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Banks and banking--Virginia--History--19th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

James Hamilton Bank Book

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. MsV Ap18
Scope and Contents Bank book, 1834-1840, of James Hamilton with the Bank of Virginia.

Peninsula Bank Minute Books

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1995.37
Scope and Contents Mss. Acc. 1995.37

Eight ledgers, 1897-1916, 1917-1937, 1949, 1952, 1959, 1960, 1963 and 1964 of the Peninsula Bank Williamsburg showing business records including individual accounts and minutes of the Board.

Peninsula Bank was also known as Peninsula Bank and Trust, then later became Crestar Bank and Crestar became SunTrust Bank.

Mss. Acc. 1994.92 has been added to this collection.  Two newspaper articles, undated, on the history of the Peninsula Bank.

Unchartered Banks of Virginia Minutes

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Mi4
Scope and Contents Minute book of members of a group of unchartered banks in Virginia.  Names of banks and delegates appear in the minutes.  Minutes appear to reflect the unchartered banks' response to a 1816 code to prohibit bank notes from unchartered banks.