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highly respectably body of gentlemen, and was estab-
lished in February, 1865, "to provide for the safe
custody and increase of small savings." Individuals
may deposit any amount from Is. to £150.
National Bank of Scotland, Queen Street. —
John Hart, agent ; J. C. Stewart, assistant agent ;
George B. Hart, cashier. District branches — Argyle
Street, James Clark, agent ; St. Rollox, John Paris,
agent ; Trongate, James Lamont, agent; Sauchiehall
Street, John M. Warden, agent. Draw on Glyn &
Co., London, on the Union Bank of London, and on
Messrs. Couts & Co., London ; and have correspond-
ents in all the principal towns in England and Ireland,
and in the Colonies. In addition to the Bank's own
branches, they grant drafts or letters of credit on the
following towns in Scotland, viz., Aberchirder, Aber-
feldy, Aboyne, Alexandria, Alford, Alva, Alyth,
Annan, Arbroath, Ardrossan, Auchinblae, Auchter-
arder, Auchtermuchty, Ayton, Balfron, Ballater,
Banchory, Barrhead, Beith, Bervie, Blairgowrie,
Bo'ness, Brechin, Bridge of Allan, Broughty Ferry,
Buckie, Campbelton, Campsie, Catrine, Coldstream,
Crieff, Cullen, Cumnock, Dalbeattie, Dalmellington,
Dairy, Denny, Dollar, Doune, Drymen, Dufftown,
Dumbarton, Dunbar, Dunblane, Dunkeld, Dunoon,
Dunse, Ecclefechan, Elgin, Ellon, Fraserburgh, Gal-
ston, Gatehouse, Golspie, Granton (Edinburgh),
Haddington, Hamilton, Helensburgh, Huntly, In-
nerleithen, Insch, Invergordon, Inverury, Irvine,
Johnstone, Keith, Kincardine, Kingussie, Kinross,
Kintore, Lanark, Largs, Lawrencekirk, Lerwick,
Leslie, Lesmahagow, Leven, Lochgelly, Lochgilphead,
Lockerbie, Longside, Lossiemouth, Maybole, Meigle,
Melrose, Methlie, Midcalder, Mintlaw, Moffat, Muir-
kirk, Musselburgh, Neilston, New Deer, New Gal-
loway, North Berwick, Old Deer, Old Meldrum,
Peebles, Pennicuick, Peterhead, Pitlochrie, Pollok-
shaws and Eaglesham, Port-Glasgow, Portobello,
Portsoy, Rhynie, Rothesay, St. Andrews, Saltcoats,
Sanquhar, Stewarton, Stonehaven, Strathaven,
Stricheu, Tain, Thornhill, Tillicoultry, Tobermory,
Turriff, Wick, Wigton, Wishaw. The National
Bank issue foreign credits and circular notes available
in all parts of the world, and they- negotiate bills in
every place in Scotland, England, Ireland, and abroad,
where there is a Bank or Banker. The National
Bank of Scotland's London Office is at 21 Finch
Lane; James Milln, agent.
National Security Savings Bank, 99 Glass-
ford Street. — William Meikle, actuary and cashier;
George S. Miller, accountant. Open every lawful
day from 10 to 3, and on the evenings of Wednesday
from 7 till 9, and Saturday from 6 till 9 o'clock.
This Bank was established in 1836, under Act of
Parliament, " to provide for the safe custody and in-
crease of small savings belonging to the industrious
classes." Individuals may deposit any amount from
Is. to £30 in a year, and £200 in all, including inter-
est. Societies may lodge larger sums. Interest is
allowed at the rate of £3 per cent. The funds of
the bank are invested on Government security ;
amount on 30th March, 1806, £1,116,487 6s. 7d.
The number of depositors is 52,000. Government
Annuities, from £4 to £50, maybe purchased through
this bank.
