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A plan of Mr. Clifton's neck land platted by a scale of 50 poles to the inch : recto

Metadata

Creator

Washington, George, 1732-1799

Date

1760

Name on Item

by TH 1755 & copied by G W-n 1760. Old plat of the grounds in the NE part of the pasture of Mount Vernon from the summit of the hills on which the log'd cabbins are

Scale

Scale [1:9,600]

Language

English

Location

Library of Congress Geography and Map Division

Collection (local)

Library of Congress Collection

Subjects
  • Mount Vernon (Va. : Estate)--Surveys--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places
  • Fairfax (county)
  • Mount Vernon
  • North and Central America
  • United States
  • Virginia
Extent

2 maps on 1 sheet : both sides, ms. ; 51 x 34 cm. and 75 x 54 cm., sheet 54 x 75 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
  • Title of the pasture map from photocopy of lower right quadrant.
  • Sheet stained in several places, folded into sixteenths and separated along some fold lines. Lower right quadrant missing.
  • Pen-and-ink.
  • Includes watermark, possibly from C. & I. Honig.
  • Accompanied by a photocopy of the front side of the missing quadrant, which is owned by the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association of the Union. This section includes an inset of an area surveyed on Nov. 6-8 in 1799.
  • Includes 2 insets, list of courses, and list of Mr. Clifton's tenants.
  • Insets: A plan of Captn. Posseys's woodland ground which he bought of my bro. Chas. Washington -- Inclosure lying west of the garden.