Letters, 1822-1838.


Bank of the United States (1816-1836). Letters, 1822-1838.

Letters, 1822-1838.

Letters from Biddle and Cheves, the bulk from Biddle, chiefly to George Graham, president of the Washington branch, and to Richard Smith, cashier, concerning bank business.

1 v. (236 items) ; 27 cm.

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Graham, George, 1770-1830

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George Graham was born in Dumfries, Va., about 1772, and died in Washington in August, 1830. He graduated from Columbia College in 1790 and studied law. During the War of 1812 he commanded the "Fairfax Light-Horse." During the last two years of Madison's administration and until relieved by Calhoun, he was acting secretary of war. In 1818 he inspected General Lallemande's colonists at Orscaquies Bluffs on Trinity River and induced them to submit to the authority of the United States. He became p...

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...

Biddle, Nicholas, 1786-1844

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Writer, politician and financier, of Pennsylvania. From the description of Nicholas Biddle letters, 1817-1840, and undated. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 34992389 José Francisco Correia da Serra was a Portuguese scholar, naturalist and diplomat. From the guide to the José Francisco Correia da Serra letters, 1810-1823, 1810-1823, (American Philosophical Society) William Clark requested that Nicholas Biddle, scholar, statesman, and financier, writ...

Cheves, Langdon, 1776-1857

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South Carolina judge, plantation owner, state legislator, U.S. representative, and U.S. official. From the description of Langdon Cheves power of attorney, 1806. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 36865568 Banker and U.S. representative from South Carolina. From the description of Letter of Langdon Cheves, 1830. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453223 South Carolina plantation owner, attorney, judge, politician, and U.S. officia...

Smith, Richard M.

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Richard Smith was a merchant of Boston, Mass. who also had an interest in an iron furnace in Salisbury, Conn. and perhaps an adjacent dry goods business. From the description of Business papers, 1761-1795. (Harvard Business School). WorldCat record id: 269600982 Richard and Gilbert Smith were furniture makers and joiners in Canaan, Ct. and later New Marlborough, Berkshire Co., Ma. From the description of Account book, 1796-1811. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat rec...