1793.024: Petition to enlarge Capital Stock of the Bank of Alexandria.

Published: 1793

Full Title: Alexandria, September 3d, 1793. To the honorable the speakers and gentlemen of the two houses of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Author: Merchants of Alexandria.

Place Issued: Alexandria

Issuing Press: Hanson & Bond

Description: 1 sheet [1 pg.]; 35 cm. x 23 cm. (broadside).


Petitioning the forthcoming General Assembly (October 1793) to enact a law "enlarging the capital stock of the Bank of Alexandria, to the sum of three hundred thousand dollars" with manuscript signatures of city's principal merchants and business agents. Sheet lacks printer credit; at date mentioned in text, thee only press operating in Alexandria was that of Hanson & Bond; Hanson was regularly a part of efforts to expanding banking in Alexandria, so this imprint undoubtedly issued from his press.

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