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For cutting bevelled work, as per specifications, per superficial foot

$1 00 For cutting circle work, per superficial foot.....

1 50 For balustrades, per lineal foot

50 00 For cellar stone, per perch ...

9 00 Rear cornice down to architrave, per lineal foot...

50 00 Rear architrave, per foot in length

20 00 Rear balustrade, per foot in length..

12 00 EDWARD HAWKES,

Rockland, Maine. Hon. A. H. BOWMAN.

[P. G. W.]

QUINCY, Mass., August 24, 1855. We, the undersigned, propose to furnish and deliver on a wharf in Washington all the hammered granite, agreeably to your advertisement, dated June 26, 1855, for the south wing of the extension of the Treasury Department building, viz: Cornice, per foot in length..

$34 00 Architrave over column, per foot in length

56 00 Architrave over antæ, each, per foot in length

25 00 Capitals over antæ, each ..

242 00 Capitals over column, each

1,151 00 Bases of antæ, each.

145 00 Bases of column, each...

321 00 Shafts of columns, in one piece, each..

4,537 00 Shafts of columns, in three pieces, each

2,786 00 Plain steps, 1 foot 7 inches by 64 to 8 inches, per foot in length.....

2 00 Platforms, 3 feet wide, per superficial foot ...

1 50 For any greater width than 3 feet, an increase of price per superficial foot, for each additional 3 inches of width, of

3 The stock in all other stones in the building, not exceed

ing 30 cubic feet, and whose width does not exceed three times their thickness, per cubic foot, at..

65 For all stones exceeding 30 feet in contents, for each additional foot, an additional price per cubic foot of......

1 For stones of greater width than three times their thick

ness, an additional price of 10 per cent. for each additional 3 inches in width...

10 For each superficial foot of fine hammered granite

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

1 75 No. 2 hammering on Boston custom-house, per superficial foot....

1 25 No. 3 hammering on Boston custom-house, per superficial foot....

90

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

$0 65 For all beds, builds, ends, backs, &c., hammered full square, as ordered, per superficial foot.

20 For balustrade, per foot in length..

41 00 Yours, respectfully,

E. C. SARGENT. [P. G. W.]

FREDERICK & FIELD. To the TREASURY DEPARTMENT.

DISTRICT OF MASSACHUSETTS,

Boston, August 25, 1855. We, the undersigned, on oath declare that we believe we are ser: erally worth the sum of from six to ten thousand dollars over and above our liabilities, and we know Earl W. Johnson, of Boston, and B. B. Newcomb, of Quincy, to be owners of real estate, and men of substantial property.

E. C. SARGENT.
ELEASER FREDERICK.

Subscribed and sworn to this day and year above written, before me.

B. F. HALLETT, Commissioner Circuit Court United States for Massachusetts district, to

administer oaths, and Justice of Peace through the Commonwealth.

Quincy, MASSACHUSETTS, August 25, 1855. We, the undersigned, E. C. Sargent, and Frederick & Field, as principal, of Quincy, and Earl W. Johnson, of Boston, and B. B. Newcomb, of Quincy, Massachusetts, guarantee that the bidders will when required, if their proposal be accepted, enter into a contract and bond, with proper and sufficient sureties, for the faithful performance of contract, in a penalty of five thousand dollars.

E. C. SARGENT.
FREDERICK & FIELD.
B. B. NEW COMB.
ELEASER FREDERICK.

OFFICE U.S. ATTORNEY, MASSACHUSETTS DISTRICT,

August 25, 1855. I certify that the sureties to the above guarantee are personally known to me to be residents of this district, and owners of real estate therein, and that I believe them to be worth over ten thousand dollars above their personal liabilities, and that their guarantee is good and sufficient.

B. F. HALLETT,
United States Attorney.

WASHINGTON, August 25, 1855. Sir: I propose to furnish all the granite that may be required for the extension of the Treasury building, (as per sample furnished, marked "M. G. E. ;'') the same to be wrought to dimensions and moulds, &c., as directed by the department, and in all respects to comply with your advertisement of June 26, 1855, headed "Materials for Treasury building," at the following prices, which embrace the cost of stock, freight, and workmanship, viz: For cornice, per foot in length ......

$29 00 For architraves over columns, per foot in length.

32 00 For architraves over antæ, per foot in length

10 00 For capitals to columns, each.

430 00 For capitals to antæ, each...

60 00 For bases of antæ, each

16 00 For bases of columns, each ...

130 00 For shafts of columns, each in two pieces....

1,800 00 For shafts of columns, in three or more pieces.

