Check drawn on the Bank of the United States, June 7, 1793 for $100 payable to Mr. Anore. Collection of the Museum of American Finance.
During the epidemic, shares in the Bank of the United States (BUS), decreased slightly in early August before rebounding and even increasing until the Philadelphia market closed in early September. BUS shares went from $420 to $412 to $428, likely due to wealthy Philadelphians selling real estate and specie for more liquidity before fleeing the city.
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