Thomas Jefferson Papers

Notes on Work to be Done by James Dinsmore, 24 September 1804

Sep. 24. 04.

work to be done by mr. Dinsmore.

finish the Dome room.
double the door of the cellar under the tea-room.
do the gutturs of the house with sheet iron.
h hang the sashes of all the windows.
a. finish base & caps & architravs of Hall & parlour
put up the Venetian blinds from Washington
a. remodel the 2. pr sash doors of the parlour. the outer new folding doors to be made of pine, the partition do. of mahogany
h. put up the outerfold of all the window shutters that they may be ready for the painter.
a. put up the ballastrade of the gallery in the hall.
b. do the stairs & staircases.
e. base & Cape of the Dome externel
d Ballastrade on the roof of the house
c. build the S. W. Portico.
Parlour & Hall floors
f. entableture of N.W. piazza
g. N.W. Pavilion externl & internl
Chinese railing on terras of house
green house.


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