Scanned Maps

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

Additional Digital Items:
https://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.gisdata:006169463
Creator/Contributor:
Ellicott, Andrew, 1754-1820, creator
Thackara & Vallance
Place Of Origin:
Pennsylvania
[Philadelphia
Publisher:
s.n.
Creation Date:
1792]
1792
Extent:
1 map ; 52 x 69 cm.
Language:
English
Genre:
map
Maps
Digital Format:
Images
Subjects:
Georgetown (Washington, D.C.)--Maps--To 1800
Washington (D.C.)--Maps--To 1800
Notes:
Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings.
Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings.
Also covers Georgetown.
Watermark: [crown over fleur-de-lis].
Includes text, notes, and coat-of-arms.
Available also as a digital image through the Harvard University Web site.
Attribution:
engrav'd by Thackara & Vallance Philad'a 1792 ; in order to execute this plan, Mr. Ellicott drew a true meridional line ... and left nothing to the uncertainty of the compass.
Series:
Harvard Map Collection digital maps
Classification:
G3850 1792 .E44
Repository:
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard University
Record ID:
990061694630203941
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/alma/990061694630203941/catalog