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United States. Surveyor of the Capitol.  [drop title] In Senate of the United States. February 14, 1817. Read, and ordered to be printed for the use of the Senate. Copy of the reports of Messrs. Latrobe and Hoban, on the public buildings. [Washington: William A. Davis, 1817]. 8vo. 19, [1] pp.
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Benjamin Henry Latrobe (1764–1820) and James Hoban (1762–1831) supply reports on the condition and progress of rebuilding of the Capitol and White House following the burning of these buildings by British troops during the War of 1812, including detailed estimates of building costs (pp. 11–18). Also includes a letter of Samuel Lane, Commissioner of Public Buildings. "[101]" printed at head of title. Government document: Senate document (United States. Congress. Senate); 14th Congress, 2nd session, no. 101.
        Scarce: OCLC traces three holdings of this item (Yale, Penn, Cambridge).

Shaw & Shoemaker 42539. Removed from a nonce volume; fore-edge of title-page dust-darkened. Title-page rubber-stamped by the War Department Library. Very good condition.  (41179)   Please RESHELVE This.


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