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Barings Bank, William Bingham and the rise of the American nation : a transatlantic relationship from the Revolutionary War through the Louisiana Purchase

"This book describes the events and relationships that established Barings Bank as the world's first merchant bank and it's role in transforming the US into an international superpower. Appendixes examine the genealogy of the Baring, Bingham, and Willing families; the impact of banking pioneers on English aristocracy; the life of Anne Willing Bingham; and information on locations"--Provided by publisher
Print Book, English, ©2010
McFarland & Co., Jefferson, N.C., ©2010