Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Norborne Ratcliffe, 26 March 1819

Richmond March 26h 1819

Dr Sir

I drop you a few lines relitive to the brick work which is To be set by your self I have been cuming on in this place betwen two & three years in the corse of that time I have com pleated I be leave as good Jobs as ever wos executed in this place & should be glad to be come the undertaker of a small quanity of this work I will say one hundred & thousen This quantity I will agree to make & lay at the price of fifteen Dollars Per thousen or if the bricks is made by a separate contract & every thing delivered on the spot I will lay them at the price of three Dollars per thousen arches to be a conciderred a ceperate charge in ether of my proposals brick making I am well act-quated with & dou a shore you if I become and undertaker of any part of this work will use every, exertion to give Satefactaon to the parties let me hear from you amedeately and I will come on amedealy to the plase & bring Satisfactory recommendations as it respects the performance of the work

Yours with respect—

Norborne Ratcliffe


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