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Prince of Darkness : The Untold Story of Jeremiah G. Hamilton, Wall Street's First Black Millionaire
by Shane White


Overview - In the middle decades of the nineteenth century, Jeremiah G. Hamilton was a well-known figure on Wall Street. And Hamilton was African American. Although his origins were lowly, possibly slave, he was reportedly the richest black man in the United States, possessing a fortune of two million, or in excess of two hundred and fifty million in today s currency.  Read more...

 
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Overview
In the middle decades of the nineteenth century, Jeremiah G. Hamilton was a well-known figure on Wall Street. And Hamilton was African American. Although his origins were lowly, possibly slave, he was reportedly the richest black man in the United States, possessing a fortune of two million, or in excess of two hundred and fifty million in today s currency. In Prince of Darkness: The Untold Story of Jeremiah G. Hamilton, Wall Street's First Black Millionaire, a groundbreaking account, eminent historian Shane White reveals the larger-than-life story of a man who defied every convention of his time."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781250099815
  • ISBN-10: 1250099811
  • Publisher: Picador USA
  • Publish Date: October 2016
  • Page Count: 368
  • Dimensions: 8.1 x 5.4 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.7 pounds


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