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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.04400
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0091] September-October 1789 
Title Estimate for building a house from Samuel Vaughan to Henry Knox
Date 29 October 1789
Author Vaughan, Samuel, Jr. (fl. 1769-1796)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence; Business and financial document
Content Description Sends Knox an "Estimate of the Expense of a House in the Eastern Country ... " States that "it is not an exact statement of such a one as you propose, but is sufficient to give a rough guess." Goes on to list all of the supplies to build a house, including lumber with dimensions, nails, shingles and stones with their prices.
Subjects Revolutionary War General  Building Construction  Finance  
People Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Vaughan, Samuel, Jr. (fl. 1769-1796)  
Place written New York, New York
Theme Industry; Merchants & Commerce
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859