1929 Farmington NH National Bank Booklet

Title

1929 Farmington NH National Bank Booklet

Description

A short, multi-page Farmington NH National Bank booklet for information and marketing purposes. The booklet starts with a drawing of the bank. Next the booklet has a list of officers, directors, and cashiers. The following page offers an early history.


The early history reads:

EARLY HISTORY THE FARMINGTON NATIONAL BANK is the out growth of a State Bank which was organized some time previous to January 1, 1855, such records as are available not giving us the exact date. Over three-quarters of a century have elapsed since that time and volumes might be written on the changes which have taken place in the Town and also in methods of banking. We find that back in April and May of the year 1872, Citizens' Meetings were held to give consideration to the organizing of a National Bank. As a result of these meet- ings, G. W. Herring and Charles W. Thurston proceeded to Washington for the purpose of obtaining permission to organize, and this authority was given under date of May 15, 1872. Under date of June 3, 1872, Articles of Association were adopted, and a Board of nine Directors elected. The following men were elected to the Board: G. W. Herring, John H. Barker, Alonzo Nute, Charles Talpey,]. F. Cloutman,H. B. Edgerly, C. W. Thurston, Martin L. Hayes and Edwin Wallace. The Directors then chose the following officers: G.W. Herring, President, J. F. Cloutman, Vice-President, and Thomas F. Cooke, Cashier. The certificate of organization was sworn to before Daniel W. Edgerly, Notary Public, under date of July 19, 1872, and sent to Washington upon receipt of which a Charter was granted by Honorable John Jay Knox, Comp- troller of the Currency, under date of July 27, 1872.

The booklet continues with photos of of the old bank and the new bank buildings. It offers a short service statement and then outlines each department, for a total of six departemnts. the booklet concludes with full page photos of the bank president, vice president, cashier, and director.

This item was found in a School Street property.

Size: 5"x 6.75"

Condition: The booklet shows some signs of minor wear and tear and does have a triangular tear at the bottom near the center of the booklet.


FHS-Kyle Leach

Creator

Farmington NH National Bank

Publisher

Farmington NH National Bank

Date

1929

Date Created

1929

Contributor

Donated by Roger Nason

Files

Citation

Farmington NH National Bank, “1929 Farmington NH National Bank Booklet,” Farmington Historical Society-Museum of Farmington History, accessed December 3, 2022, https://farmingtonnhhistory.omeka.net/items/show/626.

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