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Territorial Bank

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Title Territorial Bank
Country United States
Description [back] First Territorial Bank - John Marshall operated the first territorial bank, established by the State in 1816, from his home. One story goes that the officers of the bank refused to lend $10,000 to the new city of Chicago, because they were too far away to ever amount to anything. Old Shawneetown, in Southern illinois.

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