Thomas Jefferson Papers

Alexander Hepburn: Bill for Materials for Grist Mill, ca. 1819-1820, 1819

Bill of Huing for Gris Mill

to 2 Sills 18 feet long 12 by 14

to 2 D  11 feet long 12 by 14

to 2 D  11 feet long 10 by 10

to 2 Meabbums 18 feet long 11 by 18

to 3 Posts 8 feet long 11 by 14

to 3 D  8 feet long 11 by 12

to 2 D  9 feet long 10 by 10

to 2 D  14 feet long 10 by 10

to 1 Spursill 8 feet long 10 by 15

to 2 D  8 feet long 10 by 10

to 2 Headbloks 4 feet long 12 by 17

to 6 Braces 7 feet long 7 by 8

to 1 Bridgtree 11 feet long 10 by 12

to 1 Shaft 18 feet long 27 Inches in Diameter 16 Squre

to 1 D  9 feet long 20 I in Diam 12 Squre

Machein

to 1 Shaft 12 feet long 20 Inches in Diam 16 Squre

to 1 D  16 feet long 18 Inches in Diamete 12 Squre

Huing for Penstock

to 3 Sills 18 feet long 13 by 15 White Oak–
to 2 Sills 24 feet long 13 by 15
to 3 Caps 18 feet long 12 by 12
to 4 Posts 8 feet long 15 by 15
to 10 Posts 8 feet long 10 by 12
to 6 Braces 8 feet long 7 by 9

Bill for Gris Mill

to 9 Carts 12 feet long 5 by 17 } to be Sesod
to 9 Facing 10 feet long 4 by 16
to 5 Armes may be of oak 11 feet long 4 by 14
to 4 Armes may be oak 10 feet long 4 by 12
to 12 Planks 12 feet long 2 by 14
these 5 articles may be left for the last to be sawed by our own saw mill { to 9 S[. . .] may be oak 13 feet long 4 by 17
to 9 Armes may be oak 15 feet long 4 by 10
to 18 Buckitplank 16 feet long 1⅛ by 17
to 18 Soling plank 16 feet long 1¼ by 14
to 18 Elbapieces 16 feet long 3 by 2½
to 400 of Plank 14 feet long 1½ by 12

Bill for Wheat Machein

to 5 Carts 14 feet long 4½ by 17
to 5 Facing 11 feet long 3½ by 17
to 3 Carts 11 feet long 3½ by 15
to 3 Facing 8 feet long 3 by 12
to 5 Armes 12 feet long 3½ by 12 } may be oak, or pine
to 3 Armes 6 feet long 3½ by 10
to 1 Drumshaft 10 feet long 13 by 13 Black Gum
to 2 Feeders 7 feet long 9 by 9 Post Oak

for Saw Mill

to 6 Waypeces 14 feet long 5 by 6

to 3 Carts 12 feet long 4½ by 12 Oak

to 15 Buckets 8 feet long 1½ by 5 Oak

for Gris Mill

to 190 Cogs 16 Inckes long 4½ by 3½

to 70 Rounds 19 Inches long 3 by 3 hickory. not taking more than 3. cuts from a tree.

for Machine

to 220 Cogs 14 Inches long 4 by 3

to 60 Cogs 12 Inches long 3 by 2½

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