Reports of the Late John Smeaton, F.R.S., Made on Various Occasions, in the Course of His Employment as a Civil Engineer Volume . 3
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1812 edition. Excerpt: ...11 $5 To 242 running of string piece 12x6 121 To timber and workmanship--1276 at Is yd.--in 13 To 2 piling machines at j, each----60 To tranails of 18 inches long for the string pieces 81 at To do 24 groundsells, 70 at To 3332 feet superficial of 3 inch fir plank for the floors, timber and workmanship at 6d. per foot--.-8j 6 To caulking ditto at per foot superficial-To 13 cwt. of spikes at 36s.---23 8 Carpentry in the foundations, exclusive of trenails and caulking- 299 17 o To ramming in. between the walls fells, with a mixture of clean London ballast and quick lime, containing 83 cube yards, at is. To flushing the fame with a layer of pozzelana mortar, to lay the planks upon, containing 359 square yards, at yd.-To filling in the foundations-MASONRY. To aider in the side walls, which at the mean thickness of 2 feet, will contain 12,352 cube feet, which winning, leading, and hewing, at 7d. per foot To pozzelana mortar for setting the same J per foot, including extra labour-N. B. 14 tons of pozzelana mortar will be wanted at 2 2s. per ton. To rubble stone for backing 1148 yards of 2 feet thick, which will take 1435 fodder of stone, which winning at 3d. leading at is. is 15d. per fodder Mortar for do. s. d. To 162 fodders of lime at 6s.--48 12 o To do. of pan rubbish sifted, at iod.-6 15 o To 100 tons of sand at 6d.--2100 To setting 12,352 cube feet of aifler, at id. To building 1148 cube yards of rubble, at is. Masonry in the whole This comes to 7s. $d. per the reduced yard upon the whole solid, the mason said it would be done for 4s. To moating the fame with clay, containing at one foot thick, 4838 cube feet at ad. including the filling in and making good the earth behind the walls CARPENTRY In ERECTING The GATES....
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