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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

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 / in order to execute this plan, Mr. Ellicott drew a true meridional line ... of the compass.
Author
Ellicott, Andrew, 1754-1820.
Publication
[Perth, Scotland? : s.n., 1794?]

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CartographicSupervised useCheck with staffMap Div. 97-6255Schwarzman Building M1A - Map Division Room 117

Details

Description
1 map; 40 x 50 cm.
Donor/Sponsor
  • Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 23.
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Alternative Title
Encyclopædia Perthensis.
Subject
Note
  • Reprint of the Andrew Ellicott 1792 map of Washington D.C.
  • At head of title: To front p. 636.
  • At bottom: Engraved for Encyclopædia Perthensis.
  • Differs from other 1792 ed. (76-696408) in having the Encyclopædia Perthensis statement at bottom of plate.
  • At upper right: Plate III.
  • Watermark: 1794.
  • Includes text.
Call Number
Map Div. 97-6255
LCCN
98689552
Author
Ellicott, Andrew, 1754-1820.
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 / in order to execute this plan, Mr. Ellicott drew a true meridional line ... of the compass.
Imprint
[Perth, Scotland? : s.n., 1794?]
Cartographic Data
Scale [ca. 1:19,800].
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Added Title
Encyclopædia Perthensis.
Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 23.
National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Research Call Number
Map Div. 97-6255 [LHS 23]
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