North British Bank, 1 Victoria Place, West
Regent Street. — Interim managing director, James
Orr ; cashier, William Greig. Other officers, John
Howie, Robert Eglinton, Thomas Elder, David
Pollock. Draw on Union Bank of London, London ;
the Union Bank of Manchester, Manchester; the
Birmingham Banking Co., Birmingham ; the North-
umberland and Durham District Bank; Carlisle
City and District Bank ; Halifax and Huddersficld
Union Bank; Leeds Banking Co., Leeds; Bradford
Banking Co., Bradford ; Sheffield Banking Co., Shef-
field ; Samuel Smith & Co., Nottingham ; Wilts and
Dorset Banking Co. ; National Bank of Ireland and
branches ; Northern Banking Co., Belfast. Nego-
tiates bills on all towns in Great Britain and Ireland.
Royal Bank, Exchange Square, Queen Street. —
Cashier, Archibald Robertson ; sub-cashier, Hugh
Cowan ; assistants, Edward Fairley and William
Callender ; accountant, William Gow ; tellers, Alex.
R. Munro, George D. Charles, John Taylor, Thomas
Young, and Alexander Mitchell ; assistant-account-
ant, Thomas Bell ; clerks, C. Ramsay, James Neill,
John N. Parker, William M'Cowan, George H.
Robertson, James M. Aikman, John S. Park, John
A. Fletcher, Alexander J. Smith, Win. Young,
George B. Martin, Charles Murchie, and Robert
Reid, jun. ; porters, John Davidson, Alex. Thomson,
and Stephen Lyons. District branches, 241 Argyle
Street, Thomas Somervail, agent; 191 Cowcaddens,
Walter Denham, agent ; 44 Canning Street, Calton,
Alex, and James Waddell, agents; 439 Gallowgate,
Alex, and James Waddell, agents; 27 Crown
Street, Hutchesontown, Henry Dallachy. agent; 105
Eglinton Street, James Hamilton, agent ; 104 Tron-
gate, John M'Gibbon, agent. Draw on Bank of
England and Coutts & Co., London ; on Bank of
England branches at Liverpool, Manchester, Bir-
mingham, Leeds, Hull, Bristol, Leicester, Newcastle,
Portsmouth, Plymouth ; on Bank of Ireland and
branches ; Halifax and Huddersfield Union Bank ;
Stuckey's Banking Company at Bath, &c, &c. ;
Cumberland Union Bank (Limited), Carlisle, Cocker-
mouth, Keswick, Maryport, Penrith, Wigton, and
Workington. The Royal Bank of Scotland grants
letters of credit on the following places in Scotland,
besides its own branches, viz., Aberfeldy, Aberlour,
Airdrie, Alexandria, Aiford, Alloa, Anstruther,
Auchterarder, Ballater, Banchory, Banff, Beith,
Bervie, Blair Athol, Blairgowrie, Buckie, Burnt-
island, Castle Douglas, Coupar-Angus, Crieff, Cullen.
Dairy (A)'rshire), Denny, Dingwall, Dollar, Dufftown,
Dunfermline, Dunkeld, Dunning, Durno (Pitcaple),
Eaglesham, East Linton, Echt, Elie, Ellon, Erro!,
Fochabers, Forres, Fort- William, Fraserburgh, Fyvie,
Golspie, Helensburgh, Huntly, Insch, Inverary, In-
verkeithing, Inverness, Inverury, Islay, Keith,
Kelso, Kennethmont, Kildrummy, Kiln, Kincraigie
(Tough), Kinross, Kirkcaldy, Kirkcudbright, Kirk-
intilloch, Kirkwall, Kirriemuir, Langholm, Largo,
Laurencekirk, Lochgilphead, Lochmaben, Lumsden,
Lumphanan, Lybster, Macduff, Midcalder, Mintlaw,
Muirkirk, Nairn, New Deer, New Galloway, New
Pitsligo, Newton- Stewart, Oban, Old Meldrum,
Paisley, Pennycuick, Peterhead, Pitlochrie, Pitten-
ween, Pollokshaws, Portree, Portsoy, Rhynie, Rose-
hearty, Selkirk, Stonehaven, Stornoway, Stranraer,
Stromness, Tarland, Tarves, Thurso, Tillicoultry,
Tobermory, Troon, Turriff, Whithorn, Wick, Wigton.
The Royal Bank of Scotland negotiates bills on
every place where there is a bank or banker, and
effects payments in the United States, British
America, Australia, New Zealand, Sydney, and other
British colonies, and also in the East Indies and China.

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