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November 27th, 1916.

Dear Ben:

The enclosed, invitation is sent with something of
regret.

' Not'because it is an invitation, but because it

emphasizes for the moment your being unable to attend.

As

you perhaps lmow, I was away when you went' ,Yest and it was

not until some time after that I learned of the reason of
your mission.

Since then I have been to Europe and other

parts of the world, which accounts m6st largely for my not
having written to you.

I was more than pained to learn of

your illness, as I can imagine what it .means to be laid up
in this manner and particularly Then, you are in the midst

of such important and successful work.

.

I hope you are

philosophical and are reali4ng that even if temporarily
laid up, you will find thin

quite the same and a most

cordial welcome when you come back.

Vanderlip and Warburg

have both: told me of having seen you, and both
f-

aging reports.

.

give.

encour-

This is gratifying in the extreme; particu-

larly the part as to which they assure me, that you are very
philosophical and showing your usual judgment in making the
best of a situation.

Referring again to the enclosed

invitation, it means that in view of the kindly interest of



some of our political friends, we have re-organized the
Bankers Trust Company, so that from some points of view

it would hardly be recognizable. In commemoration of
this I am giving a dinner to the original members of the
Executive Committee and the ex-2residents, and later
Award .expects to give a dinner to the same, including
the old and new directors. While you will be unable to
be with us in person, we shall drink to you as with us
in spirit and anticipate the time when we may again greet
you here.
With best love and best wishes, believe me,
Sincere y yours,

BenNnin Strong, Jr., Esq.,
Estes 'ark,




Colorado.

Hyde Park Hotel,
London, May 2, 1926.

My dear Mr. Fischer:.

Your kind note of April 27th WRZ delivered to me this

morning by Mr. Giles, and Mr. Presser had already cabled me that

I might expect to see you.

In view of the possibilities of a railroad strike, and as
I am to be in Paris in but two weeks, it hardly seems necencary
to trouble you to make the trip to London solely on my account, but

I r.). most grateful to you for offering to do RO.
Then I do reach Paris, which dbould be about the 15th,

I shall take the first opportunity of stopping at the Walkers Trust
Company office and asking for you

pith kindest regards, believe me
Sincerely yours,

Mr. H. Fischer, Managing Director,
Bankers Trust.Compeny,
5, Place VendOme,

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Washington,

Dacember 3, 1913.

Dear Mr. Strong,

In accordance with your message through Mr. Bailey,

I am mailing herewith a copy of the memoranda prepared today.
This, you will note, stops where you left off.

Mr. Kent has

been reading over the Bill, and is now with Senator Burton.
I have no idea what time he will return, and, as it is getting
late, I send this along without having it supplemented with his

dictation on the other paragillphs.

You left your walking-stick on the bed.

I don't

suppose that you need it to point at the ducks, so, unless you
send along any other directions, I will bring it bact to New York.

Mr. Bailey had Mr. Kent come over from the Shoreham, and put him
up in your room, so we are all here comfort




Since

ly

ly settled together.




Possibly you have noticed an error in the
nuObering of these pages.
I ran ever your set
hastily, and, finding two sheets paged 22,
concluded that I had 7)1Nced two copies of the
one page in your set. This morning I se A that
they Ire not duplicates, and that cbnsequently
your set is short the attached page, which
should follow your page 22.
J.H.I.




SIXTY TWO CEDAR STREET
NEW YORK CITY

March 17th, 1915.

Dear Mr. Lewis:

/-

Your favor of March. 16th

and notice from the
ceived.

Inasmuch a

ncandescent

Mr. Lamo

nclosing proxy consent

ght & Stove Company is re-

has executed

nd sent on his

consent and proxy, In r.A_y to do the same, provided, however the Incandesce

not among

ight & Stove Company securities were

those turned over to Mr. Converse, in which case

Mr. Converse would be the one to sign this proxy.

Will you

please be good enough to let me know about this?
Also, if my memory serves me correctly, I have
some stock

coming to me from the Tobacco

this

being aimpa

stock

Prgazajpmpany,

part of that in which Mr. Reid and

Mr. Wiggin were interested.

