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For architraves over column, per lineal foot, stock and cutting....

$37 00 Architraves over antæ, per lineal foot, stock and cutting 11 00 For balustrade, per lineal foot, stock and cutting

35 38 For column capitals, including stock and cutting, for each capital....

820 00 For ante capitals, including stock and cutting, for each.. 220 00 For base to column, including stock and cutting, each base 200 00 For base to antæ, including stock and cutting, each base. 64 00 For columns in three pieces, including stock and cutting, for each column..

1,591 00 For columns in one piece, stock and cutting ....

2,546 00 For steps, per lineal foot, including stock and cutting

1 80 Platforms, not more than 3 feet wide, per superficial foot. 1 00

For all over 3 feet to increase 4 cents per additional inch; for stock under 30 feet, 60 cents per cubic foot; to increase three-fourths of one cent per foot for all over 30 feet; for stones more than three times their thickness in width, add 4 cents per inch for additional width; for No. 1 cutting, 90 cents per foot; No. 2 cutting, 75 cents; No. 3 cutting, 60 cents; No. 4 cutting, 45 cents; for beds, builds, and ends, 28 cents per foot; for channels and rebates, not more than 2 by 4 inches, $1 for fine, 50 cents for rough cut, per foot; add for curves or circular work 50 per cent. to the quality of work they are cut of. Very respectfully,

0. F. ROGERS & CO. Hon. JAMES GUTHRIE, Secretary of the Treasury.

[P. G. W.]

RICHMOND, August 25, 1855. Proposals by W. J. McCloy & Co. for furnishing the granite for the exterior walls of the south wing of the extension of the Treasury Department building, wrought, fitted, and delivered in a proper state to put into the building: Cornice, per foot in length, including cost of stock, freight, and workmanship ....

$33 00 Architrave over columns, including cost of stock, freight, and workmanship, (if in 3 pieces, $341).

43 00 Architrave over antæ, including cost of stock, freight, and workmanship..

20 00 Capitals of columns each, including cost of stock, freight, and workmanship...

800 00 Capitals of antæ each, including cost of stock, freight, and workmanship....

170 00 Bases of antæ each, including cost of stock, freight, and workmanship...

98 00 Bases of columns each, including cost of stock, freight, and workmanship...

295 00

Shafts of columns, in 1 piece, including cost of stock. freight, and workmanship....

$2,500 00 Shafts of columns, in 3 or more pieces, including cost of stock, freight, and workmanship..

2,500 00 Plain steps, with a cross section of 1 foot 7 inches by 6.1

to 8 inches per foot in length, including cost of stock, freight, and workmanship.. ...

1 75 Platforms, 3 feet wide, length not exceeding 10 feet, in

cluding stock, freight, and workmanship, per superficial foot of surface seen.

1 75 For any greater width than 3 feet up to 8, an increase of

price, per superficial foot, for each additional 3 inches

of width, of 5 per cent. The stock in all stones, whose contents do not exceed 30

cubic feet, will be measured and paid for, by the cubic contents, at per cubic foot ...

45 For all stones exceeding 30 feet, and not exceeding 70

cubic feet, for each additional foot an additional price of, per cubic foot.

1 For all stones exceeding 70 cubic feet in contents, for each

additional foot an additional price of, per cubic foot... For stones of greater width than three times their thick.

ness, an additional price of 5 per cent. for each addi

tional 3 inches in width. For each superficial foot of fine hammered granite work

seen, equal to No. 1 hammering on Boston custom-house,

per superficial foot.. No. 2 hammering on Boston custom-house, per superficial foot....

75 No. 3 hammering on Boston custom-house, per superficial foot....

30 For all beds, builds, ends, backs, &c., hammered full to the

foot.. No. 4 hammering on Boston custom-house, per superficial square, as ordered, per superficial foot.

30 [P. G. W.]

W. J. McCLOY & CO.

RICHMOND, August 25, 1855. We guarantee ihat W. J. McCloy & Co., the bidders, will, when required—if their proposals be accepted-enter into a contract and bond, with proper and sufficient securities, in the sum of $50,000, for the faithful performance of the same, if for the whole work, and of a proportionate amount if for a part thereof.

W. GODDIN.

DANIEL HUNT.

RICHMOND, August 25, 1855. From my own knowledge and satisfactory inquiries, I am satisfied that Wellington Goddin and Daniel Hunt are worth $50,000.

JOHN M. GREGORY.
U. S. District Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Quincy, Massachusetts, August 27, 1855. The Granite Railway Company of Quincy, in the State of Massachusetts, hereby offer to furnish and deliver in Washington, under your advertisement of June 26, 1855, the granite required for the extension of the Treasury building, according to the following schedule of prices, viz:

