Garrett Power, Emeritus 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?
Baltimore History Evenings is a series of presentations and discussions on Baltimore’s history.