J Henry Schroder Company

Scope and Content

Prospectuses for mortgages, debentures, shares, and other forms of capital issued by asset managers J Henry Schroder Company for the construction of various Latin America infrastructure including railroads and cities. The prospectuses have been listed for each company, which were formed to improve infrastructure in Peru, Chile, Cuba, Argentina and Brazil.

Administrative / Biographical History

In 1804 Johann Heinrich Schroder (John Henry) became a partner in the London-based firm of his brother, Johann Friedrich (John Frederick). in 1818 the financial company, J. Henry Schroder & Co. was established. It is now a British multi-national asset management company - Schroders plc.

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