James G. King & Son Ephemera (Prominent Banking Firm) (50844)

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James G. King & Son Ephemera (Prominent Banking Firm)  (50844)
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James Gore King was born in 1791 in New York City and died 1853 in New Jersey. A Congressman from 1849 to 1851, he founded King & Gracie, a banking firm in Liverpool, England. In 1824, he created the banking firm of Prime & Ward, New York City, which eventually became Prime, Ward & King. Thereafter he lived in New Jersey. His final banking firm was the House of James G. King & Son, from 1851 onward, which continued as James G. King’s Sons after his death. This collection of James G. King’s Sons' material contains: 1. A second of exchange made out to G. M. Harrison in the amount of 51, 6010 francs; 2. A letter to Harrison at 2 George Yard, Lombardy's London from James G. King’s Sons, New York, New York, and an onion paper copy of the same letter; 3. An onion copy of a list of collections made for Harrison by the firm.  State: New Jersey City: Date: 1855