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Identifier: bankingancientmo00warnrich
Title: Banking, ancient and modern ... together with full instructions as to the business methods of the Treasury Department at Washington, D.C. ..
Year: 1895 (1890s)
Authors: Warner, Willard Forester United States. Dept. of the Treasury
Subjects: Banks and banking
Publisher: [Chicago, From press of Lanward Pub. Co.]
Contributing Library: University of California Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: MSN

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($), which would result, when rapidly written,in the eight bearing a similarity to the letter S The theor> as to theletters U. S. (Lnited Staesi, written one o\er the other, appears to bebased merely upon sentiment. PILLARS OF HERCULES. Among the ancient peoplesof the East there were many versions of miraculous deeds performedby such wonderful beings as Hercules, or Herakles. The researchesof modern scholars, however, have showd these tales to be nothingmore or less than Sun-myths. The Phoenicians regarded the op- 98 posite promontories at the Straits of Gibraltar as the Western limitsof the land—all beyond was a vast, unknown extent of water, ap-parently world without end, When Herakles (the Sum had runhis brilliant course through the heavens, and slowly retired at theclose of day into the dark unfathomed caves, the glorious pictureas seen between these two noble promontories might well suggestthe designation:—The Pillars of Hercules. WILLARD FORESTER WARNER, Washington, D. C.

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IMUNIGIPflL BONDS (Not Subject to Federal Taxation Pledging the faith andcredit and the real andpersonal property of thecorporation are secondonly to U. S. GovernmentBonds in point of security,while yielding a muchhigher rate of interest. w. J. mm & SONS BANKERS 7 EXCHANGE PLACE BOSTON, MASS. 311-313 SUPERIOR ST. CLEVELAND, OHIO, U.S.A. WE BUY AND SELL Cf\BL& fVDDRESS KENNETHi F (191) IRST ESTABLISHED1863 INATIOINAL BANK KALAMAZOO, MICH. CAPITAL - - - - $100,000.00 SURPLUS AND PROFITS - $150,000.00 Loans 430,000 Depo^its 450,000 Collections a Specialty L. M. GATES, Pres F. N. ROWLEY, CashierJ. W. OSBORN, Vice-President Mercantile National Batik, N. V. National Hank Illinois, C/iiraeo JaS. W. English. President Jno. K. Oftley, Cashier Jas. R Gray, Vice President Chas. I Ryan. Assistant Cashier American Trust & Banking Co. ATLANTA, GEORGIA CAPITAL, - _ _ _ $500,000.00 SURPLUS AND PROFITS, - - - $40,000.00 LARGEST CAPITAL OF ANY BANK IN ATLANTA Liability same as National Bank

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Date: 2014-07-29 21:04:30

bookid:bankingancientmo00warnrich bookyear:1895 bookdecade:1890 bookcentury:1800 bookauthor:Warner__Willard_Forester bookauthor:United_States__Dept__of_the_Treasury booksubject:Banks_and_banking bookpublisher:_Chicago__From_press_of_Lanward_Pub__Co__ bookcontributor:University_of_California_Libraries booksponsor:MSN bookleafnumber:183 bookcollection:cdl bookcollection:americana

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