Bank of Columbia (Georgetown, Washington, D.C.)

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The Bank of Columbia was chartered in 1793 in George Town, Maryland. Its first president was Benjamin Stoddert (1751-1813), who served through 1798; the second was John Mason (1766-1849). The bank's chief administrative officer was its cashier. Samuel Hanson held the office through October 1801, followed by William Whann (d. 1822). Daniel Kurtz was appointed cashier in June 1821. The bank failed in 1824.

From the description of Bank of Columbia Records. 1794-1828 (inclusive). (Library Company of Philadelphia). WorldCat record id: 145522320

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Bank of Columbia (Georgetown, Washington, D.C.). Bank of Columbia Records. 1794-1828 (inclusive). Porterville Public Library
referencedIn Scott, Gustavus, 1753-1800. Gustavus Scott correspondence, 1797-1800. Library of Congress
referencedIn Hagerstown Bank Collection, 1814-1852, 1820-1840 State of Maryland and Historical Collections
creatorOf Beatty, Elie. Hagerstown Bank collection, 1814-1852. University of Maryland (College Park, Md.). Libraries
referencedIn Mason, John, 1766-1849. John Mason papers, 1811-1846 (bulk 1818). Historical Society of Washington, Dc
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associatedWith Astor, John Jacob, 1763-1848, person
correspondedWith Bank of Columbia corporateBody
associatedWith Bank of Pennsylvania. corporateBody
associatedWith Bank of the United States (1816-1836). corporateBody
associatedWith Brent, Robert, 1764-1819, person
associatedWith Crawford, William Harris, 1772-1834, person
associatedWith Hagerstown Bank Collection corporateBody
associatedWith Key, Philip Barton, 1757-1815, person
associatedWith Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, person
associatedWith Mason, John, 1766-1849, person
associatedWith McKenney, Thomas Loraine, 1785-1859, person
associatedWith Monroe, James, 1758-1831, person
associatedWith Nourse, Joseph, 1754-1841, person
associatedWith Ringgold, Tench, person
associatedWith Scott, Gustavus, 1753-1800. person
associatedWith Stoddert, Benjamin, 1751-1813, person
associatedWith United States. Dept. of the Treasury. corporateBody
associatedWith Washington, William, 1752-1810, person
associatedWith Whann, William, d. 1822, person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Washington (D.C.)
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Banks and banking
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Active 1794

Active 1828

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