Thomas Jefferson Papers

Report from John Lenthall, 9 July 1803

Report from John Lenthall

Stone work done to the South wing of the

Capitol July 5th to the 9th 1803

— Rough Stone —

To the South & West fronts about 47 Perches

Part of the time employed in erecting Scaffolds fixing Machinary for Setting the Cut Stone &c &c—

— Cut Stone —

Set in South front, of Ashler 60 feet run.

of Base blocks, rung. Measure 91 feet

Ashler Courses 12 Inches thick

Base Block—13 Inches do

for B H Latrobe

Jno Lenthall

MS (DLC); in Lenthall’s hand and signed by him; endorsed by TJ: “Capitol. July 5. to 9. 03.”

Index Entries