Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Jonathan Morgan, a Portland inventor, writer and lawyer, patented this coffee mill in 1840.
The label affixed next to the coffee grinder reads, "Coffee Mill/Patented by/Jonathan Morgan/of Portland, Me./1840/Presented by John S. Russell."
On the mill is written, "J. Morgan's/patent,/Portland,/Maine/1840/ Warranted."
Morgan died in 1871.
About This Item
- Title: Jonathan Morgan coffee mill, 1840
- Creator: Morgan, Jonathan
- Creation Date: 1840
- Subject Date: 1840
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Wood and iron
- Dimensions: 30 cm x 36 cm
- Local Code: TO43
- Object Type: Physical Object
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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