Bank of Columbia Records. 1794-1828 (inclusive).

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Bank of Columbia (Georgetown, Washington, D.C.). Bank of Columbia Records. 1794-1828 (inclusive).

Bank of Columbia Records. 1794-1828 (inclusive).

The Bank of Columbia Records has correspondence and legal and financial papers that document the history of the bank and its depositors. The collection holds letters, predominantly single letters, from many prominent citizens of Georgetown and Washington in the early nineteenth century, as well as from Treasury Department officials and officers of the Bank of the United States.

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Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820

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British-born American architect best known for his design of the United States Capitol and other public buildings in the United States. -- Joseph Donath was a Philadelphia merchant who is best remembered for supplying glass to Thomas Jefferson. From the description of [Letter] 1805 Sep. 19, Ironhill, Del. [to] Jos. Donath & Co. / B. Henry Latrobe. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 245178736 British-born architect Benjamin Henry Latrobe, most famous for designing the ...

Nourse, Joseph, 1754-1841

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Epithet: Captain; RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000269.0x0001ed ...

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). (Librar...

Key, Philip Barton, 1757-1815

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Philip Key served as chief justice of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court from 1800-1802, after which he practiced law in Maryland. He was elected to Congress in 1806. From the description of Letter, 5 February 1804. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234341779 U.S. representative and public official of Maryland, jurist, and lawyer. From the description of Papers of Philip Barton Key, 1800-1813. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79423798 U.S. represen...

McKenney, Thomas Loraine, 1785-1859

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Public official, editor, and publisher. From the description of Letter of Thomas Loraine McKenney, 1825. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454524 Thomas Loraine McKenney was Superintendent of the Indian Bureau. From the description of Sketches of a tour to the lakes, 1826. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122632847 Thomas Loraine McKenney, founder of the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs, was the author, with James Ha...

Whann, William, -1822

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Astor, John Jacob, 1763-1848

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John Jacob Astor organized the American Fur Company in 1808, and the Pacific Fur Company in 1810. In the spring of 1811 he established a post at Astoria on the Columbia River, but sold it to British interests in 1813. By 1817 Astor had gained control of all the Mississippi Valley posts of the Northwest and Southwest Companies. The Columbia Fur Company, one of Astor's major competitors, was absorbed in 1827. By 1834 Astor tired of the fur business and sold all of his interests. From t...

Brent, Robert, 1764-1819

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Mayor of Washington, D.C., and U.S. Army paymaster. From the description of Robert Brent papers, 1811-1814. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451697 ...

Bank of Pennsylvania

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Bank of Columbia

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Stoddert, Benjamin, 1751-1813

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First Secretary of the Navy, 1798-1801. From the description of Letter : Georgetown, to Messrs. Samuel & J. Smith, Baltimore, 1786 March 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 22919290 From the description of Letter : Georgetown, to John Templeman, Philadelphia, 1792 Oct. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 22919313 Benjamin Stoddert, a Maryland native, was the first Secretary of the Navy, serving from 1789 to 1801. He built a powerful fleet and established the Marine...

Washington, William, 1752-1810

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St. Paul Parish, South Carolina plantation owner, South Carolina state legislator, and Revolutionary War officer. From the description of William Washington bill of exchange, 1785 Sept. 8. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32145051 A native of Virginia, William Washington was a St. Paul's Parish, S.C. plantation owner and South Carolina state legislator. From the description of Letters to Jonathan Lucas, 1792-1796. (The South Carolina H...

Monroe, James, 1758-1831

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James Monroe, fifth president of the United States of America (b. April 28, 1758, Monroe Hall, Virginia-d. July 4, 1831, New York, New York) fought with distinction in the Continental Army, and he practiced law in Fredericksburg, Virginia. As a young politician, he joined the anti-Federalists in the Virginia Convention which ratified the Constitution, and in 1790, an advocate of Jeffersonian policies, he was elected United States Senator. As Minister to France in 1794-1796, Monroe showed strong ...

Crawford, William Harris, 1772-1834

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Diplomat and U.S. secretary of the treasury. From the description of William Harris Crawford papers, 1810-1914 (bulk 1812-1834). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77668825 William Harris Crawford was born on February 24, 1772, in Amherst County (later Nelson County), Virginia, to Fanny Harris and Joel Crawford. The family moved to the Edgefield District of South Carolina in 179 and then to Richmond County (later Columbia County), Georgia in 1783. After several years of teaching...

Mason, John, 1766-1849

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United States. Department of the Treasury

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The Department of the Treasury was created by an act of Congress (1 Stat. 65), approved September 2, 1789. The orginal act established the Department to superintend the manage the National finances. This act charged the Secretary of the Treasury with the preparation of plans for the improvement and management of the revenue and the support of public credit. It further provided that the Secretary should prescribe the forms for keeping and rendering all manner of public accounts and for the ma...

Ringgold, Tench

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U.S. marshal for the District of Columbia. From the description of Tench Ringgold papers, 1813-1833. (Historical Society of Washington, Dc). WorldCat record id: 70954333 ...

Bank of the United States (1816-1836)

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In 1816, the Bank of the United States was rechartered, the first charter having expired in 1811, in an attempt to stabilize the national currency. Within the first three years, the bank was nearly ruined due to mismanagement. Langdon Cheves was elected president of its board of directors in 1819 and restored the bank's credit. In 1822, he resigned the post and was succeeded by Nicholas Biddle. The national charter for the bank expired in 1836, but Biddle kept the bank in operation until 1841, u...