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A plan of Alexandria, now Belhaven.

A plan of Alexandria, now Belhaven.

Oriented with north to the right. Pen-and-ink. Cadastral map showing lots and lot nos. Includes indexed list of "Proprietors names." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

U.S. Reports: Boyce v. Moore, 2 U.S. (2 Dall.) 196 (1793)

U.S. Reports: Boyce v. Moore, 2 U.S. (2 Dall.) 196 (1793)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 2; Dallas Volume 2; January Term, 1793; Boyce versus Moore

Plan of the town of Alexandria in the District of Columbia, 1798 /

Plan of the town of Alexandria in the District of Columbia, 1798 /

Relief shown by hachures. Authorship attributed to George Gilpin in P.L. Phillips' A list of maps of America. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Phillips. Maps of America, p. 97 Stephenson. Cartograp... more

Constitution of the Washington Society. Instituted the 28th of January, 1800 ....

Constitution of the Washington Society. Instituted the 28th of January...

Imprint 2. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 181, Folder 3.

An address to the voters for electors of President and Vice-President of the United States, in the State of Virginia ... Alexandria Printed by Wm. Fowler [180-].

An address to the voters for electors of President and Vice-President ...

Imprint 3.; Political campaign. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 182, Folder 30.

Valuable lots of ground for sale, contiguous to the town of Alexandria. On Tuesday the fifteenth day of June next, will be offered for sale at public auction, on the premises, forty half-acre lots of ground, lying between the George-Town road an

Valuable lots of ground for sale, contiguous to the town of Alexandria...

Imprint 3. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 3 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 181, Folder 12. Copy... more

U.S. Reports: McCulloch v. Young, 4 U.S. (4 Dall.) 292 (1803)

U.S. Reports: McCulloch v. Young, 4 U.S. (4 Dall.) 292 (1803)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 4; Dallas Volume 4; December Term, 1803; McCulloch, Administrator, etc. versus Young.

U.S. Reports: Dupont v. Pichon, 4 U.S. (4 Dall.) 321 (1805)

U.S. Reports: Dupont v. Pichon, 4 U.S. (4 Dall.) 321 (1805)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 4; Dallas Volume 4; March Term, 1805; Dupont versus Pichon

An act concerning the bank of Alexandria ... February 15, 1811.

An act concerning the bank of Alexandria ... February 15, 1811.

Imprint 1.; On verso : 12 00 Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 183, Folder 8.

Plan of the city of Washington and territory of Columbia / engraved by W. & D. Lizars, Edin'r.

Plan of the city of Washington and territory of Columbia / engraved by...

Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ill. of the Capitols at Richmond and Washington. LC copy fold-lined and taped. DCP

U.S. Reports: Lloyd vs. Scott, 29 U.S. (4 Pet.) 205 (1830)

U.S. Reports: Lloyd vs. Scott, 29 U.S. (4 Pet.) 205 (1830)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 29; Peters Volume 4; January Term, 1830; John Lloyd, Plaintiff in Error vs. Charles Scott, Bailier of William S. Moore, Defendant

U.S. Reports: Fowle vs. The Common Council of Alexandria, 28 U.S. (3 Pet.) 398 (1830)

U.S. Reports: Fowle vs. The Common Council of Alexandria, 28 U.S. (3 P...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 28; Peters Volume 3; January Term, 1830; William Fowle, Surviving Partner, Plaintiff in Error vs. the Common Council of Alexandria

Potomac Aqueduct, hydrographic survey of the Potomac River near Georgetown : shewing the position of the Aqueduct, its connection with the Ch. & Ohio Canal on the north bank, and with the Alexandria Canal on the south bank of the river /

Potomac Aqueduct, hydrographic survey of the Potomac River near George...

"Survey made in the fall of 1832." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. From the papers of the Virginia-District of Columbia Boundary Commission. Available also through the Library ... more

Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River shewing the route of the Alexandria Canal : made in pursuance of a resolution of the Alex'a Canal Company Oct. 1838 /

Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River shewing the route...

Nautical chart of the Potomac estuary within the District of Columbia. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Stephenson. Cartography of no... more

Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River shewing the route of the Alexandria Canal : made in pursuance of a resolution of the Alex'a Canal Company Oct. 1838 /

Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River shewing the route...

