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Money, Money, Money

in The First Wall Street: Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, and the Birth of American Finance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226910260
eISBN:
9780226910291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226910291.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter discusses Philadelphia's role in early American monetary systems; its central, savings, and investment banks; and its insurers. In short, the financial revolution ushered forth a stable ... More


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