John M. Perry and Abia B. Thorn to Arthur S. Brockenbrough


I wish to undertake a part of the work to be done at the u. v—on the western Range of hotels & dormitories—I am willing to Continue [. . .] to work at the Same prices that you now give—I shall get the work done. I have on hand Sometime in the month of July—& in the mean time shall be able to do the wood work in the west Range as soon as the Brickwork may Require it to be done—I am willing therefor to bind myself to Compeat any work you may think propper to give me, in any Reasonable time you may stipulate after the Completion of the Brick work

Respectfully your obt servant
John M Perry

We wish to do a part of the Brick work Contemplated to be done at the u v— this year—we therefore propose to work at the same price and Measurement that we had last year— should we be permited to Build the Rotundor—we shall not hezitate to [. . .] challenge the best specimin of Bricks at the university

Respectfully sir your obt st
John M Perry
Abia B Thorn
RC (ViU: PP); addressed: “A S. Brockenbrough Esquire proctor of the u. v present}”; endorsed by Brockenbrough: “J. M. Perry for carp: workPerry & Thorn—brick workPrices of last year.”
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John M. Perry
Abia B. Thorn
Arthur S. Brockenbrough
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March 30, 1821