I will appreciate your letting

me know about these matters, and thanking you in anticipation,
lain,

Very truly yours,

Mr. J. H. Lewis,
The Bankers Trust Company,
16 wail Street, New York City.
VOM




BANKERS TRUST
OFFICERS
SEWARD PROSSER, PRESIDENT.
3. E.POMEROY,,cF PRESIDENT.
Y. N.IDUANS , VICE PRESIDENT.
RENT, VICE PRESIDENT.
F.

F.N.B.CLOSE, VICE PRESIDENT.
HAROLD B.THORNE, voCE PRESIDENT
GEORGE W. BENTON, TREASLIRER
BETHUNE W. JONES, SECRETARY
GUY RICHARDS, *SST SECRETARY,

TRUST DEPARTMENT

COMPANY

OFFICERS

H.F. WI LSON,J R.. ASST SECRETARY.
R.H.GILES, ASST. TREASURER
PERRY D.BOGUE, ASST. SECRETARY.
HARRY N. DUNHAM, ASST. TREASURER.
41ICHAELS. TR,ST FDFF/ c/SR

CAPITAL
$10,000,000
SURPLUS FUND 10,000,000

BEACH POLK, Assy TREASURER.
J. F. SCHMID, ASST. TREASURER.
R.G. PAGE, ASST. TRUST OFFICER.

CABLE ADDRESS: BANKTRUST, NEW YORK.

W.A. H END ERSON,A U ENToa.

16 WALL STREET
NEW YORK

January 26, 1916.

Mr. Benjamin Strong,
62 Cedar Street,
New York City.




Dear Mr. Strong:
We are in receirt

and shall be pleased to comply

your letter of even date
f/

ith your request to forward all

notices, advices of credits

etc. to Mrs. /McLaren during ;our

absence from the city; al o

that in the event of any attention

being required with rE44rence to your securities, she will be in
a position to commun cate with you.
Yours very truly,

Atelr
Trust Officer.




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June 1, 1921.

PERSONAL

gy dear gr. Prosser:
We have only %itnia the last few weeks been able

to

cdnclude the

final accounting of the expenses of the various Liberty loans, and determine
to what extent, if any, expenditures made by the organizatiAl could not be
reimbursed by the Treasury under existing lad, or rules of the Department.

we find that the total amount of such items that cannot be reimbursed is

2,535.97.

Of this sum, the Federal rteserve Bank ib able to absorb $2,229.74.

The remainder,..5.06.!:75, I have pai(j, pereonally.

The Liberty Loan Committee i-,assed a resolution, agreeing personally

to assume certain charges, up to a limited amount, which as I recall was t1,000.
If the members of the committee care to pay their respective shares of this sum,
the amount of each committeeman's proportion will be

Had theee operations been conducted since the passage of the Voletead
Act, it would not have been necessary to ask the oommittee to make any oontrieu-

tion.
Yours very truly,

Sewurd Prosser, Esq.,
1.,3 Wall St.,
New York, N. Y.







June 15,

My dear Mr. Prosser:

I thank you for the remittance of 05.55
enclosed in your favor of June 15.
Yours very truly,

Seward Prosser, Esq.,

le wal St.,

New York, N.

Y.

BANKERS TRUST
SEWARD PROSSER,

PRESIDENT

COMPANY

NEW YORK
16 WALL STREET

MANAGING COM M ITTEE
D. E. PO M EROY,

F 1.KENT.
F N El, CLOSE.
A.A.T1LN EY,

THOMAS H I LOT.
H.J.COCH RAN,

VICE PRESIDENT
VICE PRESIDENT
VICE PRESIDENT
VICE PRESIDENT
VICE PRESIDENT
VICE PRESIDENT




FIFTH AV EN U E AT 42,,TREET

CABLE Ao9RESS- BANKTRUST -NEW YORK

MADISON AVENUE AT 57VSTR EET

PARIS
9 RUE ST FLORENTI N
16 PLACE LIEN DOME

6 1921

JUN

16 WALL STREET

NEwYoRK,

June 15, 1921.

