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Account of Public Expenditures, 31 August 1803

Account of Public Expenditures

Expenditures on the Streets in July 1803
Overseers & Labourers wages in June $763.71
 Lumber for trunks &c 53.58
Ironmongery, Blacksmiths work & other small articles 40.94
$858.23
Expenditures on Streets in August 1803
For Overseers & Labourers wages $672.41
Lumber for bridges & trunks 54.77
Carpenters work on Do. 109.92
Bricklayers Do. on Do. and } 64.77
Bricks & Lime for an Arch
Ds. 901.87
Expenditures on the Capitol in July 1803
For Lime & hauling it to the building $267.66
Mason, Carpenters & Labourers wages for June 828.59
Foundation Stone & hauling it (on Acct.) 662.75
Sand 104.40
 
Nails 46.55
Lumber 171.40
George Blagdin for freestone work, on acct, 1,500   
H. B. Latrobe for Salary & materials to be } 641.66
   Accounted for
Sundry small articles 21.75
Ds 4,244.76
Expenditures on Capitol in August 1803
Wages of Masons, Carpenters, Labourers &c
      for month of July—*
} $1024.92
George Blagdin on Acct. freestone work 2,000.00
Cordage 81.45
Putlogs 10.50
Oznaburgs 37.27
$3,154.14
Foundation Stone 240.08
roll Labourers (omitted in the above*) 564.33
$3,958.55

N.B. the wages of workmen & Labourers for August are not included in the above the rolls not being returned—some small payts. on Acct. have been made

Expenditures on the Presidents house in July & August 1803
For Well $117.40
reparing pump 16.33
Hardware 102.32
Lead 201.30
Plaistering 80.50
Lumber 156.24
Stone at north front door & Cutting it 5.33
Ds  679.42

MS (DLC); undated, entirely in Munroe’s hand.

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