Map Plan of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia : established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States, extended to embrace its suburban towns, villages, &c. and the city of Georgetown and showing original and other valuable data not to be found on any maps heretofore published : also a diagram of the avenues showing their true courses and distances and a plan of Alexandria

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Title
Plan of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia : established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States, extended to embrace its suburban towns, villages, &c. and the city of Georgetown and showing original and other valuable data not to be found on any maps heretofore published : also a diagram of the avenues showing their true courses and distances and a plan of Alexandria
Contributor Names
Forsyth, William (Surveyor)
District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor.
District of Columbia. Board of Public Works.
Created / Published
[Washington : s.n.], 1871.
Subject Headings
-  Washington (D.C.)--Maps
-  Sewerage--Washington (D.C.)--Maps
-  Water-pipes--Washington (D.C.)--Maps
-  Street lighting--Washington (D.C.)--Maps
-  Georgetown (Washington, D.C.)--Maps
-  Alexandria (Va.)--Maps
-  Rosslyn (Arlington, Va.)--Maps
-  United States--District of Columbia--Washington
-  United States--District of Columbia--Washington--Georgetown
-  United States--Virginia--Alexandria
-  United States--Virginia--Arlington--Rosslyn
Notes
-  Depths shown by contours.
-  Also covers Rosslyn (Va.).
-  Also shows block numbers, water and sewer lines, streetlights, major buildings, and streetcar lines.
-  "Entered according to Act of Congress in the Office of the Clerk of the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia in the year 1870."
-  Includes notes, insets of D.C. avenues and Alexandria, and population table.
-  LC copy darkened, fold-lined, soiled, missing small edge sections, and annotated in red ink to show unidentified numbered districts.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  DCP
Medium
1 map on 8 sheets : cloth backing ; 152 x 168 cm., sheets 81 x 47 cm. and 81 x 43 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G3850 1871 .F6
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.ct004393
Library of Congress Control Number
88693475
Online Format
image
Description
Depths shown by contours. Also covers Rosslyn (Va.). Also shows block numbers, water and sewer lines, streetlights, major buildings, and streetcar lines. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the Office of the Clerk of the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia in the year 1870." Includes notes, insets of D.C. avenues and Alexandria, and population table. LC copy darkened, fold-lined, soiled, missing small edge sections, and annotated in red ink to show unidentified numbered districts. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
LCCN Permalink
https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/88693475
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Forsyth, William, District Of Columbia. Office Of The Surveyor, and District Of Columbia. Board Of Public Works. Plan of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia: established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States, extended to embrace its suburban towns, villages, &c. and the city of Georgetown and showing original and other valuable data not to be found on any maps heretofore published: also a diagram of the avenues showing their true courses and distances and a plan of Alexandria. [Washington: s.n, 1870] Map. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/88693475/.

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Forsyth, W., District Of Columbia. Office Of The Surveyor & District Of Columbia. Board Of Public Works. (1870) Plan of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia: established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States, extended to embrace its suburban towns, villages, &c. and the city of Georgetown and showing original and other valuable data not to be found on any maps heretofore published: also a diagram of the avenues showing their true courses and distances and a plan of Alexandria. [Washington: s.n] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/88693475/.

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Forsyth, William, District Of Columbia. Office Of The Surveyor, and District Of Columbia. Board Of Public Works. Plan of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia: established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States, extended to embrace its suburban towns, villages, &c. and the city of Georgetown and showing original and other valuable data not to be found on any maps heretofore published: also a diagram of the avenues showing their true courses and distances and a plan of Alexandria. [Washington: s.n, 1870] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/88693475/>.