Barings Bank, William Bingham and the rise of the American nation : a transatlantic relationship from the Revolutionary War through the Louisiana Purchase (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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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

Author: David Tearle
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Tearle
ISBN: 9780786444373 0786444371
OCLC Number: 465680902
Description: viii, 240 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Early days in England --
Early days in Philadelphia --
Trouble brewing --
City tavern : the eve of war --
The secret war : a Parisian in America --
William Bingham's Martinico odyssey --
Willing, Morris and Bingham, supplying Washington's army --
Benjamin Franklin, an American in Paris --
Barings, Hopes and the Triple Alliance --
Bingham returns to Philadelphia --
Mr. and Mrs. Bingham --
The grand tour --
New country, new constitution --
Property fever --
Sir Francis Baring, Bart. --
Bingham and Baring strike a deal --
Barings and Bingham, American consolidation --
The death of Anne Bingham and a turning point --
The Louisiana Purchase --
Finale, a concluding commentary --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: David Tearle.

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