Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Dabney Cosby to Nelson Barksdale, 29 March 1819

Charlottesville March 29—19

Dr Sir,

I propose Making & Laying from 2 to 3 Hundred Thousand Bricks for the University of Virg. at the following rates Viz.

For place brick $ 6. per
Lime unslacked from } $ 8.—
Augusta per Busl 50 Cts
Sand from secretarys ford
per Busl 8 Cts.
Workmanshep per $3.50
For oil stock per $25. $14 per

Sand do do 20. the same proportion as to workmanship & materials as above

Yr Obt Sert

Dabney Cosby


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