My dear Mr. Strong:

Mr. Prosser has asked me to
send you the enclosed check for $23.55, representing his proportionate share of the expenses
in connection with the various Liberty Loans.

Yours very truly,

Secretary to Mr. Pfosser.

Benjatin Strong, Esq.,
Federal Reserve Bank,
120 Broadway,
New York, N.Y.




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DIRECTORS.

OFFICERS.

JAMES S.ALEXANDER,Prest.Nat.Bank of Corm-net, in N.Y.
STEPH EN BAKER, President Bank orthe Manhattan to.
SAMUEL G. BAYN E, President Seaboard Nat.Bank.
EDWIN M. BULKLEY, Spencer Trash & Co. Bankers.
E. C. CONVERSE, Presiclent.AstorTrust Co.
THOMAS DEWITT CUYLER, Prest.Commercial Trust Co.PhiK.
HENRY P. DAVISON, J. P. Morgan & Co. Bankers.
WM. NORTH DUAN E , Vice President.
RUDULPH ELLIS, President Fidelity Trust Co. Phila.
F HAYWARD FERRY, Vice President Hanover Nat.Bank.
TER E. FR EW, President Corn Exchange Bank.
Fix ECK T. H AS K ELL,V. Prest. III.Trust &Savings Bank Chicago.
A. BARTON HEPBUR N, Chairman Chase Nat.Bank.

FRANCIS L. HINE, President First Nat. Bank.
EDGAR L. MAR SION, Blair& Co. Bankers.
JOSEPH B. MARTI N DALE, President Chemical Nat.Bank.
GATES W. Mg GAR RAH, PrestMechanics'i& Metals Nat.Bank.

CHARLES D. NORTON, Vice Prest. First. Nat.Bank.
WILLIAM C. POI LLO N, Vice President.
DANIEL E. POM ER OY,Vice President.
S E WAR D PROSSER, Prest.Liberty Nat. Bank.
DANIEL G. REID, Vice President Liberty Nat.Bank.
BENJ. STR 0 NG,JR. President.
EDWARD F. SWINN EY, Prest.First Nat.Bank,Kansas City.
GILBERT 0TH OR NE , Vice President Nat.Park Bank.
EDWARD TOWNS EN D, Prest.Imp.&Traders Nat.Bank.
ALBERT H. WIGGIN, President Chase Nat.Bank.
SAMUEL WOOLVERTON, Vice President Hanover Nat.Bank.

BANKERS TRUST

COMPANY
$10,000,000
CAPITAL
SURPLUS FUND 10,000,000
CABLE ADDRESS: BANKTRUST, NEW YORK.

GUY RICHARDS, Asst. Secretary.
H.W. DONOVAN, Asst.Treasurer.
BETHUN E W. JONES, Asst.Secretary.
H.F. WI LSON,J R.,Asst.Secretary.
R. H.GILES , Asst. Treasurer.
PERRY D. BO GUE, Asst.Secretary.
HARRY N. DUN HAM, Asst.-Treasurer.

I. MICHAELS, Trust Officer.

16 WALL STREET

NEWYORK, October 27, 1914.

FOREIGN EXCHANGE DEPARTMENT

Mr. Benjamin Strong, Jr.,
27 Pine Street,
New York.
Dear Mr. Strong:-

Referring to our conversation of to-day, I am handing
you herewith a copy of Mr. Simpson's letter to Mr. Kent.




1/4414

BENJ.STRONG,J R., President.
WILLIAM C. POILLON, Vice President.
D. E. POMEROY, Vice President.
W. N. DUANE,Vice President.
F. I. K ENT, Vice President.
HAROLD B.THORNE , Vice President,
F. N. B.0 LOSE,Vice President.
GEO. G.THO MSON, Secretary.
GEORGE W. BENTON, Treasurer.

