Jeremiah G. Hamilton In the News

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Jeremiah G. Hamilton was well-known during his lifetime, but has been all but forgotten to modern history. He was a Wall Street Broker and Real Estate Investor. He was one of the first African-American millionaires in the United States.

Here is his life in newspaper clippings. Click on image to see it larger.

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25 Jun 1828 - Editorial appearing in The Evening Post (New York, New York), Wednesday, 25 Jun 1828, pg. 2 Newspapers Clip: 35840435 and Newspapers Clip: 35840484
14 Feb 1842 - Hamilton declared bankrupt appeared in The Evening Post (New York, New York), Monday, 14 Feb 1842, pg. 4 Newspapers Clip: 35869761
5 Aug 1843 - Jeremiah Hamilton charged with conspiracy to defraud the Atlantic Insurance Company - New York Daily Herald (New York, New York), Saturday, 5 Aug 1843, pg. 2, col. 2. Newspapers Clip: 35867556 and Newspapers Clip: 35867870
22 Dec 1843 - Trial of Moses Y. Beach for Libel (includes testimony regarding Jeremiah Hamilton) New York Daily Herald (New York, New York), Saturday, 22 Dec 1843, pg. 2, col. 6. Newspapers Clip: 35839378 Newspapers Clip: 35839601 Newspapers Clip: 113452299
22 Dec 1843 - Assault Upon a Justice New-York Tribune (New York, New York), Friday, 22 December 1843, pg. 2, col. 5. Newspapers Clip: 35870445

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