Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
Monthly Coverage Varies From Year To Year. All Years From 1875 To 1913 Have Five Month Coverage. 1914 And 1915 Have Coverage For Six Months; 1874 Has Coverage For Only October And December. Overdrafts Were Added Whenever Given Separately. Data Were Obtained By Dividing Number Of Country Banks Into Loans And Discounts For Country Districts (See Series 14016 -- Loans And Discounts, National Banks, Country Districts). Source: Annual Reports Of The Comptroller Of The Currency.
This NBER data series m14017 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 14 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter14.html.
NBER Indicator: m14017
National Bureau of Economic Research, Loans and Discounts Per Bank, National Banks, Country Districts for Rural Districts in the United States [M14017USM174NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/M14017USM174NNBR, April 27, 2017.