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.|
|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 Masons||nov & Decem||495.||73|
|Clarke & Weirick||150.||00||painting &c roof P. Ho.|
|Wm. Nevill||about||470.||for foundation stone|
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|
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.