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JOHANN JOSEPH RINK,
Residence No. 95, West Thirty-second street, New York. New YORK, August 18, 1855. Acknowledged before me, August 18, 1855.
GEORGE W. MORTON, U. 8. Court.
Bid and proposals No. 4, for marble, as per sample No. 4.
Johann Joseph Rink, architect, stonecutter, and sculptor, of the city and State of New York, for furnishing all the materials for the exterior walls of the south wing of the Treasury Department building.
The subscriber offers to furnish all the stone for such building, and deliver the same wrought and prepared, and ready to put into the building, and all the preparing done at Washington city, at the following prices. viz: Cornice, per foot in length, including cost of
stock, freight, workmanship, and entablature and balustrade
Architrave over column, including cost of
stock, freight, and workmanship
Cost of 640 cubic feet of stock.. $8,230 00 Cost of 448 square feet plain work 1, 380 00 768 feet of curving ...
10, 672 00
Cost of 640 cubic feet of stock...$3, 150 00 Cost of 448 square feet work.. 1, 284 00 768 feet curving...
Cost of 1 cubic foot of stock..... Cost of 24 square feet of work...
$1 95 1 65
Cost of 1 cubic foot of stock..... Cost of 1 square foot of work.
Shafts of column, each, in one piece, in
cluding cost of stock, freight,
...$10, 672 00
Shafts of column, each, in three or more
pieces, including cost of stock,
Plain steps, (with a cross section of 1 foot 7
inches by 64 to 8 inches) per foot in length,
Platforms, 3 feet wide, length not exceeding
10 feet, including cost of stock, freight,
For any greater width than 3 feet up to 8
feet, for each foot an increase of price per superficial foot for each addi
tional three inches of width.. $0 05 For all the other stones of the building
whose width does not exceed three times
43 cents additional
Stones containing more than 30 cubic feet,
and not exceeding 70 cubic feet, for each cubic foot an additional price per cubic foot of 43 cents.
85 cents additional
Stones containing more than 70 cubic feet,
for each cubic foot an additional price per cubic foot of 85 cents.
25 per cent, additional..
For stones of greater width than three times
their thickness, an additional price of 25 per cent. for each additional 3 inches in width.
For the work on the above, for each super
ficial foot of fine marble-work seen, or as
ordered, per samples No. 4, and equal toNo. 1 curting, with 20 curt or curves per inch
wide, fine workmanship, per
SO 60 No. 2 curting, with 12 curt or curves per inch, per superficial foot.......
$0 58 No. 3 curting, with 9 curt or curves per inch, per superficial foot....
No 4 curting, fine stock-hammered, with a
fine curt band, as ordered, per superficial foot
No. 5, if sand-rubbed, 20 per cent. is to be
added, and if oiled 5 cents to be added, per superficial foot.
No. 6, for all beds, builds, backs, &c., ham
mered full to the square, as ordered, per superficial foot.....
$0 20 The ashlars will be hammered in the most | For hammering channels and rebates, not
perfect manner, agreeable to a sample exceeding 4 by 2 inches, an additional above named, and the surface seen be price per lineal foot of
$0 80 measured and paid from No. 1 to No. 4 curting, per superficial foot, of 52, 54, 58, For carting or hammering of mouldings of or 60 cents, as ordered, and be paid for one curve 45 per cent., aod of two curves each superficial foot an additional price of 65 per cent. additional to plain work, per 30 cents
superficial foot. For each arrison mouldings per lineal foot...
For hammering or curting bevelled work
62 per cent. additional to plain work per superficial foot, but to apply only to the part cut off from the square work and not
to be measured in the plain work. For hammering or curting of circular work
75 per cent. additional to plain work per superficial foot, and the part of the square work cut off by measure in the plain work, if the part so cut off have to be curted or
hammered If sand-rubbed, 5 cents is to be added upon
all the above prices per superficial foot. If oiled, 3 cents is to be added per superficial
JOHANN JOSEPH RINK, Residence No. 95 W. 32d street, N. Y.
NEW YORK, August 18, 1855.
Acknowledged before me August 18, 1855.
GEORGE W. MORTON,
United States Court.
The above four estimates, No. 1, No. 2, No. 3, and No. 4, included cost of stock, freight, and workmanship, as ordered, per samples No. 1, No. 2 a, No. 3 b, and No. 4.
Ninety per cent. of the amount and materials delivered according to the contract and price (saidamount to be as certained by the estimate of the superintendent appointed for that purpose) shall be paid, from time to time, as the delivery proceeds, and ten per cent. retained until the completion of the contract and acceptance of the work, &c., by the superintendent aforesaid.
Ninety per cent. of the amount of the work done and to be done at Washington city, according to the contract and price, shall be paid, from time to time, as the work proceeds, and ten per cent. retained until the completion of the contract and acceptance of the work as aforesaid.
The dimensions, sizes, models, &c., shall be furnished by the department, by which all measurements are governed.
The ornamental work to be clean wrought, and agreeable to the directions and models given by the superintendent, and will be paid in proportion of the prices as aforesaid.
By circular work, cornice, &c., will the part cut off from the square work be measured into the rough stock, and be paid as aforesaid. NEW YORK, August 18, 1855.
JOHANN JOSEPH RINK,
Residence No. 95 W. 32d street, New York. Acknowledged before me, August, 1855.
GEORGE W. MORTON.
United States Court. In consideration of one dollar to each of us, in band paid by the Secretary of the Treasury of the United States, we, Adolphus Charles Fromm and Eligius Moser, of the city and State of New York, hereby guarantee to the said Secretary of the Treasury, his successors and assigns, that John Joseph Rink, who has signed the foregoing bid and proposals, will, when required, if his 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 for a proportionate amount if for a part thereof.
ADOLPHUS C. FROMM. (L. S. NEW YORK, August 18, 1855. Sealed and delivered in presence of
GEORGE RINK. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
Southern District of New York: On this 18th day of August, 1855, before me appeared John Joseph Rink, and acknowledged his signature to the foregoing documents from one to four.
GEORGE W. MORTON, United States Commissioner, Southern District of New York. On this 21st day of August, 1855, before me appeared A. Charles Fromm, who, being by me sworn, said that he saw Eligius Moser sign the foregoing instrument, and acknowledged that be executed the same for the uses and purposes therein mentioned.
GEORGE W. MORTON,
United States Court.