Nautical chart with extensive annotations in col. and lead pencils to show proposed railroad routes connecting central Washington and Alexandria (Va.). Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and sou... more

Map of the Potomac & Anacostia rivers between Washington D.C. & Alexandria Va

Map of the Potomac & Anacostia rivers between Washington D.C. & Alexan...

Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "Copied from the tracining [sic] of original and sent to Com'd'r J.A. Dahlgren U.S.N., M.S. Smith, Cap't of Top'l Eng'rs Asst. C.S. in charge of Office, Coas... more

U.S. Reports: Catts v. Phalen et al., 43 U.S. (2 How) 376 (1844)

U.S. Reports: Catts v. Phalen et al., 43 U.S. (2 How) 376 (1844)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 43; Howard Volume 2; January Term, 1844; John Catts, Plaintiff in error, v. James Phalen, and Francis Morris, Defendants in error

U.S. Reports: Burwell v. Mandeville's Executor, 43 U.S. (2 How) 560 (1844)

U.S. Reports: Burwell v. Mandeville's Executor, 43 U.S. (2 How) 560 (1...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 43; Howard Volume 2; January Term, 1844; Nathaniel Burwell, Complainant and Appellant, v. Daniel Cawood, Willam C. Gardner, Executor of Joseph Mandeville, deceased, and John Wes... more

U.S. Reports: Rhodes v. Bell, 43 U.S. (2 How) 397 (1844)

U.S. Reports: Rhodes v. Bell, 43 U.S. (2 How) 397 (1844)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 43; Howard Volume 2; January Term, 1844; James Rhodes, Plaintiff in error, v. Moses Bell

U.S. Reports: Dade v. Irwin's Executor, 43 U.S. (2 How) 383 (1844)

U.S. Reports: Dade v. Irwin's Executor, 43 U.S. (2 How) 383 (1844)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 43; Howard Volume 2; January Term, 1844; Jane Dade, Complainant, v. Thomas Irwin, Jun., executor of Thomas Irwin, deceased, and William L. Hodgson, Defendants

U.S. Reports: Adams et al. v. Roberts, 43 U.S. (2 How) 486 (1844)

U.S. Reports: Adams et al. v. Roberts, 43 U.S. (2 How) 486 (1844)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 43; Howard Volume 2; January Term, 1844; Austin L. Adams and Ann C. Harding, Plaintiffs in error, v. Julia Roberts

U.S. Reports: Brockett et al. v. Brockett et al., 44 U.S. (3 How.) 691 (1845)

U.S. Reports: Brockett et al. v. Brockett et al., 44 U.S. (3 How.) 691...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 44; Howard Volume 3; January Term, 1845; Robert Brockett et al., Appellants, v. William Brockett et al., Defendants

Obelisk at Alexandria commonly called Cleopatra's needle / David Roberts, R.A.

Obelisk at Alexandria commonly called Cleopatra's needle / David Rober...

Illus. in: Egypt & Nubia / from drawings made on the spot by David Roberts ... ; lithographed by Louis Haghe. London : F.G. Moon, 1846-1849, v. 1, pt. 21.

Interview with the Viceroy of Egypt at his palace at Alexandria / David Roberts, R.A.

Interview with the Viceroy of Egypt at his palace at Alexandria / Davi...

Frontispiece. Illus. in: Egypt & Nubia / from drawings made on the spot by David Roberts ... ; lithographed by Louis Haghe. London : F.G. Moon, 1846-1849, v. 3, pt. 1.

Alexandria / David Roberts, R.A.

Alexandria / David Roberts, R.A.

Illus. in: Egypt & Nubia / from drawings made on the spot by David Roberts ... ; lithographed by Louis Haghe. London : F.G. Moon, 1846-1849, v. 3, pt. 4.

Pompey's pillar. Alexandria / David Roberts, R.A.

Pompey's pillar. Alexandria / David Roberts, R.A.

Illus. in: Egypt & Nubia / from drawings made on the spot by David Roberts ... ; lithographed by Louis Haghe. London : F.G. Moon, 1846-1849, v. 1, pt. 5.

