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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).

John Knowles and his wife Rachael were two indentured servants bought by GW for £45.6.8 in 1774 (see Ledger B, 119). John worked for GW as a bricklayer in the mid–1770s, and payments were made to ... 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

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

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