Virginia City, MT -- Bank Billheads/Ledgers/Correspondence (130+) [142251]

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Virginia City, MT -- Bank Billheads/Ledgers/Correspondence (130+) [142251]
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Lot of over 130 items. Deposit and withdrawal confirmations, ledgers, and related correspondence from banks doing business with firms in Virginia City, MT in the late 19th century. Majority of items from the 1870s. Over half of all items from The Bank of California, San Francisco. Other banks represented include Northrup & Chick (NY); First National Bank of Omaha; Omaha National Bank; First National Gold Bank of San Francisco, CA; Knauth, Nachod & Kuhne (NY); Hatch & Foote (NY); First National Bank of Portland, Oregon; C.L. Dahler (Virginia City), and the Merchants Exchange Bank (San Francisco). Four Western Union telegraphs round out this fascinating glimpse into the financing of one of America's most famous western mining boomtowns.

Country (if not USA):
State: Montana
City: Virginia City
Provenance: Stuart MacKenzie Montana Collection