Coming into the city : essays on early Washington, D.C., commemorating the bicentennial of the Federal government's arrival in 1800 / from the editors of Washington history, magazine of The Historical Society of Washington, D.C
"Washington history, volume 12, number 1, Spring/Summer 2000"
Kenneth R. Bowling, guest editor.
A foreboding shadow : newspaper celebration of the Federal government's arrival / Kenneth R. Bowling -- The local impact of the War Office fire / Elaine C. Everly -- Imagining Washington : monuments and nation building in the early capitol / Rubil Morales-Vazquez -- "To sell their birthright for a mess of pottage" : the origins of D.C. governance and the Organic Act of 1801 / William C. DiGiacomantonio -- Washington's "Federal City," Jefferson's "federal town" / C.M. Harris -- "Queen Dolley" saves Washington City / Catherine Allgor -- Moving to the seat of government : "temporary inconveniences and privations" / Pamela Scott -- The city of Washington in 1800 : a new map / Don A. Hawkins -- Chronicle of a British diplomat : the first year in the "Washington wilderness" / Marilyn K. Parr -- Making the most of an opportunity : slaves and the Catholic Church in early Washington / Mary Beth Corrigan -- Remembering the ladies : women, etiquette and diversions in Washington City, 1800-1814 / Cynthia D. Earman -- A census of early boardinghouses / Cynthia D. Earman -- William Prout: Capitol Hill's community builder / Ruth Ann Overbeck and Lucinda P. Janke