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Old 10-11-2014, 09:01 PM   #199
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A 23-year-old Kinneil miner called Martin ‘Tiger’ Shaw was enlisted to do the honours, while on the Fife side, Valleyfield miner Andrew Drysale, 34, waited patiently...
Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. (BBH) is the oldest and largest private bank in the United States.. In 1931, the merger of Brown Brothers & Co. (founded in 1818) and Harriman Brothers & Co. formed the current BBH..Brown Brothers Harriman is also notable for the number of influential American politicians, government appointees, and Cabinet members who have worked at the company, such as W. Averell Harriman, Prescott Bush, George H. W. Bush, Robert A. Lovett, Richard W. Fisher, Robert Roosa, and Alan Greenspan..Following the panic of 1837, Brown Brothers withdrew from most of its lending business. Two of the brothers, John and George, sold their shares in the company to the other two brothers, William and James. During the recovery from this economic turmoil, they chose to focus solely on currency exchange and international trade.. During the panic of 1857,Brown Brothers was one of the few banks that did not close its doors, and actually supported several banks both in America and England...'t bogart the joint!.Come on, man.. I doubt if you'd recognize a hippie..I'm a capitalist, baby.. I work for my living, not suck off somebody else...

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