A COLLECTION OF ELEVEN CHICAGO DAILY FINANCIAL SHEETS FROM BANKING HOUSES, 1868. Chicago Ante-Fire Imprints:.
A COLLECTION OF ELEVEN CHICAGO DAILY FINANCIAL SHEETS FROM BANKING HOUSES, 1868.

A COLLECTION OF ELEVEN CHICAGO DAILY FINANCIAL SHEETS FROM BANKING HOUSES, 1868.

Chicago: 1868. Broadsides of various sizes, no printers listed. Some occasional minor wear, Very Good.

The financial sheets quote daily prices for stocks and bonds in Chicago. They suggest Chicago's emergence as a center of trade and finance before the Great Fire. The sheets include Tyler, Ullman & Co., Daily Quotations; and Opening Quotations from the Banking House of Lunt, Preston & Kean.
These banking firms were established during the early 1860's and quickly became an important financial force in building and, after the Great Fire, rebuilding the City of Chicago. Scripps, Preston & Kean was involved in the first government loan issued for the prosecution of the Civil War. [Howe: CHICAGO COMMERCE, MANUFACTURES, BANKING AND TRANSPORTATION FACILITIES. Chicago: 1884.]. Item #28080

Price: $750.00