Ascutney Bank
Records, 1847-1881

Mss: 781
1847-1881
A815

Historical Note:

The Ascutney Bank, in Windsor, Vermont changed its name to "Ascutney National Bank of Windsor" on December 10, 1864. During most of the mid-nineteenth century, Hiram Harlow remained actively involved as stockbroker, director, and president of the bank.

Scope and Content:

This collection contains sixteen volumes which include administrative records, dividend books, ledgers, day books, journals, registers, and expense account books. Also included are excerpts of resolutions passed at directors meetings and receipts for expenses. Originally, the receipts were included within the pages of the expense account book. Records document day-to-day activities of the bank with particular emphasis on administrative decisions. These include the costs of doing business as well as types of banking transactions undertaken. Stockholders resided in Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New York.

Provenance : Purchase

Amount: 1box, 16 volumes

Container List:
Vol. 1. Records of Ascutney Bank, 1847-1864; of Ascutney National Bank, 1865-1881.
Vol. 2. Dividend book, 1849-1864
Vol. 3. Stock ledger, 1867-1879
Vol. 4. Transfer of stock, 1867-1880
Vol. 5. Blotter, 1852-1853
Vol. 6. Day book, 1865-1871
Vol. 7. Journal, 1874-1877
Vol. 8. Journal, 1877-1879
Vol. 9. Ledger, 1865-1879
Vol. 10. Trial balance, 1864-1865
Vol. 11. Deposit certificates, 1848-1879
Vol. 12. Discount entry, 1848-1853
Vol. 13. Discount registers, 1848-1878
Vol. 14. Discount registers, 1878-1880
Vol. 15. Issue book, n.d.
Vol. 16. Expense account book, 1848-1880
Box 17. Administative/Receipts, 1850-1880
- - Folder 1 -- Minutes, 1850
- - Folder 2 -- Minutes, 1852
- - Folder 3 -- Receipts, 1853
- - Folder 4 -- Sale of Bank Shares, 1870
- - Folder 5 -- Probate certificate, 1876
- - Folder 6 -- Power of attorney, 1880