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Six Letters from Bank of Charlotte to R. C. Pearson.

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money Start Price:500.00 USD Estimated At:1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD
Six Letters from Bank of Charlotte to R. C. Pearson.
SOLD
500.00USDto 2***5+ (125.00) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2018 Mar 15 @ 09:14UTC-7 : PDT/MST
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These are all from W. A. Lucay, cashier, to Pearson. Three directly mention receipt of gold, '5 parcels gold' and '3 parcels gold bullion' and '2 parcels gold bullion.' These would most probably be heading to the U. S. Mint at Charlotte. Other talk about banking business with Page Bacon, Parker & Tolano, American Express, Adams Express, etc. R.C. Pearson is definately to Robert Caldwell Pearson. He was the president of the Morganton branch of the Bank of the state of North Carolina at this time. He was also active in mining in the state. He was the first president of the Western North Carolina Railroad. (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection) Date: 1854 Location: Charlotte, North Carolina HWAC# 56818