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Identifier: newyorkmetropoli00spra_0
Title: New York, the metropolis : its noted business and professional men.
Year: 1893 (1890s)
Authors: Sprague, John Franklin.
Publisher: [New York] : New York Recorder
Contributing Library: Columbia University Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: The Durst Organization

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he fireplace. There is also an Indian room,with fittings of dark teak wood carved in the far East, aIonipeiian ])arlor, a Greek room, and, last not least, an.\stor room, which is an exact reproduction of the sameai)artment in the old Astor residence, and furniture from theold mansion. In fact, every style and era of ornamentationhas been attempted witliin the walls of this really wonderfulhostlery, which maybe called an .Aladdins palace strictly upto date. It was opened on March 15 last, and is alreadycelebrated for the perfection of its cuisine, and the comfortand elegance of its service. The first distinguished guestwas a descendant of Columbus, the Duke of \eragua. TheCommittee of One Hundred, wishing to do all honor to theguest of the nation and his suite on the occasion of hisvisit to the Columl)ian Quadricentennial, selected the beau-tiful rooms of llie Waldorf as an appro))riate place for hisreception and entertainment while in the city of New York. NEW YORK, THE METROPOLIS. 53

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in September, 1863. It has ever maintaineda prominent position among the leading finan-cial institutions of New York, and has derivedits customers from the leading business circlesof the Metropolis, and from the banks andbankers of the country at large. The ThirdNational has now a paid up cash capital of$1,000,000, and under the sound and conser-vative character of its new management ismaking a most substantial and rapid growth,both in its volume of deposits and surplus andundivided profits. The unanimous election ofGeneral John B. Woodward, on January i6th,1891, to the Presidency, was very gratifyingto shareholders and customers alike, and itgave to the increase of business an impetuswhich is still felt. The President is a well-known citizen of Brooklyn, thoroughly conver-sant with banking and commercial usages, andwho as a former director had an intimateknowledge of its affairs. He has the valuedsupport of Mr. Henry Chapin, Jr., as Cashier. HOTEL WALDORF. THE MERCHANTS EXCHANGE NATI

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