Richmond Octr. 20th. 06.
I have to aske the favor of you to inform me What was the cost of the Sheat-Iron Square or Tunn, Which you had your Tarass-roofe coverd with: Am Desird by Doctr. Brokenbrough to give an estimate of a roofe coverd in that manner: also one with the gutters of Iron and Tops of ridges shingled—This done with Shingles and a gutter sheat onley, I have estimated @ 25 Dollars square
Your Moast Fathful And Obt. Servt.
[Notation by TJ on verso:]
|1st.||bent & painted||265.||per ton|
|2d.||bent & painted||265.||per ton|
|3d.||do per||18.||per square|
MHi: Coolidge Collection.