THE NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE – ITS HISTORY, OPERATIONS, AND THE ONGOING SPECULATION
The New York Times
August 21, 1865
This exceptional issue of The Times devotes five of its six front page columns to The New York Stock Exchange. The headlines read: “THE STOCK EXCHANGE. Our Bulls and Bears–Who and What they Are. History of the Board of Brokers from the Start in 1792 to 1865. The Original Meeting at the Foot of the Wall-street Butternut. Immense Transactions for those Days–One Share at a Time. The Great Jacob Little, Morris Ketchum and Other Notables. The Only Three Expelled Members–History of their Little Games. The Brokers’ New Building in Broad, New and Wall Streets. Sketch of the Rise, Progress and Results of Wild Stock Speculation. Whereabouts of Young Ketchum–His Expulsion on Saturday.”
The newspaper also contains news on Southern elections during the beginning of Reconstruction–and why many Southerners cling to an idea that slavery was still alive! These reports from the Deep South will surprise the reader!
8 pp., complete and in superb white condition. It would be suitable for framing and a great gift for your favorite stock broker or investor! It’s difficult to put down!