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Plan of part of the city of Washington : on which is shewn the squares, lots, &c., divided between William Prout Esq'r and the Commissioners of the Federal Buildings, agreeably to the deed of trust

Metadata

Creator

King, N. (Nicholas), 1771-1812

Date

1800

Name on Item

laid down from a scale of 200 feet pr. inch by N. King, 1800

Scale

Scale [1:2,400]

Language

English

Location

Library of Congress Geography and Map Division

Collection (local)

Library of Congress Collection

Subjects
  • Real property--Washington (D.C.)--Maps
  • Landowners--Washington (D.C.)--Maps
  • Washington (D.C.)--Maps
  • Lincoln Park (Washington, D.C.)--Maps
Places
  • District of Columbia
  • North and Central America
  • United States
  • Washington
Extent

1 ms. map on 2 sheets : col., on paper backing ; 51 x 141 cm., sheets each 53 x 72 cm.

Terms and License
  • No known copyright restrictions.
  • This work is licensed for use under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike License (CC BY-NC-SA).
Notes
  • Cadastral map showing original landholdings, new block numbers, new lot lines, lot numbers, and street widths.
  • Covers area in N.E.-S.E. Washington (now Lincoln Park district) approx. bounded by Navy Yard, 3rd St. N.E.-S.E., H St. N.E., and 13th St. N.E.-S.E.
  • Manuscript: Pen-and-ink, red ink, and watercolors.
  • Oriented with north to the right.
  • Drawn in southern/northern segments.
  • Lightly soiled on surface, brittle, missing small sections along margins.
  • Watermark: Russell & Co. 1797.
  • Accompanied by an exemplary section of the original cloth backing (removed during 1998 conservation treatment).
  • Includes text titled "Explanation" and embellished title cartouche.