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Baltimore History Evening

Garrett PowerEmeritus Professor, University of Maryland School of Law

 Samuel Smith: Patriotism, Profits, and the Panic of 1819

Samuel Smith is widely remembered as a U.S. Senator, a patriot, and veteran of the Revolution and the War of 1812. However, he was also a merchant, and his firm was intimately involved in the first great financial disaster of the new republic. How much did he know?

Earlier Event: June 15
Laurel Cemetery Project Symposium