Thomas Jefferson Papers

Report from John Lenthall, 18 June 1803

Report from John Lenthall

Rough Stone & Brick work done to the

South Wing of the Capitol June 13th. to 18th. 1803

— South front —
Cubc feet
Stone work excluding extra labor to the } 1695
Cellar Windows—about
Bricks laid in do about 1000
— East front —
Stone work &c, as above 713
Bricks laid in do—1500 2408
Perches     98
Whole Amt. of Bricks laid in the Reversed Arches 37,598
Whole Amt of Bricks in the internal Arches 14,964
Whole Tale 52,562
Customary allowance for wast. 10/100 say 6/100 =   3153
for B H Latrobe

Jno Lenthall

NB there are 480 Bricks yet to lay, in the two large Reversed Arches, East and West fronts, included in the above Statement—

MS (DLC); in Lenthall’s hand and signed by him; endorsed by TJ: “Capitol. June 18. 1803.”

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