Very truly yours

V

BANK OF LIVERPOOL LIMITED
Box No. 107.
LIVERPOOL, 13th October, 1914.

hear Mr. Kent:I thank you for your letter of yesterday, which I have
read with great interest.
Mr. Strong's appointment is an excellent one from the
point of view of the Banking and Commercial community of New
York, though I am afraid it will mean a severe loss to your Company. I am writing to Mr. Strong offering him my warm congratulations and good wishes.
With regard to the Cotton situation in Liverpool, I appreciate the fact that you have authorised your Institution to
buy Drafts on this Bank up to Z100,000, and that you are prepared
to extend this line' in case of need.
With regard to the scarcity of Cotton Bills, the simple
reason is that practically no Cotton Importing is going on; the
demand for the finished article fell off sharply at the outbreak
of War, and has not yet revived. Merchants of cloth have large
stocks on their hands, and can take no more from Spinners and
.Manufacturers. Spinners and Manufacturers are accordingly closing down their Mills, and the demand for raw spot Cotton has
shrunk to very small proportions. A Turther difficulty is that
the Cotton Exchanges of the World are still closed, so that the
usual machinery for hedging purchases of Cotton by future sales
is not available. All this is quite enough to account for the
fact that very little new crop Cotton is being purchased in
America at present. The phase of the situation to which you refer, is not one which attracts much attention here. It can only
be in the rarest instances that purchases were made by Importers
on this side for Autumn delivery, so that that factor does not
enter into the question of exports to this country.
On the other hand, I am told that a considerable amount
of Cotton was purchased by American spinners in this way, and they
are mire to lose pretty heavily in respect of such contracts.
I confess that I can see no solution to the present difficulty,
except time. In course of time demand for Cotton Goods is .sure to
spring up again, but until the War is over, the demand is bound to
be of a restricted character. Cotton Bills will accordingly be
scarce for some time to come. There is no hesitation on the
part of British Banks to finance Cotton Importers, so that the
difficulty will not be solved by special financial facilities
being offered in Eew York.
c
In these circumstances, I think it will only be wasting
your time to suggest that you should come to Liverpool, though I
need hardly say that if you wish to do so, I shall be only too
glad to see you and to find that you can stay at my house for
the night.
Yours sincerely,



(signed)

JAIIES H. SIMPSON.

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COPY.

BANKERS TRUST COMPANY
No.

56'71

New York,

/
Gentlemen:We beg to introduce to you
.111

in whose favor we hereby open a credit wit* y
sum

ollectively for the

of(.6

Pounds Sterling,

to which extent be pleased to furnish paym4nts in sums as required
inscribing the amounts so paid on the back of this letter.
In reimbursement you wkriake

demand

draft on THE LONDON

Y AND! MIDLAND BANK,

(Limited). London, inserling

in the date an number of this

credit, which, when inscribed on the back bf this 2t1er, we engage
CD

shall meet with due honor.

0

Your charges are to be paid by the bfgrer heif
Requesting for

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we have the honor to remain,

best attention

yo

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C..)

Dear Sirs,
Z.CEr.

Yours faithfully,
BANKERS TRUS7 COMPANY.

This Credit is in force until
o Messieurs the BankersZ-named in our Letter of indication
A P PRO VED BY

L/cAjc CARD
L/c LEDGER

1/c JOIMAL
'LONDON ADVICE

N 27

SIGNATURES



1916

1(--Y-7 /7./

31

LETTER OF CREDIT AGREEMENT
8 1Frrafi, Bankers Trust Company have at the request of the undersigned, issued
and delivered its Letter of Credit, as per copy annexed, and in consideration thereof the
undersigned jointly and severally agree with said Bankers Trust Company, its successors and
assigns, to pay it or them on demand in United States gold or equivalent, any and all amounts
drawn in virtue of said Letter of Credit, plus a one per cent. commission and exchange and
charges payable at current rates.

The undersigned hereby authorize said Bankers Trust Company, its successors or
assigns to, and hereby agree that it or they, may sell at any time, at public or private sale, with
or without notice, any securities of any kind whatever, that it or they may hold against such
Credit.

