Old Newspaper Collections Project

By Clayton, Deb, & Holice

Hudson River Bank


Extra special thanks to Holice B. Young for being such a trooper and typing a ton of old news articles! Without her this project wouldn't be here!


NY Tribune, 1872

At the annual election for directors of the Hudson River Bank, held on the 9th inst. the following gentlemen were elected, viz.:

Oliver Wiswall, Amner Hammond, Rufus Reed, James Mellen, Samuel Anable, Robert A. Barnard, Solomon Wescott, John Van Deusen, Laban Paddock, Israel Platt, Jeremiah Bame, Seneca Butts, Cyrus Curtiss.

At a subsequent meeting of the board, Oliver Wiswall, esq., was unanimously re-elected President.

A lot of ground for a cemetery at Newark, N. J., purchased in 1826 for $740.73, was sold the other day in building lots for $20,000.

The estimated insurance on the buildings destroyed by the Charleston fire, is $90,000, the loss over half a million.

The centre arches of the bridge at Frankfort, on the Kentucky river, fell with a prodigious crash on the 39th ult.

The ground on which stands the Mobile Theatre, was sold on the 1st inst, for the handsome sum of $85,100. It was bought by C. Callum, esq, of that city.

Copyright Clayton Betzing, 2001

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