History of the Chemical Bank: 1823-1913

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Priv. Print., 1913 - Banks and banking - 167 pages
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Page 59 - An act to provide a national currency, secured by a pledge of United States bonds, and to provide for the circulation and redemption thereof," approved June third, eighteen hundred and sixtyfour.
Page 147 - This is therefore to give notice, that the house so purchased is the corner house in the Broadway near Liberty-Pole, lately kept by Mr. Edward Smith. And all Sons of Liberty, without discrimination, who choose to commemorate that Glorious Day, are requested to attend at the said house on the nineteenth day of March next for the purpose aforesaid. Dinner will be served up at two of the clock and the bill called precisely at six. "NB The nineteenth day of March is fixed upon, as the eighteenth, being...
Page 100 - He was one of the founders and the first president of the Ethnological Society of America : and from 1843 to his death he was president of the New York Historical Society.
Page 30 - ... authorized to engage in the business of banking, and on depositing with the Comptroller the stocks of the United States, or of any State which should be, or be made equal to a five per cent, stock, or such stocks, and bonds and mortgages to the same amount or less, on improved, productive, and unincumbered real estate, worth double the amount secured by the mortgage, over and above all buildings thereon, and bearing interest...
Page 100 - Society at the time of his death. He was also one of the founders of the Botanic Garden at Belfast.
Page 112 - II.H. in 1884, was admitted to the New York bar the same year, and entered the firm of Chamberlain, Carter & Hornblower as a clerk.
Page 120 - I found him attired in full canonicals, with a table displaying a profusion of wine and cake, and busied in conversing and shaking hands with his parishioners. Having paid my compliments, I proceeded on my progress, and in the course of about four hours had the satisfaction of believing that I had discharged my duty, though not,—as I afterwards remembered, —without some omissions, which I trust my friends were good enough to forgive.
Page 136 - In its charter it was stated that "the aims were to be the manufacturing of blue vitriol, alum, oil of vitriol, aqua fortis, nitric acid, muriatic acid, alcohol, tartar emetic, refined camphor, saltpetre, borax, copperas, corrosive sublimate, calomel, and other drugs, medicines, paints, and...
Page 129 - Colcured lamps, arranged in stars and circles, light up the shrubbery with a fairy glimmer, and harmonies come down from a band of musicians among the boughs. I love to sit on one of the rustic benches, and gaze up into the foliage of the tall trees, like the dome of a dimly lighted cathedral. " It is a lofty feeling, yet a kind, Thus to be topped with leaves.
Page 83 - These cars are made low with broad iron wheels which fit the flanges of the rail road after an improved model from the Liverpool and Manchester cars. They resemble an omnibus, or rather several omnibuses attached to each other, padded with fine cloth and with handsome glass windows. Each capable of containing outside and inside fully 40 passengers.

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