U.S. Reports: Ladd v. Ladd et al., 49 U.S. (8 How.) 10 (1850)

U.S. Reports: Ladd v. Ladd et al., 49 U.S. (8 How.) 10 (1850)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 49; Howard Volume 8; January Term, 1850; Harriet V. Ladd, by her Next Friend, Montgomery D. Corse, Complainant and Appellant, v. Joseph B. Ladd, John H. Ladd, The Farmers' Bank ... more

U.S. Reports: Irwin v. Dixion et al., 50 U.S. (9 How.) 10 (1850)

U.S. Reports: Irwin v. Dixion et al., 50 U.S. (9 How.) 10 (1850)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 50; Howard Volume 9; January Term, 1850; William H. Irwin, Appellant, v. George O. Dixion and John A. Dixion.

U.S. Reports: Wheeler v. Smith et al., 50 U.S. (9 How.) 55 (1850)

U.S. Reports: Wheeler v. Smith et al., 50 U.S. (9 How.) 55 (1850)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 50; Howard Volume 9; January Term, 1850; William Wheeler, Appellant, v. Hugh Smith and Phineas Janney, Executors of Charles Bennett, deceased, and surviving Trustees under his W... more

General map of the Orange & Alexandria Rail Road and its connections north, south, and west.

General map of the Orange & Alexandria Rail Road and its connections n...

Outline map of the southeastern United States showing major drainage and important cities. "Directions and route to New Orleans and Memphis" are listed below the map title. Chartered March 22, 1848. Opened to G... more

Alexandria on the Potomac, Washington in the distance

Alexandria on the Potomac, Washington in the distance

Sketch shows ships docked on the waterfront of Alexandria, Virginia, with Washington's Capitol dome rising in the distance. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853... more

Map and profile of the Orange and Alexandria Rail Road with its Warrenton Branch and a portion of the Manasses [sic] Gap Rail Road, to show its point of connection.

Map and profile of the Orange and Alexandria Rail Road with its Warren...

Printed topographic strip map with manuscript annotations to show the geologic structure along the route of the railroad. The Alexandria and the Chesapeake and Ohio canals and stage stable for horses used on th... more

Cleopatra's Needle

Cleopatra's Needle

Obelisk towers above small buildings, local residents and a single tree. Title from item. No. 1770.

Engine, J.H. Devereux, Alexandria

Engine, J.H. Devereux, Alexandria

Photograph shows the ornately decorated locomotive J.H. Devereux, of the United States Military Railroad with two crew members on board outside the roundhouse at the Alexandria station.

[Woman assisted by man as she mounts or dismounts a donkey in Alexandria, Egypt]

[Woman assisted by man as she mounts or dismounts a donkey in Alexandr...

Title devised by library staff. On verso: Africa. Natives. Egypt, Alexandria. Woman on back of donkey. Possibly taken by Tancrède R. Dumas.

[Detailed map of part of Virginia from Alexandria to the Potomac River above Washington, D.C. 186-].

[Detailed map of part of Virginia from Alexandria to the Potomac River...

Relief shown by form lines. Shows parts of Arlington and Fairfax counties, part of the defenses of Washington, roads, railroads, towns, vegetation, houses, fences, names of residents, and drainage. "211, L. She... more

The National Cemetery, at Alexandria. Va
[Queen Street warehouse, Alexandria, Va.]

[Queen Street warehouse, Alexandria, Va.]

Copyright by S. McMullin, Philadelphia, Pa.

Nr. Alexandria, Va.

Nr. Alexandria, Va.

Title inscribed lower right. Formerly Waud no. C-31. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.958) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Slave pen, Alexandria, VA. (Civil War time)

Slave pen, Alexandria, VA. (Civil War time)

Address: 1315 Duke Street, Alexandria, Virginia.

Ft. Scott [and] Towards Alexandria

Ft. Scott [and] Towards Alexandria

Two scenes. Title inscribed below images. Formerly Waud no. B-96. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.860) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Plan of the redoubt and rifle pits ensilading [sic] the Leesburg and Fairfax turnpikes 2 miles from Alexandria, Virginia. Built by the 38th, 40th N.Y. and 3rd Maine regiments during October and November 1861.

