The Bank of America

The Bank of America

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ...clerk's office on December 27, 1852, and provides that the name of the association shall be "The Bank of America" and its capital stock $2,000,000, and that the time at which its existence shall terminate shall be January I, 1953, Several hundred signatures are affixed. All or nearly all the stockholders in the old Bank signed this certificate and transferred their interest to the new one. The new Bank adopted a new seal. An impression of the old seal is affixed to the assignment from the old Bank to the new of the corporate property. This assignment is in the possession of the Bank, and is recorded in 621 of conveyances at page 666. At the time of the reorganization George Newbold was President; and the following gentlemen made up the board of directors: George Newbold, David Thompson, Benjamin L. Swan, Stewart Brown, Frederick Sheldon, William Whitlock, Jr. William H. Aspinwall, Robert C. Goohue, Thomas H. Faile, Henry A. Stone, August Averill, Joseph Battell, Hercules M. Hayes, Frederick G. Foster, John Cryder, John W. Whitlock, Mr. Newbold held the office of cashier from 1815 to 1832, and that of president from 1832 until his death, in 1858; so that, reckoning from the time he went to Albany to procure a charter, his connection with the bank extended over a period of forty-seven years. Of the names in the foregoing list, that of William H. Aspinwall is perhaps the most widely known. Mr. Aspinwall was a nephew of Gardner G. Howland, of the firm ofG. G. & S. S. Howland, in which house he became a partner in 1832. In 1835 the firm became Howland & Aspinwall. From 1831 to 1840 Mr. Aspinwall and his partner did the largest Pacific business of all the New-York merchants, and traded extensively with the East and West Indies. They...show more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236652576
  • 9781236652577