The Virginia Gazette

Today in the 1770s: August 30

WILLIAMSBURG, August 30, 1776.
Wanted immediately, TWO journeymen BARBERS, who can shave and dress well, and if acquainted with wig-making it will be more in their favour. Such persons as are capable as above required will receive extraordinary wages by applying to JAMES NICHOLS.

Virginia Gazette (Purdie) August 30, 1776
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James Nichols of London opened a shop in Petersburg in 1772, but by the end of 1775, he moved to Williamsburg where his partnership with Edward Charlton indicated a thriving business.

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