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Atlas Bank, Providence

As noted in 1891:

“The Atlas Bank was incorporated in May, 1854, with a capital of $110,000. It was located at 307 North Main street, from which it removed, about 1866, to 235 of the same street; its business record closing a year or two after that. Its president, during this time was Henry J. Angell. The cashier was Harvey F. Payton, to 1861, and Thomas H. Brownell during the remainder of the time. The first directors were Sylvanus G. Martin, David Burt, Henry J. Angell, Harvey F. Payton. Smith S. Sweet, Otis M. Cook, Stephen Martin, Benjamin A. Holbrook. .Samuel J. Tripp, David Heaton and George W. Bowen.” — Richard M. Bayles, ed. History of Providence County, Rhode Island, Volume I. New York: W. W. Preston, 1891.

State records date the liquidation of this bank to 1867.

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