John Ball, of Frederick County, Va., was a millwright. GW made an agreement on 30 Dec. 1769 with Ball to build his new merchant mill, and Ball began work in April 1770. Ball was paid off in ... Read More

John Rawlins (d. 1787), a stucco worker, or plasterer, was originally from England but was now living in Maryland. Recommended by GW’s former aide, Tench Tilghman, Rawlins had come to Mount Vernon ... Read More

William Waite (died c.1787), a builder from Fauquier County, made repairs on GW’s chimneys in 1760.

William Godfrey, peruke maker, advertised in the Virginia Gazette (Purdie and Dixon; Williamsburg) on 25 April 1766 the opening in Williamsburg of a “shop between the RALEIGH and the  ... Read More

William Triplett (1730–1803) lived at Round Hill, about four miles northwest of Mount Vernon. In 1758, when GW was having extensive repairs and improvements made on his mansion house and ... Read More

John Winter was a painter. GW wrote at the end of John Winter’s personal account in Ledger A, page 54, “Jno. Winter before he had near finishd Painting my House Stole a good deal of my Paint ... Read More

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