Thomas Jefferson Papers
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James Dinsmore to Thomas Jefferson, 18 November 1818

From James Dinsmore

Nov 18. 1818

Sir

from the best Calculation mr Perry & my Self Can make we find that a Square of Hart Pine Shingling, all expences Included, viz. timber, getting, Hauling Putting on, Nails &c Cannot at Present be done for less than ten Dollars—with Respect

Jas Dinsmore

RC (ViU: TJP); written on a small scrap; dateline at foot of text; addressed: “Mr Jefferson.”

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  • Perry, John M.; as builder for Central College–University of Virginia search
  • Virginia, University of; Construction and Grounds; building costs search
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