Butler, James (Overseer)
James Butler was an Irish immigrant hired in December of 1792 as an overseer for Mansion House Farm at Mount Vernon. He left Mount Vernon in December 1794.
- Mansion House Farm (Other)
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Washington hopes that it rained at Mt. Vernon--insect--distemper among horses--selling hay in Alexandria--Mr. Halley--reducing a lot in Alexandria for an allay--enclosed a newspaper containing some ideas on the culture of potatoes--making them into bread--James Butler--the Academy in Alexandria--Rev. Mr. Muir.
D.S. Read of Howell Lewis 18/Shillings on acct of my [missing word] the service of the President U. S. James Butler. Document signed, torn edge, docketed by George Washington.