Letter from Mr. B. Henry Latrobe, on repairs in the temporary Senate chamber

by Benjamin Henry Latrobe

Publisher: Printed by Roger C. Weightman in Washington City

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  • United States. -- Congress. -- Senate. -- Facilities.,
  • Public buildings -- United States -- Maintenance and repair.

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SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 18918.
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate.
The Physical Object
Pagination5 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15603044M

Full text of "The Pennsylvania magazine of history and biography" See other formats. After the burning of the Capitol wings by the British, August, , Mr. B. H. Latrobe, of Maryland, began to rebuild the Capitol on Stephen Hallet's plan. The foundations of the main building were laid March 24, , under the superintendence of Charles Bulfinch, and the original design was completed in " The floors and ceilings of the Senate chamber and library being also rotten, it was judged most prudent and necessary to begin with a thorough repair of the centre from the foundation, and not. One was the J. B. Smith's house on Lindsay and the other house was located on Flood Street. as we got settled Mr. Berry plowed up the ground planting and started various vegetables such as potatoes, onions, beans, cantaloupe, watermelon, tomatoes and such to sell. planned to build a larger house, so we ordered the plans from Sears Roebuck.

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