Collections of the Worcester Society of Antiquity Volume 17

Collections of the Worcester Society of Antiquity Volume 17

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...Bank, which was then located where the southerly portion of Flagg buildings now stands. Henry W. Wilson remembers upon that night seeing Rev. Dr. Sweetser carrying away a box of money from the Worcester Bank. Julius L. Clarke, now living in Newton Upper Falls, at the advanced age of eighty-eight years, writes that he well recollects frequently going to the temporary banking rooms of the Worcester Bank during the rebuilding of the Central Exchange for the purpose of getting bills changed and of collecting checks, that these rooms were located in the second story of Brinley row, at the left of the stairs and were the rooms numbered I and 2, and the same occupied for law offices by J. Henry Hill for many years; that the rooms were small for the purposes of the bank, and crowded, and he wondered how they were able to transact their business; that when the teller wished to consult with the cashier he went to the chair where he was seated, in a distant corner of the room; that at one time he recollects the teller went to the Citizens' Bank for some small bills; that this was a busy place all of the time the bank was in those rooms. From this information your speaker thinks he can safely say that a few days after the fire the bank valuables were transferred from the Quinsigamond Bank to the Citizens' Bank, which was then upon the ground floor in the southerly end of Brinley row. The newspapers of that time, and the records of the Worcester, Quinsigamond and Citizens' Banks make no mention of this matter. The Palladium, J. B. Ripley printer, removed to Butman row. The editorial rooms of J. S. C. Knowlton were also removed to the same place. The Waterfall, Church & Fiske printers, also removed to the same building, 196 Main street. Mr. more

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  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 367g
  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236873971
  • 9781236873972