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The Bank of Upper Canada

The Bank of Upper Canada

a collection of documents

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Published by The Champlain Society in cooperation with the Ontario Heritage Foundation in Toronto .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ontario
    • Subjects:
    • Bank of Upper Canada -- History -- Sources,
    • Bank of Upper Canada -- Ontario -- History,
    • Banks and banking -- Ontario -- History -- Sources,
    • Banks and banking -- Ontario -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [377]-385) and index.

      Statementedited with an introduction by Peter Baskerville.
      SeriesOntario series ;, 13, Publications of the Champlain Society., 13.
      ContributionsBaskerville, Peter A., Champlain Society., Ontario Heritage Foundation.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG2708.U6 B36 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationcliii, 400 p., [4] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages400
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2098868M
      ISBN 100886290619
      LC Control Number88146233
      OCLC/WorldCa18380160

      The British government made no effort to provide a local currency and the islanders had to make do with an insufficient supply of badly worn foreign coins. Thomas Gibbs Ridout, cashier general managerand William Proudfoot, Allan's successorwere less successful. By Library and Archives Canada Monday, March 29, During the first half of the 19th century there was a chronic shortage of small coins in Lower Canada. You can submit your own articles by contacting us.

      The same complaint was lodged by the Reformers against the Bank of Upper Canada, which served a similar role. He and his family immigrated in to Lower Canada, settling in the Huntingdon area southwest of Montreal. Gradually, however, counters such as ivory discs, small wooden sticks and other objects were introduced to facilitate the transactions. It instituted the branch system of banking, assuring that Toronto would become the financial centre of the province. See L.

      The above sketch of the second building of the bank is from the collection of the Toronto Reference Library B2 11a. There are two types of '4's' in the date: a plain '4', and a crosslet '4'. For example, if livres, sols and deniers were being added in France or pounds, shillings and pence in England, a box with three compartments would be used, one for each denomination. Approaching this historic block of buildings from the west, one is greeted by the old Bank of Upper Canada building. More services and features.


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The Bank of Upper Canada book

Toronto Archives, Fondsflid. Strachan was prescient in trying to create separation between one Bank of Upper Canada and the other. Share This.

The Bank of British North America also entered the provincial market around that time. The new premises were two and a half storeys, built in the neo-classical style, constructed of white stone blocks.

It is now believed that these tokens were intended not only to serve as change but that they also had a satirical purpose.

Why not? The school remained on the premises until It owed its origins to pressure from the commercial community, to close links with the Family Compact, and to the local government's hope that a bank would provide it with sorely needed capital.

The porch and doorway of the former bank on September 15, There were 1, bronze tokens KM Tn3a struck in and an indication that some were struck inbut no mintage figures or prices are listed.

The vessel on the token is the Lauzon, a ton steam-powered side-wheeler. There are a few scarce pieces in this series. White, one halfpenny token, Miles W. The data of catalog based on open source database. Good news, I think, that I had not so fully understood before.

Lawrence, were discovered by Jacques Cartier during his voyage to the Gaspe in Published online: 13 December One block east of Jarvis Street, at George Street, on the north side of Adelaide Street East, there is a block of old buildings that have survived diminished prosperity, neglect, abandonment, and even fire, to rise from the ashes and be restored.

In many cases, the new condominium towers are even welcomed; they provide a new customer base for those businesses that run out of old buildings, and provide thousands of new neighbours who will fight to save local heritage, should the need arise in the future.

For instance, vibrancy in banking can be a clue to the economic dynamism of the community.

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NOW : One of the restored doorways. The first steam-propelled vessel to make regular crossings of the St. Sir John Rose, P. Mackenzie, a bank critic, pushed for a non-speculative " hard money " policy where the bank loaned out only money that it actually had.

It was here that the Town of York began, growing into the original downtown heart of the City of Toronto, up untilwhen Toronto's new city hall now known as "Old City Hall" became the centre of the municipal government. White, a native of Shelburne, Nova Scotia, opened a hardware and ironmongery business in Halifax in The prevailing ideology in Ontario at the time was a conservative culture that rejected everything American and attempted to preserve the best of the British world in the new Eden.TORONTO, Wednesday, June At a meeting of the Bank of Upper Canada, yesterday, the Cashier reported that the losses sustained by the bank during the past few years amounted to $1, The Bank of Upper Canada: A Collection of Documents The Publications of the Champlain Society, Ontario Series, Volume Banks tokens of Canada.

One half penny Bank Token 1857 Canada Coin!!

Inthe parliament of the Province of Canada passes acts 13 and 14 to amend the Currency Act, allowing authorized banks to produce legal tender tokens. Between and several banks issued a series of penny and halfpenny copper tokens. BANK OF Upper Canada Half-Penny Bank Token - $ This sale is for this BANK OF UPPER CANADA HALF-PENNY BANK atlasbowling.com #: Charlton #: PC5B2 Take a good look at the 3 photos to judge grade and condition for yourself, as the BANK OF UPPER CANADA HALF-PENNY BANK TOKEN in the pictures is the one you will receive.

Canada (Upper) Penny and Half Penny Tokens to Political unrest tore through fledgling Canada and in rioting mobs caused the capital to move from Montreal to Toronto.

The Bank of Upper Canada received permission to mint copper coins, and.

Bank of Upper Canada

Coins: Canada - Tokens () Numismatic Directory, With values and Images (Page 1) | Sign in. " St George The Dragon Slayer " Bank Of Upper Canada One Penny Sku D5 4 photo" St George The Dragon Slayer " Bank Of Upper Canada Halfpenny Sku B5 4 photo.

Half Penny Token Nova Scotia.