
Content: "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1846, by H.N. Burroughs, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania."
Content: At lower right corner: 16.
Content: Includes "Plan of the principal floor of the Capitol" and index to points of interest.
Content: Label "Columbia College" on top border of map.
Content: National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Content: Shows wards, built-up areas, and major buildings. Also covers Georgetown.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand col. ; 31 x 38 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: 47015296
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15050895
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 964fd240-c52b-012f-f7cf-3c075448cc4b
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Item timeline of events

  • 1847: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "City of Washington." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1847. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f07c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "City of Washington." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 25, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f07c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1847). City of Washington. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f07c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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City of Washington.