Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson’s Memoranda on Tin and Planking Needed, ca. 1819-1821, 1819

Area of house 6096. sq.f
deduct flat top at 1080
5016 = 50 squares

50. sq. require 33. boxes of tin = 429.D.

each pavilion 500.sq.f = 5 square

the 2. will require 7. boxes tin = 91.D

the dome (excludg lead & plinths) 13.sq = [. . .] boxes

 
plank wanting 1300 f 23 f long } heart. 1.I. think
for terrasses 200 f 11 f no matter width.
1500
for N Pavilion 324 f 18 f. long } flooring 1½I
for Green house 250 f 12 f long

700.f. ¾I think. lengths 18.f or 12f. heart. mill

ViFreJM.

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