The House of Morgan Setting & Symbolism

Ron Chernow
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London, England

London is where the book opens. It is where Peabody opens the George Peabody and Company banking house that preceded the J.S. Morgan and Company banking house. London is where Peabody lived until he died and it is where Junius Morgan relocated to.

The City

The City is London's financial district. It is where the J.S. Morgan Company is located.

Wall Street

Wall Street is the financial district of New York and the base for J. Pierpont Morgan. Wall and Broad Streets are the location of J.P. Morgan and Company.

Corsair

The Corsair is the yacht that Pierpont buys. It is the site of many business meetings and is where Pierpont acts as arbiter of many disputes involving feuding railroads.

Corsair II

The Corsair II is the yacht that Pierpont has built after his father dies. He also holds many business meetings aboard...

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