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New York Clearing House Association founded in New York City

New York City, 1850s, detail
06/06/1854
In the summer of 1853, thirty-eight banks organized an exchange that had opened at 14 Wall Street that October.  This became the New York Clearing House Association on this day when a charter drawn up by George Curtis was adopted. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Joseph Nathan Kane, ed., Famous First Facts (New York: H.W. Wilson Company, 1981), 94.

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