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William Poole letters to Benjamin Ferris


Held at: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081

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William Poole was a Quaker of Wilmington, Delaware. He was born in 1784, the son of William and Elizabeth Shipley Canby Poole. In 1791 he married Sarah Sharpless. He died in 1829. Poole was a distant relative of Benjamin Ferris, also of Wilmington.

Source of acquisition--Stephen Clark. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1983.

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