Strech, John ( Williamsburg, VA)

John Strech

Bookbinder

Williamsburg

Virginia, (1740's-) 1.

1.May have worked for William Parks (prior to Parks' death in 1750) and then
worked for William Hunter, and then Joseph Royle, Parks' successors. He was
paid15 shillings sixpence a week according to a surviving daybook  The authors
attribute the binding of one of George Washington's account books to
Strech.The Bookbinder in Eighteenth-Century Williamsburg, pub. by Colonial
Williamsburg, 1978, pg.14

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