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\x34Historically Yours\x34 by Liz Davis is a blog about American historical trivia--anything American since 1492.

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March 8, 1817

The New York Stock Exchange

In 1792, 24 stockbrokers signed an agreement under a buttonwood tree on Wall Street. On March 8, 1817, the group drafted a constitution and became the New York Stock & Exchange Board. Their first president was Anthony Stockholm.

http://www.nyx.com/who-we-are/history/new-york

 

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