Written by Nelson Leonard in 1994 for the National Academy of Sciences
A short bio by Nelson Leonard
Joshua H. Marvil – Basket Maker
I found the following paper by E.D. Bryan while visiting the Public Library in Delmar, Delaware –
From the Philadelphia Inquirer dated Sept. 30, 1890 – Joshua H. Marvel Dead.LAUREL, Sept. 29 – Joshua H. Marvel, the pioneer basket manufacturer and millionaire, died here this morning after a protracted illness.