Governor William Pickering Letter, with Cover Letter, to Arthur Denny, July 14, 1865

Title

Governor William Pickering Letter, with Cover Letter, to Arthur Denny, July 14, 1865

Subject

Economy

Description

“…instead of having a large number of partners, I should think it advisable…to have as few partners as possible.”

Abstract

Writing from Washington City [DC], Governor Pickering reports having successfully obtained approval from the US Comptroller of the Currency to establish a National Currency Bank in Olympia WT. He authorizes Denny as his attorney to sign his name as one of the bank’s founding shareholders, and comments confidentially on how to select other possible shareholders.

Creator

Pickering, William T., 1798-1873

Source

Arthur A. Denny Correspondence, MOHAI Manuscript Collection

Publisher

Washington DC

Date Created

1865-07-14

Contributor

Sophie Frye Bass

References

Denny, Arthur Armstrong, 1822-1899

Medium

Manuscript

Type

letter

Bibliographic Citation

Sophie Frye Bass Collection, Museum of History & Industry Manuscript Collection, Box 27, Folder 573

Spatial Coverage

Olympia; Thurston

Provenance

Sophie Frye Bass Library, Museum of History & Industry, Seattle, WA

Start Page

1

End Page

6

Geolocation

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