2010-11-28 12:23:56 UTC
Telegraph newspaper, by permission of The British Library:
Failure in London.--At the usual hour of commencing business in the
City on Monday morning, the commercial and banking part of the community
were thrown into the utmost consternation by the announcement of the
stoppage of a banking-house of considerable standing; that of Messrs.
Fry and Chapman, of St. Mildred's-court. These gentlemen have accounts
with twenty-five country firms, and it is apprehended that the evil
occasioned by this calamity may not be confined to the house in
question, but possibly will be injurious to the firms with which they
are in connection.