File MS-4-11, SF Box 46, Folder 14 - Memoranda from a deed of settlement of the Bank of British North America

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Memoranda from a deed of settlement of the Bank of British North America

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MS-4-11, SF Box 46, Folder 14

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  • 1836 (Creation)

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11 pages (1 folder)

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The Bank of British North America was a chartered bank founded in London, England in 1835. The bank received its royal chater in 1840. It had offices in Toronto, Montreal, Quebec City, Saint John, New Brunswick, Halifax and St. John's, Newfoundland. It also operated agencies in New York City and San Francisco. In 1918, the bank merged with the Bank of Montreal.

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Custodial history is unknown. The file was accessioned in 1971.

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File contains a seven page handwritten memoranda from a deed of settlement of the Bank of British North America (May 28, 1836). The deed of settlement was negotiated for the purpose of establishing banks in the British colonies of North America. File also contains four blank forms for transferring shares.

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Preferred citation: Memoranda from a deed of settlement of the Bank of British North America, MS-4-11, SF Box 46, Folder 14, Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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