14 Sept 1883 Virgil Van Vleck
REVOt-YKKS. of Ionia. Iosii. September 1.1. In the matter of the sudden death of Cashier VaaVIcck, v ne of the directors cf the Second National Bank desires your correspond ent iu say iii-u iii-u iii-u tne uiiecLorH ol uie name aiu not hold VanVleck responsible in the button factory insurance, insurance, nor did they censure fiim in that or anr other matter, hut finding him 111 and despondent over losses in his private business, advised him to rest for a few tiavs. and assured him of their entire confidence. He further stated that tho extra work douo In the bank was simply to temporarily slipp y mat usually done oy me casnier, anu tiey employed no expert to examine Mr. Van vleck a' bank books, or had any intention of so doing. "The meeting of some of the bank officers at the'Tjaiik on Monday evening was immediately after recf2ring newsof Mr. Van Vleck's death, and was only for the purpose of considering the matter of communicating communicating the news received to Mrs. Van Vleck, lit widen meeting an officer of another bank, who was a personal friend of the unfortunate gentleman, hnppencd to be present. As stated in Tub Srse Press, the administration of cashier's duties b:3Xr. Van Vleck has always been satisfactory, llairi-tegrity llairi-tegrity llairi-tegrity has never been questioned for a moment'