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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 / engrav'd by Thackara & Vallance, Philad'a 1792.

Image ID: 434417

Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia : ceded by the states of Virginia and Maryland to the United... ([1792])

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Image 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 MDCCC / engrav'd by Thackara & Vallance, Philad'a 1792.

Creator

: Ellicott, Andrew, 1754-1820 -- Engraver

Additional Name(s)

: Thackara & Vallance -- Engraver

Published Date

: [1792]

Item Physical Description

: 1 map ; 51 x 68 cm.

Notes

: " In order to execute this plan, Mr. Ellicott drew a true meridional line ... " Note 2.) Also covers Georgetown. Note 3.) Includes text, notes, and coat-of-arms. Note 4.) Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 3. Note 5.) National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard. Note 6.) Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Note 7.) Watermark. Note 8.) Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings.

Standard Reference

: Phillips. Maps of America, p. 1002; Wheat & Brun. Maps and charts published in America before 1800, 531

Source

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

Location

: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / The Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division

Catalog Call Number

: Map Div. 97-6246 [LHS 3]

Digital ID

: 434417

Record ID

: 253036

Digital Item Published

: 2-3-2004; updated 3-25-2011

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