Canby family papers, 1779-1831 (inclusive).


Canby family papers, 1779-1831 (inclusive).

The papers consist of diaries (1779-1831) of Samuel Canby and 24 letters to James Canby from James Asheton Bayard, Outerbridge Horsey, Louis McLane and Samuel White. Also included is a copy of the agricultural almanac for 1819 annotated by Samuel Canby.

.25 linear ft.


SNAC Resource ID: 8022303

Yale University Library

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Canby, Samuel, 1751-1832. (person)

Samuel Canby (1751-1832) was a flour miller and part owner of the Brandywine Mills just north of Wilmington, Del. Samuel Canby was the second son of Oliver Canby. His father died when he was three years old. He was apprenticed to a carpenter and cabinet-maker until 1771, when he moved to Brandywine Village and took up the milling business. He was in the Society of Friends, and his home was a local center for Quakers travelling on religious service. From the d...

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Canby family. (family)

James Canby, 1781-1858: miller, entrepreneur, and banker in Wilmington and Brandywine, Delaware; president of the Wilmington and Susquehanna Railroad. Samuel Canby, 1751-1832: miller of Brandywine, Delaware, and a practicing Quaker. From the description of Canby family papers, 1779-1831 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702165921 ...

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