$31 00

36 00

13 00

1,037 00

180 00

150 00

325 00

2,400 00

1,800 00

2 47

Cornice, per foot in length, including cost of stock, freight,

and workmanship. Architraves over columns, including cost of stock, freight,

and workmanship.. Architrave over antæ, including cost of stock, freight,

and workmanship Capitals of columns, each, including cost of stock, freight,

and workmanship Capitals of antæ, each, including cost of stock, freight,

and workmanship Bases of antæ, each, including cost of stock, freight, and

workmanship Bases of columns, each, including cost of stock, freight,

and workmanship ..... Shafts of columns, in one piece, including cost of stock,

freight, and workmanship Shafts of columns, in three pieces or more, including cost

of stock, freight, and workmanship Plain steps, with a cross section of 1 foot 7 inches by 63

to 8 inches, per foot in length, including cost of stock, freight and workmanship.. Platforms, 3 feet wide, length not exceeding 10 feet, in

cluding cost of stock, freight, and workmanship, per

superficial foot of surface seen.... For any greater width than 3 feet up to 8 feet, an increase

of price per superficial foot, for each additional 3 in.

ches of width The stock in all stones whose contents do not exceed 50

cubic feet, at, per cubic foot.. For all stones exceeding 50 cubic feet, and not exceeding

70 cubic feet, for each additional foot an additional

price of, per cubic foot..... For all stones exceeding 70 cubic feet in contents, for each

additional foot an additional price of 8 per cent. for

each additional 3 inches in width... For each superficial foot of fine hammered granite work

seen, equal toNo. 1 hammering on Boston custom-house, per superficial

foot.... No. 2 hammering on Boston custom-house, per superficial

foot..... No. 3 hammering on Boston custom-house, per superficial

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No. 4 hammering on Boston custom-house, per superficial foot.....

$0 50 For all beds, builds, ends, backs, &c., hammered full to the square, as ordered, per superficial foot.

27 For hammering rebates and channels, not exceeding 4 by 2 inches, 75 per cent. additional per lineal foot.....

75 For hammering mouldings of one curve, 75 per cent. additional upon plain work, for each curve....

75 For each arris on same, per lineal foot.... For hammering circular work, eighty per cent. additional

80 For balustrade, per foot in length

33 00 Very respectfully, yours,

B. WHITCHER,

Agent Granite Railway Company. Captain A. H. Bowman,

Superintendent Treasury Building Extension. [P. G. W.]

We, the undersigned, propose to furnish all the material, including stock, freight, and workmanship. in marble, (as per sample,) for the extension of the Treasury building, agreeably to enclosed advertisement, and complete the same, for the several sums as per annexed schedule, viz:

Schedule of prices. For cornice, per foot in length.

$61 46 For architrave over column

40 00 For architrave over anta..

32 50 For capitals of columns, each.

575 00 For capitals of antæ, each

145 00 For bases of antæ, each

78 00 For bases of columns, each .....

237 50 For shafts of columns, each, 3 to 5 pieces ·

2,104 00 For plain steps, per lineal foot...

2 25 For platforms, per superficial foot.

2 40 For platforms, additional 3 inches..

10 For stock of all stones whose contents do not exceed20 cubic feet, per foot.

1 10 20 to 30 feet....do.

1 35 30 to 40 feet....do..

1 60 40 to 50 feet....do

1 85 50 to 60 feet....do.

2 10 60 to 70 feet....do ...

2 35 70 to 80 feet....do...

2 60 80 to 100 feet...do ....

2 80 For stones of greater width, &c., per cent...

10 For hammering ashlar, per superficial foot for surface seen 38 For hammering beds, builds, backs, &c.....

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For sand-rubbing, per cent.....

$0 12 For hammering channels and rebates.

34 For hammering mouldings of one curve, per cent.

95 For hammering mouldings of two curves, per cent.

1 35 For hammering arris, each, per cent. For hammering bevel work, per cent

15 For hammering circular work, per cent

42 For balustrade, (per note enclosed).

33 25 Respectfully,

JACOB VEIHMEYER & Co.,

14th street, corner of Ohio avenue. WASHINGTON, August 27, 1855. [P. G. W.]

NOTE.—The balustrade was overlooked in the advertisement, and the bidder is requested to give a price per lineal foot for it, (including base, sub-base, piers, balusters, cap, &c.) The measure to be on the face of the base.

In the advertisement, thirty feet are given as the maximum of the price per cubic foot of stock for both granite and marble. If a lower number is more in accordance with the comparative cost, the bidder can give it, and the increased price above per foot.

TREASURY DEPARTMENT, June 26, 1855. Proposals will be received at this department until the 27th day of August next, at 12 o'clock m., for furnishing (wrought, fitted, and delivered in a proper state to put into the building) all the material for the exterior walls of the south wing of the extension of the Treasury Department building, which will be either granite or marble, as may hereafter be determined; the bidder whose bid is accepted to have the privilege of furnishing the material for the outside of the remainder of the building when Congress may have made the necessary appropriations for its construction, provided that at that time it is deemed for the interest of the United States to give it to him; the department reserving the right to reject the proposals hereby invited, should the interest of the United States require it.

The stones must all be wrought to the dimensions, sizes, models, &c., which may be furnished by this department, by which all measurements will be governed.

On the court or rear side of the exterior the walls will be plain ashlar, with plain window openings of equal height in the three upper stories, and crowned with a cornice similar to the rear of the present building, without the architrave and frieze.

On the remainder of the exterior walls, the columns and antæ, their capitals and bases, the entablature and balustrade, the window and door dressings, &c., the style of architecture of the present building, so far as ornament is concerned, will be preserved throughout, with the exception of the door and window openings, which may be varied, except those in the east end of the two wings. The sizes,

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