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Federalist Tycoon: The Life and Times of Israel Thorndike

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Born poor in Beverly, Massachusetts, in 1755, the young Israel Thorndike was a fisherman and ship owner who made a small fortune as a Revolutionary War privateer. Later he became a wealthy merchant, a delegate to the Massachusetts Ratification Convention and a director of the National Bank in Boston. A longtime Federalist legislator, he was highly regarded within the ...more
Hardcover, 186 pages
Published April 21st 2015 by University Press of America
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Aug 24, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Great historic detail. Great historic narrative. Uncommon biography for the period.
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