The undersigned further agree that the payee shall affix sample signature to the Letter
of Indication in respect of said Credit before such Credit is in any way made use of.
The undersigned further agree that if said Letter of Credit be either lost or stolen, on
discovery thereof, immediately to notify the said Bankers Trust Company, New York and/or
the London City and Midland Bank, Ltd., London, by telegraph, and the undersigned jointly and
severally authorize the Bankers Trust Company and the London City and Midland Bank, Ltd.,
'upon receipt of such notification (1) to notify by post their correspondents of such loss
or theft, and (2) to take such other precautions as they in their discretion may deem proper or
advisable in the premises, and the undersigned jointly and severally agree to reimburse said

Bankers Trust Company and said London City and Midland Bank, Ltd., for any and all
expenses thereby incurred ; and further, if any pa3mients are made against such Letter of
Credit, so lost or stolen, by any Bank or Bankers observing the precautions usual at the
place of payment, aud before the receipt of any such notice, the undersigned jointly and
severally agree to indemnify and save harmless the Bankers Trust Company or their correspondents from any loss sustained or liability incurred thereby.
The time limit originally specified in said Letter of Credit may, upon the application of
the holder thereof, be extended by said Bankers Trust Company, or any of its correspondents,
without notice to any other party hereto, and thereupon all the terms hereof shall remain in
full force and effect for the term of such extension, without releasing any party hereto.
Said Bankers Trost Company may assign or transfer this instrumemt and may deliver
any security or any part thereof to the transferee or transferees who shall thereupon become
vested with all the powers and rights herein above given to said Bankers Trust Company, its

successors, assigns and correspondents, and said Bankers Trust Company shall forever be
relieved and fully discharged from any liability or responsibility in the matter.
NEW YORK




(BANK)

Guarantee to Bankers Trust Company re

issue of

Letter of Credit.

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In

,

consideration of the issuance of Traveler's Letter'

of Credit, No
.

,

dated

in favor of

-

for

-

pounds

(&L.e,(2,.c/: ),

the undersigned hereby assigns, transfers and sets over to
Bankers Trust Company, New York City, all credits now due
from said Trust Company to the undersigned and all further
credits due from said Trust Company to the undersigned from
time to time, to total aggregate amount of such Traveler's
Letter of Credit, including interest and charges, and the
undersigned hereby authorizes said Trust Company to reimburse itself out of and tharge against said credits, for
all payments made by it as to all drafts drawn against said
Letter of Credit, except that in so far as such drafts may
be so paid or charged, the liability of the undersigned
hereunder shall be reduced to that extent.

In so far as

such credit shall be insufficient for such reimbursement,

the undersigned agrees to repay said Trust Company and the
undersigned further agrees to indemnify and hold harmless
said Trust Company from any claim against or loss to it
arising out of such issue of said Letter of Credit, receipt.
of which is hereby acknowledged.

WITNESS my hand this
19




JAN 2

116

day of

BANKERS TRUST
OFFICERS
f"--',IWA RD PROSSER, PRESIDENT.
\,,Z.E.POTHEROY,VICE PRES,D.ENT.
W.N.DUANE, VICE PRESIDENT.
F. I.K ENT, VICE PRESIDENT.
E.N.B.CLOSE, VICE PRESIDENT.
HAROLD B.THORNE, VICE'APESIDENT
GEORGE N4.BENTON, TREASURER.
BETHUNE W. J ONES, SECRETARY.
GUY RICHARDS, ASST. SECRETARY.

COMPANY

OFFICERS

H.F.WILSON,JR., ASST. SECRETARY.
R.H.GILES, ASST. TREASURER.
PERRY D.BOGUE, ASST. SECRETARY

$10,000,000
CAPITAL
SURPLUS FUND 10,000,000

HARRY N. DUN HAM , ASST. TREASURER.

I.MICHAELS, TRUST OFFICER.
BEACH POLK, ASST. TREASURER.
J. F. SCHMID, ASST. TREASURER.
R.G. PAGE, A SET. TRUST OFFICER.

CABLE ADDRESS: BANKTRUST, NEW YORK.

W.A. HEN DERSON,Au

16 WALL STREET
FOREIGN EXCHANGE DEPARTMENT

NEW YO

R K

January 25, 1916.

