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John Adams was GW’s wagon driver at the Bullskin plantation.

GW frequently used Zachariah Connel in 1765 as a wagoner from his Bullskin plantation.

In March 1774, Mawbrey Madden (Maddin), along with Peter Luke, both of Frederick County, Va., was paid the first of three installments for “25½ days Waggonage of Goods to Red-stone Settlement @ 12 ... Read More

Edward Agar was the captain of the ship Thomas, on which GW shipped tobacco.

Captain Coolidge may be Judson Coolidge of Maryland, who in the early 1760s was captain of the ship Wilson. In 1771, some of GW's herring was shipped to Jamaica on board the brig ... Read More

William McGachen (McGachin) was a sea captain with whom GW had dealings for a number of years. He was captain of the "convict Ship" Phoenix, which was owned by Stewart & Campbell of ... Read More

John Beard served for a time as GW's wagoner during the French and Indian War (see Ledger A, 32).

Thomas Eden, brother of Maryland governor Robert Eden, owned and commanded the Annapolis, aboard which ship GW dined in May 1773.  Eden also had a trading company by the name of Thomas ... Read More

Key’s (Keyes’) ferry on the Shenandoah River, about four miles east of Happy Retreat, had been authorized by the General Assembly in 1748 to run between William Fairfax’s land on the east bank and ... Read More

William Buddicum (Buddecome) was a ship captain.  In 1768, when he was master of the snow Virginia, Buddicum sometimes carried letters from GW to correspondents in England. 

In March 1774, Peter Luke, along with Mawbrey Madden (Maddin), both of Frederick County, Va., was paid the first of three installments for “25½ days Waggonage of Goods to Red-stone Settlement @ 12 ... Read More

Richard Yates was a ship captain. He was the master of the Lawrence and Jane, by which vessel the London firm of Robert Cary & Company shipped goods to GW in 1759. The ship ... Read More

Philip Bush (c.1733–1812) was a merchant in Winchester who had an ordinary in the town. Bush sometimes provided supplies for the Virginia Regiment. He also owned Upper Ferry in the 1760s.

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