But he really didn't think anyone would finance the project.
The state is expected to provide $3 million to help finance the project.
In the end, though, he turned them down and kept financing the project.
By 1927, the British had found someone to finance the project.
He sold one third of the land to finance the project, and began work in 1730.
It is financing the $15 million project with its own money.
They will also be responsible for financing the project, which is expected to cost more than $1 billion.
He has suggested that foreign countries help finance the project.
Another $1.5 million has to be raised to finance the project fully.
But little progress has been made in how to finance the huge project, which could cost $1.9 to $5 billion.