Mr. Benjamin Strong, Jr.,
62 Cedar Street,
New York City.
Dear Sir:

We are in receipt of your favor of January 14th
and, as requested, hand you herewith the following:
Letter of Credit No. 5671 'or 41000, in your favor,
good until July 31st, 1916.
$2000. in American Bankers Association Travelers' Cheques.
h50 in English gold. at 4.85i
1,50 in English paper @ 4.75
2500 Fes. Frenqh gold at.1935
Total

$242.88
237.50
483.75
0964.13

We shall *pleased to receive your eheck for $964.13,
covering the foreign money, also please sign the enclosed agreements
covering the Travelers Cheques and Letter of Credit.

CAM-ES
Enc:/L,




Assistant Treasurer.

BANKERS TRUST
OFFICERS
SEWARD PROSSER, PRESIDENT.
3. E.POMEROY,CE PRESIDENT.
W.N.OUANE, VICE PRESIDENT.
F. I.K ENT, VICE PRESIDENT.
F.N.B.CLOSE, VICE PRESIDENT.
HAROLD B.THORNE, VICE PRESIDENT
GEORGE W. BENTON, TREASURER.
BETHUNE W. J ONES,SECRETARY.
GUY RICHARDS, ASST SECRETARY

COMPANY

OFFICERS

H.F.WILSON,JR.. ASST. SECRETARY.
R.H.GILES, ASST, TREASURER.
PERRY D.BOGUE, ASST. SECRETARY.
HARRY N. DUNHAM, ASST. TREASURER.
I.MICRAELS, TRUST OFFICER.
BEACH POLK, ASST. TREASURER
J. F. SCHMID, ASST. TREASURER.
E.G. PAGE, ASST. TRUST OFFICER.
W.A. HENDERSON,AUDITOR.

$10,000,000
CAPITAL
SURPLUS FUN D 10,000,000
CABLE ADDRESS: BANKTRUST, NEW YORK.

16 WALL STREET
FOREIGN EXCHANGE DEPARTMENT

NEW Yo R K

January 27,1916.

if
Mrs. Maclaren,
Secretary to Mr. Strong,
Federal Reserve Bank,
62 Beaver St., City.
Dear Madam:-

We are enclosing herewith application blank signed
by Mr. Burrell covering $1,000 in Travelers' Cheques issued to
him under guaranty, and would appreciate your having this guaranty
Also please have the notation "Kindly charge
signed by Mr. Strong.
my account" placed in the lower left hand corner and initialed by
Mr. Strong.
Thanking you, we remain

Very truly

MCA
enc.
9iv




ours

Assistant-Treasurer.




Jenunry 28th, 1916.

Dear "ire:
77111 y(nx kindly mail to me at my office

all advices of charges against the letter of credit
and travelers checks which T nr. taking with re to
&trope?

Very truly yours,

Bankers Trust Comp:cny,

16 Wall Street,
row York City.

BANKERS TRUST

COMPANY

OFFICERS
SEWARD PROSSER, PRESIDENT.
POMEROY,yicE PRESIDENT.
W.N.DUANE, VICE PRESIDENT.
F. I.K ENT, VICE PRESIDENT.
F. N.B.CLOSE, VICE PRESIDENT.
HAROLD B.THORNE, VICE PRESIDENT
GEORGE W. BENTON, TREASURER
BETHUNE W JONES,SECRETARy
GUY RICHARDS, ASST SECRETARY.

OFFICERS

H.F. WILSON,J R.. ASST SECRETARY.

R. HOLES, AssT TREASURER

$10,000,000
CAPITAL
SURPLUS FUND 10,000,000

PERRY D.BOGUE, ASsT SECRETARY.
HARRY N. DUNHAM, ASST. TREASURER.
MICHAELS, TRUST OFFICER.

BEACH POLK, Ass, TREASURER
F. SCHMID, AssT, TREASURER.
PAGE, ASST. TRUST OFFICER.
W.A. HEN DERSON,AU cuTOR.

CABLE ADDRESS: BANKTRUST, NEW YORK.

16 WALL STREET
FOREIGN EXCHANGE DEPARTMENT

NEW YORK

May 11, 1916

Mr. Benj. Strong, Jr.,
62 Cedar Street,
New York, L.Y.

