Image from page 590 of “Peoria city and county, Illinois; a record of settlement, organization, progress and achievement” (1912) – Sydney Picture

Identifier: peoriacitycounty01rice
Title: Peoria city and county, Illinois; a record of settlement, organization, progress and achievement
Year: 1912 (1910s)
Authors: Rice, James Montgomery, 1842-1912 S.J. Clarke Publishing Company
Subjects: Peoria (Ill.) — History Peoria County (Ill.) — History
Publisher: Chicago, S. J. Clarke
Contributing Library: New York Public Library
Digitizing Sponsor: MSN

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ew the FirstXational Bank of Peoria, the first national banking institution in the city. Other early banking enterprises were those of J. P. Hotchkiss, established byJoshua P. Hotchkiss in the fall of 1852, which has since developed into theSecond Xational Bank of Peoria; and of S. Pulsipher & Co., which was startedabout 1855 bv :Messrs. Sydney Pulsipher, B. L. T. Bourland and George F.Harding, under the management of Mr. Bourland, their office being on thesoutheast corner of Main and Adams streets. Mr. Bourland sold out his in-terest in 1857, to Erastus D. Hardin, who in conjunction with Mr. Pulsipher,carried on a large and profitable business for many years. This enterprise endedin failure, in consequence of immense but unfortunate advances made to dis-tillers. This temporary disaster, however, resulted advantageously to the city,in that it threw upon the market a large amount of undivided real estate nowcomprised within the most attractive residence portion of the middle bluflP

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