John Clark’s Invoice for Services, with Jefferson’s Approval
|The Commonwealth To John Clark Dr|
|To a large table for the Council Chamber||2–15–0||old|
|To alterations in the State house||0- 2–6||prices|
|To Altering the table in the Council Chamber||0- 4–0|
|To Mending a press with books Pr. Mr. Beckley||0– 5–0|
|To Mending a table for the Clerks Pr. Do.||0–10–0|
|To 2 Days work at the Pallice Council Chamber &c||10–0|
|To 100 Brads for Do.||1–0|
|To Repairing a Cabinet for His Excellency’s Pallace||1- 2–6|
|At the preisent price of provisions £350.1|
In Council Dec. 22. 1780.
The within services were performed at our requisition, except the two articles for Mr. Beckley of which we know nothing.
Tabular MS (Vi); endorsed (in more than one hand): “Feb. 5th. 1781 John Clark £550. Contingent Exd.” TJ’s note, in his own hand, is on verso. There is a separate note accompanying this paper reading as follows: “I certify that Mr. Clarke at my request repaired a Desk containing Books & papers of the General Assembly that got injured in removing it from Williamsburg; he also repaired one and altered another table for the use of the Assembly at my instance. J Beckley. 4th: January 1781.”
1. This and the calculations below were added in the auditor’s office.