Thomas Jefferson Papers
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# II. Table of Estimates

 Estimate on the scale of 200. cells and 340. f. diam. of area on the scale of 144. cells & 245. f. diam. of Area. Quantity Dollars Quantity Dollars Bricks. Arcade 1120. feet running measure (for an internal area of 340. f. diam.) 386,000. 278,208 106. cross arches, of half a brick thick. 10,600 7,800 108. vaults at mid height of the Piazza, half a brick thick. 38,016 27,360 200. vaults of upper & lower cells. a brick length in thickness 216,000. 155,520 at 15. Doll. per thousand, as all the work is difficult. 650,616 9,759. 468,888. 7,032. Stone work. front wall of the cells. 1232. f. running measure back wall of do. 1280. 106. cross walls. 1060 3572. × 2 f. thickness & 23 f. height = 164,312. cub. feet which divided by 25. gives in perch 6 572. perch add 3d. story of the 2. houses 342. at 2. Doll. the perch 6 914. 13,828 4,978 9,956 Fossé. below backwall 8 f.× 1280. and the outer wall 19. f.× 1440.× 2 =75,200. cub. feet 3 008. 6,016. Digging- cubic yards digging @ 1/8 Doll. pr. yard 10,000. cub. yds 1,250 Plaistering Square yards. 10,000. sq. yards 7,200. sq. yds Paving. brickbats equivalent to whole bricks & laying them @ 5. D. pr. M 126,000. bricks 630. 90,000. bricks 450. Slating. squares of 100. f. @ 12. D. the square (London price) 400. squares 4,800 288. squares 3,456 Roof. joists, rafters, sheeting & putting up @ 3 1/3 Doll. per hundred sq. feet 80,000. sq. feet 2,666 57,600. sq. f. 1,920. Flooring. plank floors @ 3 1/3 Doll. per square 50. squares 166. 36. squares 120. 15. pannel doors & 22. sash windows 277 200 200. sash doors @ 7 1/2 Doll. 200. doors 1 500. 144. doors 1080. 200 iron grated doors 6 1/2 by 2 1/2 f. 120. ℔ each @ 1/8 Doll. 200. doors 3 000. 144. doors 2,160 2000. f. of stove pipes + 300. f. of sheet iron tubes for privies 2300. f. 575. 1 656. f. 414 44,467.1 26,788. If the smaller scale should be adopted, on returning to me the draught and this paper, I will furnish a new drawing on the scale adopted. It need occasion only one fortnight’s delay. It would be well to accompany them with the notes and observations of intelligent workmen, that what is now defective may be known and supplied.

(: Executive Papers); entirely in TJ’s hand.

1TJ mistakenly placed this total at the foot of the first column.