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Thomas Jefferson: Bill for a grist mill, After 7 Aug. 1819, 7 August 1819

pieces breadth thick long Sawing Mr Hepburn’s bill
for Grist mill. 9 17 5 12 f Cants for Grist mill. } to be seasoned.
9 16 4 10 facings.
12 14 2 10 .
5 14 4 11 . Arms } may be of oak.
4 . 12 4 10 Arms
30 12 1 ½ 14 planks sq.f. 9
  1071– 10
9 17 4 13 shrouds, may be oak. } these may be the last sawed, and by our own saw-mill.
18 17 1 16 bricket planks.
18 14 1 ¼ 16 soaling planks.
9 10 4 15 Arms. may be oak.
18 3 2 ½ 16 . elbow pieces.— 1295– 3
        190. cogs.  by  16.I. long } hiccory, not taking more than 3. cuts from a tree.
         70. rounds 3.I. sq. 19.I. long
saw mill 6   6 5   14   way pieces.
3 . 12 4 ½ 12 Cants. oak. sq.f 9
15   5 1 ½ 8   buckets oak. 176– 6
         
Threshing machine 5 17 4 ½ 14 cants.
5 17 3 ½ 11 facings
3 15 3 ½ 11 cants
3 12 3 8 facings.
5 12 3 ½ 12 arms } may be oak or pine. sq.f 9
3 10 3 ½ 6 arms 397– 9
1   13 13   10   drum shaft. black gum.
2 9 9 7 feeders. post oak.
        220. cogs. 4. by 3. 14.I. long
         60. cogs. 3. by  12.I. long
pieces breadth thick long Hewing
Grist mill. 2 14 12 18 . sills 78
2 14 12 11 do  
2 14 . 12 . 11 do [i.e. 2. 14. 12. 11.] 47 –8
2 10 10 11 do 36 –8
2 18 11 18 meabbeams 87 .
3 14 11 8 posts 50 .
3 12 11 8 do 46
2 10 10 9 do 30
2 10 10 14 do 46
1 . 15 10 8 spursill. 17
2 10 10 8 do 27
2 17 12 4 headblocks 120
6 8 7 7 braces 53
1 . 12 . 10 1 bridge tree 20 558.4
1 27 . diam. 18 . shaft. 16 square 120 –Mr Jefferson
1   20 . diam 9   do 12 square 45
           
threshing machine 1   20 . diam. 12   shaft. 16. square. 60
1   18 . diam. 16   do 12. square. 72
          297 297
Penstock 5   [. . .]   [. . .]   18   sills. 210Monticello.
2 [. . .] [. . .] 24 do 112
3 [. . .] [. . .] 18 caps. 54
4 15 15 8 posts. 80
10 12 10 8 do 146 8
6 9 7 8 braces 64     656
          1214 x 2 = 2428
          2725

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