Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from E.W. Hudnall, 26 March 1819

Buckingham County 26th March 1819


Your advertisement in the Richmond Inquirer has induced me as one of the machanic’s noticed in that appeal to submit my prices to your consideration. I shall include the materials and their freight in my prices, also provisions For plain painting per square yard for each coat. 12 ½ Cents. and in all admeasurement the painting will be by girt measure.

For Fansy painting such as Mahogany, Marble Satin Woods, Stone colour &c. 75 Cents per sqr yard. Venetian blinds will be by the pair & the price will depend on the size

For Glazing 10 by 12 for each light 10. Cents
" Ditto 12 .. 14 " " " 12½
" " 14 .. 16 " " " 17
" " 16 .. 24 " " " 25

Tho Glass must be of the proper size, or I shall charge 2 Cents for ever light I cut & if cut all round or circular 4 Cents. You will please address me at New Canton. My character as a painter and Glazier, will if necessary be laid before you by the following Gentlemen (who will vouch for the neatness of my execution and the promtitude of my dispatch) Viz. Littlebury Moon of Scottsville. Charles Irving & George Booker Esq of Buckingham, Alexander Brent of Cumberland, & Wm Parking Sheriff of Buckingham

Very Respectfully

E. W. Hudnall


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