Chicago Ante-Fire Imprints

56 [Illinois] Collection of 15 Chicago Ante-Fire Daily Financial Sheets from Banking Houses,
1866-1868. 8vo broadsides, varying sizes, no printers listed. Very good. These financial sheets were used to quote daily prices for stocks and bonds in Chicago, and form important
documentary evidence for the emergence of that city as a center for trade and finance after
the Civil War. Daily Financial Letter of Scripps, Preston & Kean, Bankers, 47 Clark Street (Nov. 30, 18660; Daily Quotations. Tyler, Ullmann & Co., Lake & Dearborn Sts. (April 9, Oct. 21, Nov. 18, 21, Dec. 14, 16, 1868); Opening Quotations, 10 A.M. Banking House of Lunt, Preston & Kean, 47 South Clark St. (Oct. 9, 26, 29, Nov. 9, 10, 21, 27, 1868). An important collection.

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