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Humphrey Harwood account book(1776–1794)

  • MS 1933.1 (1X)
  • Microfilm: M-50
  • Photocopy: PH/02/04 and PH/02/05
  • 1 vol. (536 pp.)

Account book of Humphrey Harwood (d. 1788), brickmaker and builder in Williamsburg, VA, who worked for many residents of the city and its vicinity, as well as on most of the public buildings of the town. Ledgers C and D contain the accounts of Harwood’s estate, which were settled by his son, William (1768–1794), and by an unidentified person. Among people for whom Harwood worked were John Ambler, James Anderson, Samuel Beall, John Blair, Lewis Burwell, Nathaniel Burwell, William Byrd III, James Carter, Dr. William Carter, Richard Charlton, John Coke, Jesse Cole, Alexander Craig, John M. Galt I, Robert Greenhow, Mrs. Hallam, Mrs. Margaret Hunter, Philip Moody, Mary Stith, Richard Taliaferro, John Travis, St. George Tucker, Benjamin Waller, Thomas Wharton, and George Wythe.