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Plan of the city intended for the permanent seat of the government of t[he] United States

Pierre Charles L"Enfant

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 ... permanent seat on the bank of the Potowmac"

by Pierre Charles L"Enfant

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Published by LIBRARY OF CONGRESS .
Written in English


The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL11553499M
ISBN 100844406937
ISBN 109780844406930

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Plan of the city intended for the permanent seat of the government of t[he] United States by Pierre Charles L"Enfant Download PDF EPUB FB2

Title 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 the sixteenth day of July, MDCCXC, "establishing the permanent seat on the bank of the Potowmac": [Washington D.C.].

Pierre Charles L'Enfant (French: [pjɛʁ ʃɑʁl lɑ̃fɑ̃]; August 2, – J ), self-identified as Peter Charles L'Enfant while living in the United States, was a French-American military engineer who designed the basic plan for Washington, D.C.

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On this date, President George Washington signed into law the Permanent Seat of Government Act, which established the location of the new federal city. On July 9, the House approved the relocation of the federal government by a vote of 32 to The bill stated that the new federal district, “not exceeding ten miles square be located as hereafter directed on the river Potomac, at some.

Plan of Washington, D.C. According to a notation on Pierre (Peter) Charles L'Enfant's "Plan of the city intended for the permanent seat of the government of the United States " (see L'Enfant Plan), Andrew Ellicott measured a prime meridian (longitude 0°0') through the future site of the U.S.

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