Wm. English Canoe Company
The William English Canoe Co. was established in 1861 by William English. He died in 1891, and the business carried on under William’s younger brother Samuel and partners John Carveth and John Baptiste O’Dette.
Improvements in Manufacture of Canoes
This patent describes a form of batten seam construction where the batten is hidden within the the seam between adjacent planks. It is not clear if this methods was actually used in production.