Today the work of the silversmith proceeds at Colonial Williamsburg’s Golden Ball silversmith shop in much the same way as when colonist James Craig practiced silversmithing there and when James Geddy Jr. practiced the trade at the James Geddy House.
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Today the work of the silversmith proceeds at Colonial Williamsburg’s Golden Ball silversmith shop in much the same way as when colonist James Craig practiced silversmithing there and when James Geddy Jr. practiced the trade at the James Geddy House.

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George Wythe
Born 1726 at Chesterville (now in Hampton, Virginia)
Man of integrity and virtue, respected by all
First Virginia signer of the Declaration of Independence
Framer of the federal Constitution
Instrumental in design of seal of Virginia
Believed poisoned by his grandnephew in 1806
Buried at the church where Patrick Henry made his “liberty or death” speech
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George Wythe

  • Born 1726 at Chesterville (now in Hampton, Virginia)
  • Man of integrity and virtue, respected by all
  • First Virginia signer of the Declaration of Independence
  • Framer of the federal Constitution
  • Instrumental in design of seal of Virginia
  • Believed poisoned by his grandnephew in 1806
  • Buried at the church where Patrick Henry made his “liberty or death” speech

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