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Tagged with “blacksmith”

1780–1858
Blacksmith, Nailer
1730–1799
Overseer
1785–after 1831
Nailer
A blacksmith shop was built on at Monticello about 1793. Here Jefferson's slaves Little George, Moses, and Joe Fossett shoed horses, repaired the metal parts of plows and hoes, replaced gun parts, and made the iron portions of the carriages that Jefferson designed. Neighboring farmers brought work...

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