Prince of Darkness The Untold Story of Jeremiah G. Hamilton, Wall Street's First Black Millionaire, by White, Shane
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- ISBN: 9781250099815 | 1250099811
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 10/4/2016
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.