Mayer was a general agent and banker, and traded also in works of art and curios.In the latter connection he became an agent of William IX., Landgrave of Hesse-Cassel, who on his father's death in 1785 had inherited the largest private fortune in Europe, derived mainly from the hire of troops to the British government for the putting down of the Revolution in the United States.
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It was only toward the end of 1798 that he had sufficient credit with the prince to undertake single-handed any large quantity of gold brokerage. Meanwhile his third son, Nathan Mayer Roths-child (born at Frankfort Sept.
From 1800 to 1806 the landgrave placed with Rothschild 1,750,000 thaler, mostly at 4 per cent, part of it to be invested in Frankfort town loans, part in Danish loans. 16, 1777), had settled in England under somewhat remarkable circumstances, as related by himself to Sir Thomas Buxton.
The firm dealt in Manchester goods, and, having been treated somewhat cavalierly by a commercial traveler, Nathan at a moment's notice settled in Manchester (1798) with a credit of £20,000, upon which he earned no less than £40,000 during the following seven years by buying raw material and dyes, having the goods made up to his own order, and selling them abroad, thus making a triple profit. He married shortly afterward a sister-in-law of Moses Montefiore, thus coming into association with the heads of the Sephardic community, then ruling the financial world of London through their connection with Amsterdam.
Celebrated family of financiers, the Fuggers of the nineteenth century, deriving its name from the sign of a red shield borne by the house No. This house is mentioned in the "Judenstädtigkeit" of 1619, at which date its number was 69.
Curiously enough, it at first bore the sign of a green shield ("Zum Gruünen Schild").
It was restored in 1886, and, though not in its original location, it still remains in possession of the Rothschilds as a kind of family museum and memorial. Members of the same family are mentioned at Worms in the seventeenth century as rabbis (Lewysohn, "Sechzig Epitaphien zu Worms").The earliest notice of a member of the family, given in the burial records of Frankfort, is that of Moses Rothschild (b. One of these, Mendel Rothschild, was for several years preacher in Prague, then rabbi of Bamberg, and finally rabbi of Worms for fourteen years. The first Rothschild of any prominence was one Amschel Moses Rothschild, a small merchant and money-changer at Frankfort-on-the-Main; but the founder of the house was his son Mayer Amschel Rothschild, born in that city about 1743.When a boy Mayer used to be sent to exchange money for use in his father's banking business; and he thereby developed an interest in coins which was both practical and scientific.He was at one time destined for the rabbinate, and studied for that purpose in Fürth.He soon changed his career, however, and took a post in the Oppenheim banking-house in Hanover.About 1760 he started in business for himself in his native city, in the house of his father, who was then dead. 29, 1770, Güttele Schnapper, who lived to see her sons at the head of European finance.