Personal valet of William Byrd, III; husband of Beck and father of Hannah, Sally, Johney and Charles, listed in a schedule of slaves dated 9 DEC 1772 and filed with the Court 7 JULY 1773. Benjamin B. Weisiger, III, ed. & comp., Charles City County, Virginia Records 1737-1774, With Several 17th Century Fragments (1986), p. 52. Jack White attended William Wirt during a visit to Westover in 1803 and is described in Wirt’s letter to his wife as having served Byrd during the French and Indian War and having saved Byrd’s life on more than one occasion. William Wirt to Elizabeth Wirt