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The Rise and Fall of a Frontier Entrepreneur: Benjamin Rathbun, "Master Builder and Architect"

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The Rise and Fall of a Frontier Entrepreneur: Benjamin Rathbun, "master Builder and Architect" - Whitman, Roger, and Eberle, Scott (Editor), and Gerber, David A (Editor)
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This story of intrigue and scandal in the life of an early American businessman set during the raucous Jacksonian era brings to light a nearly forgotten tale of high-stakes intrigue, scandal, and financial ruin during a pivotal moment in the economic history of canaltown Buffalo and its western hinterland. Originally called Queen's Epic by the author, Roger Whitman's work probes beneath the surface of Benjamin Rathbun's startling career to reveal the unsettling social and economic forces that the American commercial ...

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The Rise and Fall of a Frontier Entrepreneur: Benjamin Rathbun, "master Builder and Architect" 1996, Syracuse University Press, Syracuse

ISBN-13: 9780815603375

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