Scanned Maps

Plan of the city intended for the permanent seat of the government of t[he] United States: projected agreeable to the direction of the President of the United States, in pursuance of an act of Congress passed the sixteenth day of July, MDCCXC, "establishing the permanent seat on the bank of the Potowmac" : [Washington D.C.]

Creator/Contributor:
L'Enfant, Pierre Charles, 1754-1825, creator
U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
United States, Commissioner of Public Buildings.
Place Of Origin:
District of Columbia
[Washington]
Publisher:
United States Coast and Geodetic Survey
Creation Date:
[1887]
1887
Extent:
1 map : col. ; 70 x 82 cm., on sheet 78 x 119 cm.
Language:
English
Genre:
map
government publication
Facsimiles
Maps
Digital Format:
Images
Subjects:
Early maps--Facsimiles
Washington (D.C.)--Maps--To 1800
Notes:
At upper right: Office, Commissioner of Public Buildings, D.C.
Lacks printer's statement.
Facsim. of ms. L'Enfant plan.
Includes texts containing letters dated "Washington ... 1887," text printed below "N.I.," notes, descriptive index of "References," and U.S.C. & G.S. insigne.
At lower right: N.I.
In right upper margin: No. 3035a price 50 cents.
Also available online.
Attribution:
by Peter Charles L'Enfant.
Series:
Harvard Map Collection digital maps
Classification:
G3850 1791 .L4 1887
Repository:
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard University
Record ID:
990061694660203941
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/alma/990061694660203941/catalog