Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Thomas Munroe, 4 February 1805

T Munroe’s best respects & sends for the Presidents signature a blank requisition, together with a rough Sketch of outstanding claims against the public buildings—Some of those to whom the $2374 are due are, doubtless much more needy than the others, but It will probably not be an easy matter to avoid murmuring if a discrimination be made—

Monday 4 feb. 1805.

Claims against the public buildings

John Haydock $240. for work & expenses at stone quarries in Virga.
Jno. Weaver 37. 82 Ditto
Simeon Mead 41. 25 Carpenters work
James Martin 37. Blacksmiths work
George L. Claire 129. 30 for Sand deld at Capl.
Thomas Taylor 112. 46 hauling stone from wharf
roll Labourers Decem 173. 47
Ditto Novem 487. 82
roll Masons nov & Decem 495. 73
Clarke & Weirick 150. 00 painting &c roof P. Ho.
Wm. Nevill about 470. for foundation stone
2,374. 85

all the claimants above mentioned have been very urgent; most of them, I believe, are much in want of their money—.

In addition to the above there is some due to Contractors for freestone—viz

Cooke & Brent 1000. } who say they are very desirous of getting their money, but is presumable they can wait without much inconvenience, if the president should not chuse to draw, at this time, as much money from the Treasury as all outstanding debts Amt to
R & W Stewart 1250.
James M. Robertson 1500 
and other persons for sundries about 500 
2374. 85
6624. 85

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