Saturday, December 29, 2012

Need Some Help with Whitmay (?) Mills

Today we have a cancel from a firm that appears to be "Whitmay" Mills.  Problem is that neither David Thompson, who sent in this scan, nor I can find anything about this mill, or a person with the this name.

Two questions for the crowd out there in internet land.  Does this look like, and is the manuscript cancel indeed Whitmay Mills, and if so, can you tell us anything about it?  We've thought of Whitney Mills, but it just doesn't look like Whitney.


  1. Try "Whitman" instead of "Whitmay". That last stroke just looks like a typical ending flyaway rather than a deliberate letter.

  2. Could be...........