In Sep 1871, Edward Palmer was authorised to draw bills of exchange on Crossleys. In 1873, they agreed to undertake the floating of a large loan to the City of New Orleans via the Louisiana Savings Bank. After many attaempts by Crossleys to recover the money, including Palmer's sale to them of his 1/2 share in plantations in Louisiana, Palmer was tried for embezzlement of bank funds. Originally found guilty, the verdict was later set aside.
E C Palmer and Company of New Orleans and the Louisiana Savings Bank Company dispute
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- ReferenceGB 203 CC01520/5/13/1
- Former ReferenceGB 203 DC:1022-1044
- Dates of Creation1871-1903
- Physical Description3 boxes
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