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What’s in a name: Anglo California National Bank

One of my earlier posts covered Pacific Coast trade between California and Canada. While Pacific Coast trade may seem intuitive given that seagoing transportation was the easiest and fastest mode of transportation the California Gold Rush era, the strong links… Continue reading

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The ATM guy

We read of the passing of John Shepherd-Barron, the guy who invented the ATM. Shepherd-Barron thought he should have access to his own cash any time, so he built a machine to do just that. The device was activated by… Continue reading

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