1,300 00 For steps, per foot in length, 1 foot 7 inches by 6 or 8 in.. 1 50 For platforms, per superficial foot, 3 feet or less wide... 871 For platforms over 3 feet and up to 8 feet wide, increase of price for each additional 3 inches in width:

3 For stock in all the other stone whose contents do not exceed 30 cubic feet, per foot....

50 For all stone from 30 to 70 cubic feet an additional price per cubic foot....

23 For all stone exceeding 70 cubic feet, an additional price per cubic foot....

6 For all stones of greater width than three times their

thickness, add two per cent. for each additional 3 inches

in width. For work on the granite, per sample No. 1, per superficial foot..

70 For work on the granite, per sample No. 2, per superficial foot....

60 For work on the granite, per sample No. 3, per superficial foot.....

50 For work on the granite, per sample No. 4, per superficial foot....

40 For all beds, builds, backs, and ends, per superficial foot. 22 For balustrade, per running foot per drawing ...

40 00 I also offer the following proposals for marble, if used in place of granite for the above-named building, which includes the cost of stock, freight, and workmanship, viz: For cornice, per running foot

$42 00 For architraves over columns, per foot in length.

35 00 For architrave over antæ, foot..

14 00 For capitals over columns, each...

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$75 00 For bases of antæ, each....

24 00 For bases of columns, each ..

180 00 For shafts of columns, each, if in five or more pieces.. 1,400 00 For ashlar, per superficial foot..

1 45 For beds, builds, ends, and backs, per superficial foot...

28 For ashlar, if sand-rubbed, add four per cent. to price. For rebates and channels, per foot in length....

25 For mouldings with one curve, add seventy-five per cent.

on the cost of plain work. For mouldings with two curves, add one hundred and

thirty per cent. above plain work. For each arris, per running foot...

3 For bevelled work, add to cost of plain twenty-five per cent. For circular work, add to cost of plain fifty per cent. For balustrade, per running foot....

44 00 Very respectfully, yours,

M. G. EMERY. Captain A. H. BOWMAN.

[P. G. W.]

We, the undersigned, William B. Todd and William G. Deale, of the city of Washington, D. C., undertake, as guarantors, that, if the above bid or bids of M. G. Emery be accepted, he will enter into a contract with the United States for the same, at one day's notice. with good and sufficient security in the full sum required by the department in the premises.

W. B. TODD.
W. G. DEALE.

I certify that the above-named Wm. B. Todd and Wm. G. Deale are good and sufficient security in this case.

JAMES G. BERRET, Postmaster. August 27, 1855.

BALTIMORE, August 25, 1855. The undersigned propose to furnish the granite for the extension of the Treasury Department building, as per schedule in advertisement of June 26, 1851, viz: For cornice per foot in length, including stock, freight, and workmanship

$ 46 90 For architrave over column, including stock, freight, and workmanship ....

46 00 For architrave over antæ, including stock, freight, and workmanship

16 80 For capitals of columns, each, including stock, freight, and workmanship ..

950 00 For capitals of antæ, each, including stock, freight, and workmanship

For bases of antæ, each, including stock, freight, and workmanship

$127 00 For bases of columns, each, including stock, feight, and workmanship ....

260 00 For shafts of columns, including stock, freight, and workmanship

3,672 00 For plain steps, (with a cross section of 1 foot 7 inches by

6.3 to 8 inches,) per foot in length, including stock, freight, and workmanship..

1 56 For platforms, 3 feet wide, length not exceeding 10 feet,

including stock, freight, and workmanship, per superfi. cial foot of surface seen.....

1 38 For platforms for any greater width than 3 feet up to 8

feet, an increase of price per superficial foot for each additional 3 inches of width

4 For stock in all stones whose contents do not exceed 30 cubic feet, per foot...

60 For all stones exceeding 30 cubic feet and not exceeding 70 cubic feet, for each additional foot.....

12 For all stones exceeding 70 cubic feet, per foot ..

2 For all stones of greater width than three times their thickness, for each additional 3 inches in width....

8 For ashlar dressing per superficial foot, face equal to No.

1 hammering on Boston custom-house, per superficial foot ....

1 80 For No. 2 hammering on Boston custom-house, per superficial foot

1 19 For No. 3 bammering on Boston custom-house, per superficial foot ....

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

43 For hammering of beds, builds, backs, &c., full to the square, per superficial foot

22 For hammering of channels, rebates not exceeding 2 by 4 inches, per foot in length

371 For hammering mouldings of one curve, 75 per cent. additional over plain work...

75 For hammering mouldings of two curves, 150 per cent. additional per superficial foot....

1 50 For each arris on same, per lineal foot .....

6 For hammering bevelled work, 25 per cent. additional over plain work....

25 For hammering circular work, 100 per cent. additional over plain work.

1 00 For balustrade, including base, sub-base, piers, balusters,

cap, &c., per lineal foot, inclusive of stock and work. manship

35 00

GAULT & BRO. Captain A. H. Bowman,

Superintendent of Treasury Building Extension.

[P. G. W.]

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