Detailed description of brand:
This brand, which was used by an individual, is ¼”high X 3 ¾” wide; all the letters are capitals, with periods after the two initials.
Edward Wilmer Jackson (1869-1964) spent most of his life in the Perryville/Aiken area of Cecil County in Maryland as a dairy farmer. From 1908 until 1915, he was a Cecil County councilman for District 7. All the public records of his activities refer to him as E. W. Jackson. In 1900, he was issued a ducking license.
Other Brands on this decoy:
A cut or scratched brand in the form of a conjoined WA for Walter Arendt, North East, MD
This brand has been identified on the following decoys:
Maker Specie Drake or Hen
1.George Lockard Canvasback Hen
Cecil Whig (Newspaper of Cecil County, Maryland)
Initial Contributor: John Henry