Moses Taylor (1806-1882)

Moses Taylor was an American banker who in 1855 became president of City Bank in New York where his policy was to hold large cash reserves. He dabbled in railroads and public utilities, and helped the Lincoln administration finance the Civil War. He also joined with Cyrus W. Field in the first Atlantic cable venture and supported the project until it saw success.

Date:
1865 circa 5 years
Original Format:
Glass Negative Print
Item#:
MES19175
Photographer:
Mathew Brady
Height:
1624px
Width:
1185px
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