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? 'BANKING HOUSE ROMANCE. The exwfc date of the establishment of Messrs. Child and 00. Bank in London, is not known, but â¢itfis on record tbat Nell GWlnn did business there pmvioos to her death in 1687, and that the Bank knew -1M customers Oliver Cromwell, and William III. and his Queen Mary, In 1689, owing to a rumour getting abroad thvia ran wat about to be made on the bank, â ite-position for a time, Jt is said, was oritical. This â ' rumour, however, reached the ears of Lady Churchill, who collected alt the gold she could get among her frieudsaod carried it in her coach to the bank, thua enabling it to meet whatever demands were made upon "K. Hogarth considered this event a worthy object for 1 %i8 pencil. There is a sketch of hia showing her lady- ship* eoach slopping at Temple Bar, ami another sketch pourtraving her ladyship superintending porters carrying bags of gold into the bank. Lady OhurcoiM, as the reader will know, afterwards became Duchess of Marlborough. Another event which may be said to come under the head of romance is connfcted with the celebrated banking establishment of Messrs. Child and Co. Lord Westmorland,it is reported, was dining one day with Mr. Child, when be asked him to suppose himself in love with a girl, and her father refusing his consent to the union. "Tes," said Mr, Child. Well, what would you do?" queried the lord. Why, ran away with her, of course," promptly replied Mr. Child. The same night Lord Westmoreland ran away with Mr. Child's daughter ? Mr. Child pursued the couple, and came op with them in Northumberland, when the gallant v lord, in order to get ahead, stood up in his carriage and shot the leading horse in Mr. Child's chaise, *â " "which,"according to Mr. Hilton Price, "caused the whole vehicle to capsize." Lord Westmoreland then got across the border, the blacksmith was in readiness, and the pair were married at Gretna Green before Mr. Child could interfere with the ceremony." r.

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