Thomas Jefferson Papers

Memorandum re Painting at Monticello, 2 December 1804

2 Dec. 1804

a very loose estimate of the painting to be done

at Monticello.

yds
Parlour 25 } 180. at 4. coats 720
Hall 28
Ding. Room 22
Tea Room 14
Chamber 18
Dome 33
8. bedrooms 40
externl. entabl. 130. at 4. coats 520
roof 750. 1. coat & cement. 3000
4240
1. lb giving 1. coat to 10. yards will require 424.
to ever Cwt 3. galls. oil 127  galls. oil
2. galls. turpentine 85. galls. turpentine
lb
424  white lead unground @ 13. D. Cwt 55.12
127. galls. linseed oil @ 1.20 142.40
85. do. spirits turpentine @ .50 42.50
240.02

6 books of gold leaf wanting.


Michael Roberts 87. Chesnut

Zane Wm. & co. 23. S. 2d.

MHi: Coolidge Collection.

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