10 - Banks - Sketches of Village of Albion


The Bank of Orleans. - This institution was incorporated April 30, 1884, and its Charter limited to expire in 1864. It is one of the Banks chartered under the Safety Fund system so called. Its capital Stock is $200,000.

The Officers of this Bank are Alexis Ward, President, Henry A. King, Cashier, Albert L. Bennett, Teller, and Joseph M. Cornell, Bookkeeper and Notary. Directors are Alexis Ward, Freeman Clarke, Samuel Miller, Elizur Hart, Orson Nichoson, Roswell Clark, V. V. Bullock, Elizur Platt, Zephaniah Clark, H. N. Hewes, Orrin Crane, Floyd Benton, Henry A. King.

The Bank of Albion. - This Bank was organized under "The Act to authorize the business of Banking," known as the General Banking law, and commenced its operations July 15, 1839, the Association to terminate, according to its Articles, January 1, 2039. Its capital Stock is $100,000.

The Officers of this Bank are Roswell S. Burrows, President, Lorenzo Burrows, Cashier, A. J. Chester, Teller. Directors, R. S. Burrows, L. Burrows, A. C Smith, L. C. Paine, and Hiram Frisbie.

SOURCE:  Sketches of village of Albion : containing incidents of its history and progress, from its first settlement, and a statistical account of its trade, schools, societies, manufactures, &c. (1853); Arad Thomas; Albion, N.Y.