Broad Term(s):


One who makes bricks as his trade.



In 1762, Philip Fletcher came to Mount Vernon, where he was paid for making nine-inch bricks, flooring tiles, and tiles for the garden wall (see Ledger A, 130, 147).

GW signed a contract with Charles Hagan on 5 Jan. 1788 (DLC:GW), in which the latter agreed to begin work as a brickmaker at Mount Vernon that spring. In addition to making bricks, Hagan was to " ... Read More

Book page

Subscribe to Brickmaker