Robert Bailey (d. 1804) was a professional, Scottish-born gardener. Hired by Thomas Jefferson, Bailey worked at Monticello for three years between 1794 and 1796. During Jefferson's presidency, Bailey worked as a gardener at the President's House in Washington, D.C.
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1794 February 11. "Agreed with Bailey to serve me as Gardener for £15 a year & 500 lb. pork, with bread for his family."1