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The House of Baring in American Trade and Finance

English Merchant Bankers at Work, 1763-1861

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ISBN 9780674184145

Publication Date: 01/01/1949

631 pages

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Baring Brothers & Company were the leading merchant bankers in London concerned with American trade and finance at a period (1825-1861) when Americans looked to England for money to finance almost all their foreign trade and to forward a most remarkable expansion in their banks, canals, and railroads. Ralph Hidy’s story of the first hundred years of this house holds much interest for anyone concerned with banking and finance, or the history of the United States, of Great Britain, and of business.

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