Charter of the Continental Bank, Providence, R. I.

Charter of the Continental Bank, Providence, R. I.

Providence: Knowles, Anthony & Co., printers, 1853. Small 8vo, pp. 8; self-wrappers, stitched, as issued; old sticker at top outer corner; very good. Signed in type at the end, "A. Potter, Sec'ry." “The Continental Bank was incorporated as a state bank in 1853. It was located in the What Cheer Building, and had a capital of $200,000. The first directors were: Benjamin R. Almy, George A. Seagrave, Christopher T. Keith, Rhodes B. Chapman, S. S. Bradford, George W. Butts, Bailey W. Evans, Ezekiel Owen and Henry P. Knight ... In 1865 it was reorganized as the Fourth National Bank, its location remaining in the What Cheer Building until 1882, when the bank was removed to ... 65 Westminster Street" (Bayles, History of Providence County, I, 1891). Not in OCLC and otherwise unlocated bibliographically. Item #55240

Price: $125.00

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