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Biography of Stephen Girard

Simpson, Stephen

Biography of Stephen Girard

with his will affixed : comprising an account of his private life, habits, genius, and manners : together with a detailed history of his banking and financial operations for the last twenty years : accompanied with philosophical and moral reflections, upon the man, the merchant, the patriot, and the philanthropist

by Simpson, Stephen

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Published by T.L. Bonsal in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Girard, Stephen, -- 1750-1831,
  • Merchants -- United States -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Stephen Simpson
    SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 81371
    The Physical Object
    Pagination281, 35 p., [1] leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages281
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14655606M

    (Stephen Girard, French by birth, was well known to the French.) That is pure conjecture, and to mention Edward Stevens is not to substitute him for Stephen Girard in a fantastical story of theft. Great wealth begets fantasies and greed – in others, not necessarily the possessor of the wealth. Stephen GirardFile Size: 76KB. This is the first biography of the French-born Philadelphia merchant, banker, and philanthropist published in the United States in over 50 years, and the first to be based on the Girard Papers, a collection of personal and business files at Girard College; the author was the chief editorial writer for the Philadelphia Inquirer; includes.

    Biography. Dr. Stephen M Girard, MD is a Surgeon - General practicing in Pueblo, CO He has not yet shared a personalized biography with Stephen Girard ( – Decem ; born Étienne Girard) was a French-born, naturalized American, philanthropist and personally saved the U.S. government from financial collapse during the War of , and became one of the wealthiest people in America, estimated to have been the fourth richest American of all time, based on the ratio of his fortune to contemporary GDP.

      Stephen Curry is a professional American basketball player with the Golden State Warriors. The son of former NBA player Dell Curry, Stephen first . Stephen Simpson, former employee at Girard's bank and author of the book Biography of Stephen Girard, with His Will Affixed (), a very critical account of Girard and his bank. Bibliography The history of the Girard National Bank of Philadelphia, Printed by J. B. Lippincott Co.,


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Biography of Stephen Girard, With His Will Affixed Second Edition, ISBNISBNLike New Used, Free shipping in the US Seller Rating: % positive. Stephen Simpson (J – Aug ) was born in Philadelphia, the son of George Simpson, a prominent Philadelphia banker. During the War of he fought in the Battle of New Orleans under General Andrew h his father's connections Stephen became a cashier at the First Bank of the United States where he soon resigned and went to work at Stephen Girard's bank.

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Stephen Simpson, former employee at Girard's bank and author of the book Biography of Stephen Girard, with His Will Affixed (), a very critical account of Girard and his bank. Bibliography The history of the Girard National Bank of Philadelphia, Printed by J. Lippincott Co., Fate: Acquired by Mellon Bank in Similar Items.

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Smith, E. Alfred Stephen Girard and His Will, Girard College Alumni Association. In spite of all his deeds, Girard was maligned by Stephen Simpson in his book, Biography of Stephen Girard, released within three months after Girard's death. Many myths about Girard can be traced to this book written by an ungrateful employee.

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Bispels. When written 20 years ago, George Wilson’s book was the first Stephen Girard biography published in the previous half century. There has not been a commercially published and nationally distributed biography since.