J. Morton Poole letter to James Canby [1857] January 23


J. Morton Poole letter to James Canby [1857] January 23

This brief note, written by Delaware businessman J. Morton Poole to his cousin James Canby, accompanied a copy of the 1857 edition of . The Ordinances of the City of Wilmington

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Canby, James, 1781-1858

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Poole, J. Morton, 1812-1879

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Nineteenth-century Wilmington (Delaware) businessman J. Morton Poole was the founder of the J. Morton Poole Company, manufacturer of chilled iron rolls and calendars. Born on July 10, 1812, in Brandywine Village, which is now a part of the city of Wilmington, Poole was highly respected in the community, being selected several times to serve on City Council. In 1852 he was one of the organizers of the city's School Board, on which he served fo...