Plan of the redoubt and rifle pits ensilading [sic] the Leesburg and F...

Includes main roads, buildings used for the hospital, chapel, stables, theater, and headquarters encampment of Brigadier General John Sedgwick.

[Map of Alexandria, Virginia]

[Map of Alexandria, Virginia]

Illustrates Alexandria's central position in the defense of Washington, where at least 12 outlying forts surrounded the city. Military camps of various Union officers such as Samuel Peter Heintzelman are indica... more

Government Bakery, Alexandria, Va.

Government Bakery, Alexandria, Va.

Photograph shows an aerial view of the facility with Alexandria skyline in the background. No. 220. Title from item.

Soldiers' Cemetery, Alexandria, Va.

Soldiers' Cemetery, Alexandria, Va.

Photograph shows Soldiers' Cemetery which was founded in 1862 and may have been one of the first Civil War cemeteries.

Col. E. E. Ellsworth killed in Alexandria, Va., May 24, 1861

Col. E. E. Ellsworth killed in Alexandria, Va., May 24, 1861

Photograph shows a bust portrait engraving of Col. Ellsworth who was killed at the Marshall House in 1861 after pulling down the Confederate flag.

View on Pope's Head, near burnt bridge, Orange & Alexandria Railroad

View on Pope's Head, near burnt bridge, Orange & Alexandria Railroad

Photograph showing two locomotives pulling into the Union Mills Station on the Orange and Alexandria Railroad in Clifton, Virginia. Two soldiers stand guard on the bank at right.

Camp of 44th New York Infantry near Alexandria, Va.

Camp of 44th New York Infantry near Alexandria, Va.

No. B69. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

The great 10,000 mile wall China

The great 10,000 mile wall China

No. 15348. Title from item.

District of Columbia and the seat of war on the Potomac.

District of Columbia and the seat of war on the Potomac.

Low-angle bird's-eye view. Shows cities of Washington and Alexandria in foreground. Includes index of military positions with regiment names. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 678 Stephenson. Cartography of northern... more

Alexandria, Va.

Alexandria, Va.

Photograph shows bird's-eye view of the city.

Outskirts of Alexandria, Va.

Outskirts of Alexandria, Va.

No. B1216. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

View on Bull Run, crossing of Orange and Alexandria railroad

View on Bull Run, crossing of Orange and Alexandria railroad

No. B161. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Sailors on Russian frigate "Osliaba," harbor of Alexandria, Va.

Sailors on Russian frigate "Osliaba," harbor of Alexandria, Va.

Photograph showing Russian sailors standing on the deck of their ship. No. 210. Inscribed on item: [Gen. Haupt & wife attended a reception given by the admiral]. Title from item.

Marshall House, Alexandria, Va. Scene of death of Col. Ellsworth

Marshall House, Alexandria, Va. Scene of death of Col. Ellsworth

No. 1278. Title from item. Mounted with two other photographs with general caption: Marshall House, Alex., Va. & Col. Ellsworth. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Eastern view of round house and depot, Orange & Alexandria Railroad

Eastern view of round house and depot, Orange & Alexandria Railroad

Photograph shows a locomotive moving away from the roundhouse at the Orange & Alexandria railroad yard in Alexandria, Virginia. Telegraph wire insulators on utility pole in foreground. No. 104. Title from item.

View on Pope's Head, near burnt bridge, Orange & Alexandria Railroad

View on Pope's Head, near burnt bridge, Orange & Alexandria Railroad

Photograph shows two men sitting on and close by a fallen tree over Pope's Head Creek in Clifton, Virginia near a destroyed railroad bridge on the Orange and Alexandria Railroad.

Quartermaster's Wharf, Alexandria, Va.

Quartermaster's Wharf, Alexandria, Va.

Photograph shows a group of horses at the wharf. No. B754. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[Two sketches: fort opposite Alexandria, 1861; opposite Ft. Scott on Potomac]

[Two sketches: fort opposite Alexandria, 1861; opposite Ft. Scott on P...

