A Bill of Work done for Elijah Arnold by Henry H. Downing, Spring 1816

From Downing vs Arnold, CR-SC-H, 1821. I.D.: 90-17 (probably a King George County Property)
Work S d
To sawing 790 feet @ 18 pr ? 7 2 2
To hewing 17 sleepers 16 feet long & Blazed @1 0 6 9
To 1940 feet framging at 6/ pr sqrs 5 16 4
to 60 feet weather @ 6/ (G. End) 0 3 7
To Jamming & Casing 2 windows, 12 lights, each 11/ 0 11 0
Jaming & Casing plain outside door 8/ 0 8 0
Jaming & Casing 4 light window 3/ 0 3 0
Getting & working out 36 feetbox & cornice? 1 7 0
505 feet weather boarding W. side @7/6 sqr 1 17 10
226 feet weatherboarding end @7/6 sqr 0 17 0
1 end door toward kitchen casing 16 feet @ 1/ pr foot 0 16 0
1 window 11 feet in same room @14d 0 12 10
1 window 11 feet in same room @1/ 0 11 0
Casing on one side door & jaming 16 feet @ 10d 0 13 4
Getting out double architrave for door @3d 0 4 0
2 outside doors, Jamed & cased, 16 feet 6d 0 16 0
2 outside doors double architrave got out & not put up half price 16/ 0 16 0
Jaming & casing 2 windows 12 lights each @ 6ft 0 11 0
66 feet dressing joists @ 3/ pr hd 0 2 0
50 feet wash Boards, caping & molding @ 8d 1 13 4
1 stair case $10 3 0 0
528 feet hewing logs on 2 sides @ 3 pr ft 4 15 0
240 feet upper floor planing one side 18/ sqr 2 3 13
116 feet upper floor planed both sides @21/ 1 4 4
Ripping 240 feet flooring planks @ 3/ 0 7 3
45 feet wash board, chair bord, capping & molding @ 8d 1 10 0
Carried forward 38 8 12
       
16 feet casing, jambing & molding upt stair door @ 6d pr ft 0 8 0
4 windows, 12 lights each, jamed, cased outside 44 feet @ 6d 1 2 0
1 door jamed & cased coutside 16 feet @ 6d 0 8 0
226 feet joist in Garrett @ 18/ 2 6 8
dressing Garrett @ 3/ pr Hd 0 6 10
56 feet Box & cornice @ 1/ 4 4 0
54 feet double corner board @ 4d 0 18 0
60 feet weatherboarding at G. End @ 7/6 0 4 6
748 feet framing roof & G. ends @ 6/ 2 6 10
672 feet shingleing @ 10/6 3 10 7
Jointing & Rounding 5600 shingles @ 9d 2 10 4
Sawing down 5 corners of 2 S. houses @ 12/ 3 0 0
48 feet Barge Bordg @ 2d 0 8 0
6 days halling timber out bogs? @ 6/ 1 16 0
325 shingles got jointed & rounded 0 10 6
96 lights sash @ 9d 3 12 0
Sawing out 8 12 light windows and 2 doors 3 3 0
Sawing & chinking 2 doors @ 7/6 0 15 0
13 Square lathing old body @ 1/6 0 19 6
4 Drip bords @ 3 0 12 0
Venetian Blinds $10 (for the whole) 3 0 0
Raising House & Taring old roof @ 18/ 0 18 0
Making work bench & finding timbers 9/ 0 9 0
  75 17 0
Single & double archatrives worked out and not put up outside of House 4 19 2
  80 16 2
450 feet sealing @ 15/ 3 7 6
  84 3 8
For the Mill house $  
4518 feet framing @9/ 67 77  
1642 feet hewing @ 1 34 20  
811 feet rough tongued & Flooring @12/ 16 22  
Nailing on (Shingles) 1730 @ 1/6 4 34  
Making window in G. End 3/ 0 50  
Hewing & Barking 16 rafters @ 9d 2 0  
Casing & filling door & window 18/ 3 0  
dressing 2 girders @ 2/ Hds 4 0  
100 feet Tongued & grooved flooring planed 12/6 2 0  
546 feet rough flooring only jointed @ 9 8 19  
Making mill door &c 4 0  
30 feet Barge bords @ 2d 0 84  
44 feet double corner bords @ 4d 2 43  
1261 feet weather bording @ 4 pr 9 46  
198 feet weather Cypheres bording inch plank @ 10 pr 3 48  
Clearing End of Mill House 12/ 2 0  
(Total) $164 51  


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