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Biddle, Nicholas (1786-1844) [Bank of the United States third exchange draft to Treasurer of the United States Mint William Findlay].

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03138 Author/Creator: Biddle, Nicholas (1786-1844) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Document signed Date: 6 March 1832 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Issued by Baring Brothers, the bank's English agent. Endorsed on verso by Findlay payable to Mathew R. Boulton. Biddle was President of the Second Bank of the United States from 1822 until 1834. Boulton is possibly Matthew R. Boulton, a partner with James Watt in the Soho Manufactory in Birmingham, England.

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Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Keywords/Subjects: Bank of the US, Banking, Finance, Government and Civics, US Mint, Economics, Global History and US Foreign Policy, Global History and US Foreign Policy

Sub Era: Age of Jackson