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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 / in order to execute this plan, Mr. Ellicott drew a true meridional line ... of the compass.

Image ID: 434422

Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia : ceded by the states of Virginia and Maryland to the United... ([1794?])

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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 / in order to execute this plan, Mr. Ellicott drew a true meridional line ... of the compass.

Creator

: Ellicott, Andrew, 1754-1820 -- Engraver

Published Date

: [1794?]

Item Physical Description

: 1 map ; 40 x 50 cm.

Notes

: Reprint of the Andrew Ellicott 1792 map of Washington D.C. Note 2.) At bottom: Engraved for Encyclopfdia Perthensis. Note 3.) At head of title: To front p. 636. Note 4.) At upper right: Plate III. Note 5.) Differs from other 1792 ed. (76-696408) in having the Encyclopfdia Perthensis statement at bottom of plate. Note 6.) Includes text. Note 7.) Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 23. Note 8.) National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard. Note 9.) Watermark: 1794.

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. 97-6255 [LHS 23]

Digital ID

: 434422

Record ID

: 253041

Digital Item Published

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

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