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TABLE OF CONTENTS

CHAPTER II. Continued.

Wall Street alive with Painters and Builders.

The Sublime Event in Human History.

The First President.

Elegance of Life in Wall Street.

Profound Subjects Discussed in Wall Street.

Formation of the National Government.

City of Washington Founded.

Beginning of Wall Street's Financial History.

The Bank of New York.

Description of the City in 1800.

Location of Residences.

Death of Hamilton.

Origin of the University of the State.

New York Historical Society Organized.

Merchants' Exchange Built.

The Wall Street Poet.

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CHAPTER III.—1830–1833—The Great Money Center.
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The Custom House Built.

The Collectors of the Port:—

General John Lamb.

Comfort Sands.

David Gelston.

Jonathan Thompson.

Samuel Swartwout.

Jesse Hoyt.

John P. Morgan.

Charles G. Ferris.

Edward Curtis.

C. P. Van Ness.

C. W. Lawrence.

Hugh Maxwell.

Daniel S. Dickinson.

Greene C. Bronson.

Herman J. Redfield.

Augustus Schell.

Hiram Barney.

Simeon Draper.

Preston King.

Henry A. Smyth.

Moses H. Grinnell.

Thomas Murphy.

Chester A. Arthur.

Edwin A. Merritt.

Wm H. Robertson.

Panic of 1837.

Beginnings of the New York Stock Exchange

The Famous Jacob Little

The Line of Assistant Treasurers:—

William C. Bouck.

John Young.

Luther Bradish.

John A. Dix.

John J. Cisco.

Henry H. Van Dyck.

Daniel Butterfield.

Charles J. Folger.

Thomas Hillhouse.

Thomas C. Acton.

John A. Stewart.

The Commercial Hurricane of 1857.

Disturbances in Wall Street.

Excitements of the Civil War.

The Sub-Treasury and its Business.

The Assay Office and its Business.

Growth of Banks and Banking Houses.

Sketch of the Manhattan Company.

Sketch of the Merchants' National Bank.

Sketch of the Mechanics' National Bank.

Sketch of the Bank of America.

The New York Clearing House.

Its History and Present Status.

Various Tumults in Wall Street.

The Black Friday Panic.

The Gold Exchange.

The New York Stock Exchange.

Its Character and Methods.

Its Public Utility.

Its Membership and Presidents.

Various Moneyed Institutions.

Valuable Real Estate.

The Largest Depository in the Country.

The Early Newspapers in Wall Street.

Men of Genius in Wall Street.