//

Dear Sir:

We wish to acknowledge receipt of American Bankers Association Travelers' Cheques 012.54122/31, ten at 5 0 . each, and A389416/25,
ten at <$100. each, issued to you under guaranty; also cheques #C2716305/
12, eight at $20. each,and Blt54165/8, four at ,,350. issued under guaranty
to Mr. H.D. Burrell, for capcelation.
.45

,/

We have acd'ordingly canceled the guaranties covering these
cheques and release you from all obligation thereunder.




Very truly yours

reasurer.

%Assistant

BANKERS TRUST
OFFICERS
SEWARD PROSSER, PRESIDENT.
D. E.POMEROY,vicE PRESIDENT.
.V.N.DUANE, VICE PRESIDENT.
F.I.K ENT, VICE PRESIDENT.
F.N.B.CLOSE, VICE PRESIDENT.
HAROLD B.THORNE, VICE PRESIDENT
GEORGE W. BENTON,
SURER.
BETHUNE W. JONES,SECRETARY.
GUY RICHARDS, ASST. SECRETARY.

COMPANY

OFFICERS

H.F.WILSON,JR., ASST. SECRETARY.
R.H.G/LES, ASST TREASURER.
PERRY D.BOGUE, ASST. SECRETARY.
HARRY N DUNHAM, ASST. TREASURER.
I.MICHAELS, TRUST OFFICER.
BEACH POLK, ASST. TREASURER.
J. F. SCHMID, ASST. TREASURER.
R.G. PAGE, ASST. TRUST OFFICER.
W.A. HEN DERSON,AucHToR.

CAPITAL
$10,000,000
SURPLUS FUND 10,000,000
CABLE ADDRESS: BANKTRUST, NEW YORK.

16 WALL STREET
FOREIGN EXCHANGE DEPARTMENT




NEW YORK

Paw 11, 1916.

Mr. Benjamin Strong, Jr.,
Federal Reserve Bank,
Pine & Nassau Streets,
New York City.
Dear Sir:-

We acknowledge receipt of Letter of Credit
NO. 5671 for £1000., returned for cancellation, and
hand you herewith your guaranty covering same.
Very truly yours,

ES cils
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Assistant Treaiurer.




August 27th, 1917.

Dear Sirs:
Will you kindly forward to Mr. Strong
draft on London for 230 drawn in favor of T7ontagu Norman, charging same to Mr. Strong's account?

Thanking you for your attention, I an,
Very truly yours,

Secretary to Mr. Strong.
tanker o Trust Company,

Attention Yr. J. F. Schmid,
16 Wall Street,

New York City.
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Dear Sirs:

Will you be good enough to issue a letter of credit
to my order for g3,000

Drafts against the letter of credit

should be sent to the Reserve Bank for collection, emd they will

issue a letter of guaranty covering the same.

I would also like to have a supply of travelers
checks se
4700
200
100

in 4400 denomination

in
in

50

20

payable to my order, dind these will likewise be paid for by the
federal Reserve Bank.

I would also like to have 4:1,000 in

travelers cheeks, of similar denominations, made payable to the
order of Mr. Harold Vaughan, which will also be paid for by the
Reserve Bank.

Gan you also arrange to get me a small supply of

nglish currency and french currency to take abroad with te,

and at a fair rate of exchange?

I shall not need these until the latter part of next
week.

Very truly yours,
/Bankexs,,Xrust Oompany,
ltriJall Str eet, New York.
1313/1ila




l'oebruary 25, 1920.

My dear Mr. Schmidt:

ln accordance with our telephone cnverwItion of
this morning, 1 am returning herewith Travelers/ ahequee for

0,000 which ara to be cancelled and the amount credited to Mr.
Strong's account.

As Mr. Strangle son will not leave for the west
before March 29th, 1 can easily rrange to have *2,000

Travelers' chequesissued to him a few days prior to hie depar

Yours 4ry truly,
Encls.

0,000 Travelers'
Cheques.

Mr. J. F. Schmidt, Vice President,
Bankers Trust Company,
18 W%11 Street, h. Y.

Secretary to Mr. Strong.


Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, One Federal Reserve Bank Plaza, St. Louis, MO 63102