Friday, January 13, 2012

New York Bankers, Banks & Trusts: John Munroe & Company


Classified Advertisement, New York Evening Post




JOHN MUNROE & CO.
OCT
8
1899
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Dave Thompson scan




JOHN MUNROE & CO.
MAR
29
1901
*


Langlois scan




Tim Kohler scan.  This document first appeared on this site on November 20, 2010, in a Frank Sente post, "Maurice Grau Heads for Paris."


John Munroe & Company was a banking house with offices in New York and Paris.  It seems that the firm was a prodigious receiver and forwarder of mail from the United States and to and from its office in Paris.  You can find one such cover at the Philamercury site here. Many of the Munroe covers are highly collectable.  The following two covers have been for sale at recent auctions:








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