Monthly Coverage Varies From Year To Year. Except For 1882, Which Only Has Data For October And December, All Years 1883-1913 Have Scattered Five Month Coverage. Six Months Are Presented For 1914. Central Reserve Cities Are New York, Chicago, And St. Louis. Source: Computed By NBER From Figures In Annual Reports Of The Comptroller Of The Currency.
This NBER data series m14040 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 14 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter14.html.
NBER Indicator: m14040
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Investments By National Banks for United States [M14040USM144NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M14040USM144NNBR, February 11, 2016.