Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson: Estimates re. University of Virginia, 1820 or later, 1820

Memorandum of the expence of one Range of dormitories done with wood—99. feet long—

4972 feet heart pine scantling @ 5$ = $.248 =60
23–m. shingles 22. In long @ 4$= 72
timber for Do—@ $1.25/100 pr. m. 28  75
hauling scantling 10. miles 18. days @ 5$ = 90
hauling shingles 11. days @ 5$ = 55 .
{ 38 Squares framing Roof in cludeing guttering Joist @ 5.50/100$ = } 209
1008 feet Runing Shingling Ridges @ .20/100 201 –60. $904. 95/100
difference between Sheet Iron & wood 295. 93
$1200. 88
done with Sheet Iron
2756 feet. heart pine scantling @ 5$ = 137 .80
hauling scantling 10 miles 10. days @ 5$ = 50
38. Squares framing Roof. @ 4$ = 152
{ 38. Squars of Sheet Iron will Cost 18$ the Squar— } 684
{ bending and putting on 38 Squars. of Sheet Iron at $4.66/100 pr Square = } 177  8 $1200. 88

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