Drywall: Professional Techniques for Walls & Ceilings by Myron R. Ferguson

By Myron R. Ferguson

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11 × 8 in. AS 895. S. Capitol building has undergone many physical changes to its design. These 10 images from the Albert H. Small Collection show the evolution of the façade and floor plan until the Capitol was finished in 1865. One of the earliest items in the collection relating to the Capitol is this letter from President George Washington in Philadelphia on November 30, 1792, to David Stuart, one of the three commissioners of the District of Columbia. The president asks whether a plan has been selected for the Capitol.

Title page of The Stranger, in America, engraving, published by James Cunee, Albian Press, London, 1807. 25 in. AS 36. The Stranger, in America The federal government did not move from Philadelphia to Washington until 1800. In June of that year, the 130 federal employees began to move their furniture and papers to the new capital. They occupied two new executive office buildings adjacent to the White House—the Treasury Building to the east and the War Department to the west. In November 1800 Congress convened in the half-completed Capitol, and President John Adams occupied the White House.

Soon afterward, the house was reduced to two stories and a basement. The commissioners immediately hired Hoban to superintend the construction of the President’s House, a project that took eight years, 1792–1800. , where he would live for the next 39 years of his life. Title page of The Stranger, in America, engraving, published by James Cunee, Albian Press, London, 1807. 25 in. AS 36. The Stranger, in America The federal government did not move from Philadelphia to Washington until 1800. In June of that year, the 130 federal employees began to move their furniture and papers to the new capital.

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