Title devised from inscription above and below image. Formerly Waud no. C-12. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.939) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Fairfax Seminary, near Alexandria, Va.

Fairfax Seminary, near Alexandria, Va.

No. B1143. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Ellsworth. Memorial Col. E.E. Ellsworth, the patriot martyr. The Marshall house, Alexandria, Va. Francis E. Brownell, the avenger of Ellsworth.

Ellsworth. Memorial Col. E.E. Ellsworth, the patriot martyr. The Marsh...

Photographs show Colonel Elmer Ellsworth of Field and Staff, 11th New York Infantry Regiment; Marshall House at the corner of King and Pitt Streets, Alexandria, Virginia, the scene of the assassination of Col. ... more

Proclamation! Headquarters, Alexandria, Va., May 26, 1861. Special orders No. L. Capt. Whittelsey, First Michigan infantry, is detailed for duty as Provost Marshal of this city ... Cll. O. B. Willcox. Headquarters, Alexandria, May 26, 1861. Orde

Proclamation! Headquarters, Alexandria, Va., May 26, 1861. Special ord...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 187, Folder 9.

Slave Pen, Alexandria, Va.

Slave Pen, Alexandria, Va.

Interior. Address: 1315 Duke St., Alexandria, Virginia. Full stereo, The War for the Union. Photographic History (No. 2298). This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: V... more

Slave Pen, Alexandria, Va.

Slave Pen, Alexandria, Va.

Exterior, African American woman standing in foreground. Address: 1315 Duke St., Alexandria, Virginia.

Embankment near Union Mills Station, Orange & Alexandria Railroad

Embankment near Union Mills Station, Orange & Alexandria Railroad

Photograph showing two men sitting on and close by a fallen tree over Pope's Head Creek in Clifton, Virginia near a destroyed railroad bridge on the Orange and Alexandria Railroad. No. 127. Inscribed on item: T... more

Soldier's Cemetery, Alexandria, Va.

Soldier's Cemetery, Alexandria, Va.

No. 4451. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Freedman's Barracks, Alexandria, Va.

Freedman's Barracks, Alexandria, Va.

Photograph shows a group of freedmen and women standing in front of the barracks. No. B350. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Mansion House, Alexandria, Va.

Mansion House, Alexandria, Va.

Photograph shows a group of people gathered in front of a building used as a hospital in the 100 block of North Fairfax Street between King Street and Cameron Street.

Fort Ellsworth, near Alexandria, Va.

Fort Ellsworth, near Alexandria, Va.

No. B542. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Mansion House Hospital, Alexandria, Virginia

Mansion House Hospital, Alexandria, Virginia

No. 1290. Title from item. Hand written on verso: "Miller, vol. 7, pg. 233". Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Battery Rodgers, Potomac River, near Alexandria

Battery Rodgers, Potomac River, near Alexandria

No. 143. Title from item. Hand written on verso: Miller, vol. V, p. 87. Hand written on verso: also BH825-16. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

View from the breastworks of Fort Sedgwick, called by the rebel soldiers "Fort Hell"

View from the breastworks of Fort Sedgwick, called by the rebel soldie...

Stereograph showing long wooden spikes, chevaux-de-frise, extending from the fortifications of Fort Sedgwick, Petersburg, Virginia.

Death of Col. Ellsworth After hauling down the rebel flag, at the taking of Alexandria, Va., May 24th 1861 / / Brownell ; Jackson.

Death of Col. Ellsworth After hauling down the rebel flag, at the taki...

Colonel Ellsworth shot as he descends a stairway carrying a flag by a Rebel sympathizer who is confronted by a Zouave carrying a rifle fixed with bayonet.

Quartermaster's corrall (i.e. corral), near Alexandria, Va.

Quartermaster's corrall (i.e. corral), near Alexandria, Va.

No. 1291. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Fort Lyon, near Alexandria, Virginia

Fort Lyon, near Alexandria, Virginia

The map shows a close up drawing of Fort Lyon located on Eagle Hill in Alexandria, Virginia. Shows the fort's defenses, including abatis, ditches, salients, sally port, and bomb proof. NOTE: Researchers will b... more