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 their government, after the year MDCCC
Shows proposed streets, block numbers, and proposed government buildings; also shows proposed "University" area (which does not appear on the original 1792 edition).
Relief shown by hachures; depths shown by soundings.
Also covers Georgetown.
Black-ink script added at right-hand edge: Presented to M'r Volney the 9th of february [thus] 1798 by W'm Thornton commissioner to the public Buildings. A second inked script describing the colors indicating house types (dated "February 1798") appears below the first script.
Annotated in red hand-coloration to show locations of brick houses and in blue to show locations of frame houses.
Watermark on left side: Bud[unclear]n; on right side: "GB" [under fleur-de-lis].
LC copy imperfect: Fold-lined (8 panels).
Includes text, notes, and Washington coat-of-arms.
Annotated in ink script on verso: Federal-City.
Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.