Map 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 government after the year MDCCC.

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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 government after the year MDCCC.
Contributor Names
Ellicott, Andrew, 1754-1820.
Hill, Samuel, 1766?-1804.
Created / Published
[Boston? 1794?]
Subject Headings
-  Washington (D.C.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  United States--District of Columbia--Washington
Notes
-  Scale ca. 1:20,000.
-  Has watermarks of 1794 appearing in each corner of the map.
-  Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings.
-  "In order to execute this plan, Mr. Ellicott ... made the bases on which the whole plan was executed."
-  Based on Samuel Hill's Plan of the city of Washington, 1792.
-  Same as other 1792 ed. (98-689552) except that it has the statement "Engraved for Encyclopædia Perthensis" removed from bottom of printing plate.
-  Includes text and notes.
-  LC copy torn, fold-lined, and mounted on cloth backing.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Vault
-  DCP
-  AACR2
Medium
map on sheet 43 x 52 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G3850 1792 .E4
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.gmd/g3850.ct004181
Library of Congress Control Number
76696408
Online Format
image
Description
Scale ca. 1:20,000. Has watermarks of 1794 appearing in each corner of the map. Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. "In order to execute this plan, Mr. Ellicott ... made the bases on which the whole plan was executed." Based on Samuel Hill's Plan of the city of Washington, 1792. Same as other 1792 ed. (98-689552) except that it has the statement "Engraved for Encyclopædia Perthensis" removed from bottom of printing plate. Includes text and notes. LC copy torn, fold-lined, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP AACR2
LCCN Permalink
https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/76696408
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Chicago citation style:

Ellicott, Andrew, and Samuel Hill. 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 government after the year MDCCC. [Boston? ?, 1794] Map. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/76696408/.

APA citation style:

Ellicott, A. & Hill, S. (1794) 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 government after the year MDCCC. [Boston? ?] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/76696408/.

MLA citation style:

Ellicott, Andrew, and Samuel Hill. 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 government after the year MDCCC. [Boston? ?, 1794] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/76696408/>.