Vincennes, Bank of. Papers, 1820-1821 | Illinois History and Lincoln Collections
This collection contains transcripts of correspondence between William H. Crawford, Secretary of the Treasury, and E. Boudinot, David Brown, and Val. J. Bradly, officers of the Bank of Vincennes, the State Bank of Indiana. The letters illustrate the operation of Crawford's policy of designating state banks in the West as deposit agencies and granting them fixed government deposit balances.
The collection also contains a note from the Bank of Vincennes to Caroline Smith, administratrix of the estate of her husband, Charles Smith, regarding his debt of $118,000 to the bank.