Historical Sketches of the Ten Miles Square Forming the District of Columbia ..
by Elliot, Jonathan
Washington DC: J. Elliot Jr., 1830. Hardcover. Very good condition. Title continues: with a picture of Washington, describing objects of general interest or curiosity at the metropolis of the Union: also, a description of the river Potomac--its fish and wild fowl; the proposed route and plan, of the Chesapeake and Ohio canal, from Georgetown to Pittsburgh; and an account of Mount Vernon : Together with public documents and statistical facts, touching the affairs of the District. Contents include Indian History, Presidential Proclamation of 1791, soil & climate, the Potomac, the Capitol, the President's House, other points of interest, Arlington, Mt. Vernon, tomb of Washington, Chesapeake & Ohio Canal, US Law, Charter of Washington, Corporation Laws, Index.16mo, 554pp. Bound in modern brown gilt faux leather. Gilt title at spine. Signature at ffep, Roberta Kerr Elliot, a bit of scattered fox spotting.
(Inventory #: 22227)
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