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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 on the sixteenth day of July, MDCCXC, "establishing the permanent seat on the bank of the Potowmac" /

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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 on the sixteenth day of July, MDCCXC, "establishing the permanent seat on the bank of the Potowmac" /

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Title in left lower margin: Full-color facsimile of Pierre Charles L'Enfant's 1791 manuscript plan for the city of Washington.
Full color facsim. of the earliest extant plan of Washington D.C. (The L'Enfant Plan). Computer graphics, United States Geological Survey, William E. Schinkel ... [et al.] ; map editing, Library of Congress, Richard W. Stephenson, with the assistance of Ralph E. Ehrenberg and Andrew J. Cosentino.
Original version: [1791].
Published with the support of the National Geographic Society.
Accompanied by text: L'Enfant's 1791 manuscript plan of the city of Washington : facsimile and computer-assisted reproduction. 6 p. Also accompanied by computer-assisted reproduction of the original. 1 map ; 74 x 104 cm.
Includes text, notes, and index of "References."
Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
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1791
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L'Enfant, Pierre Charles, 1754-1825.
Schinkel, William E.
Stephenson, Richard W., 1930-
Ehrenberg, Ralph E., 1937-
Cosentino, Andrew J.
Geological Survey (U.S.)
Library of Congress.
National Geographic Society (U.S.)
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Library of Congress
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