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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.



Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Letter, to William Pearce, 1795 June 14

 Item — Box 10, Folder: 1795.06.14
Identifier: RM-490-F; MS-4010
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1795 June 14

Receipt, James Butler to Howell Lewis, 1793 October 29

 Item — Box 23, Folder: 1793.10.29
Identifier: R-219; MSS-901
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1793 October 29

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