"The Pomeranian People"

QUARTERLY PERIODICAL FOR THE DESCENDENTS OF THE BALTIC DUCHY OF POMERANIA

Castle Garden - Exterior View From The Battery

"All kinds of money are here exchanged, and often in considerable quantities. One of the gentleman doing business there informed me that as much as two to three hundred sovereigns and one to two thousand Prussian thalers were often changed into paper-money by one individual."

"A blackboard conspicuously displayed, announces the current rates at which foreign and domestic coins are exchanged - a rate that is but a trifle below the Wall Stree quotation. Whenever a change takes place it is instantly reported to the brokers at the Garden and the rate on the blackboard is altered immediately. And this too, seems a puzzle to our transatlantic friends."

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