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May 6, 2014

Letter of Recommendation for George Seay

Letter of Recommendation for George Seay

Letter page 1

Alexander Hamilton, president of the Petersburg Savings and Insurance Company, wrote a letter of recommendation to Oliver Sands on behalf of George Seay. Hamilton told Sands that “I therefore recommend Mr. Seay as strongly as I can for the position of Agent or Manager of the Federal Reserve Bank in Richmond.” Sands served as chairman of the Committee for Locating a Federal Reserve Bank in Richmond. Seay was named the first governor of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond.

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