WILLIAMSBURG, January 8, 1777.
WANTED immediately, three or four SHOP JOINERS, also ten or twelve NEGRO CARPENTERS for six or seven months, for which a good price will be given by FRANCIS JARAM. N.B. Any person who has WHITE OAK TREES to dispose of, near this city, may apply as above.
Virginia Gazette (Purdie) January 10, 1777
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A joiner is a craftsman who does lighter and more ornamental work than a carpenter.
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