Sketch of an Estimate for the monument
100 feet side
|Plain stone work||55.000|
The statue of Lord Rodney, erected by the Legislature of Jamaica was executed by Bacon for 1.000 Guineas, within its pedistal contained 4 . Bacon, Flaxman & Banks are the best English sculptors, , I believe the best parisian, Canova, not only the best Italian but I believe the first European artist.
(Signed) B. Henry Latrobe
Copy of a letter sent with the drawings of the monument for Genl Washington to H. Lee
April 24, 1800.