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Huth, Frederick, And Co., firm. (1809-1923)



  • Existence: 1809 - 1923

In 1809, Frederick Huth a German-born British merchant, established the London bank Frederick Huth. Following the death of Frederick Huth Jackson in 1921, Frederick Huth and Co was in an increasingly parlous state, and the Governor of the Bank of England pushed for it to be amalgamated with Konig Brothers, which duly happened in 1923. British Overseas Bank, established in London in 1919, became part of the Royal Bank of Scotland in 1962.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Frederick Huth and Co. correspondence

Identifier: MS-749
Overview Frederick Huth and Co. (founded in 1809), merchant bank. The collection contains correspondence between various dealers in agricultural products, particularly cotton, and the London, England, firm as well as bills of exchange with detailed information regarding economic conditions in India and international trade.