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A disposition to be rich: how a small-town pastor's son ruined an American president, brought on a Wall Street crash, and made himself the best-hated man in the United States

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Documents the story of Gilded Age con artist Ferdinand Ward, recounting how his large-scale pyramid operation and other sensational schemes triggered one of the greatest financial scandals in American history.
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Capitalists and financiers -- United States -- Biography
Children of clergy -- New York (State) -- Biography
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Financial crises -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Grant, Ulysses S. -- (Ulysses Simpson), -- 1822-1885 -- Friends and associates
New York (N.Y.) -- Biography
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Ponzi schemes -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 19th century
Rochester (N.Y.) -- Biography
Swindlers and swindling -- United States -- Biography
Ward, F. De W. -- (Ferdinand De Wilton), -- 1812-1891
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A disposition to be rich : how a small-town pastor's son ruined an American president, brought on a Wall Street crash, and made himself the best-hated man in the United States
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A Disposition to Be Rich How a Small-Town Pastor's Son Ruined an American President, Brought on a Wall Street Crash, and Made Himself the Best-Hated Man in the United States
A disposition to be rich : how a small-town pastor's son ruined an American president, brought on a Wall Street crash, and made himself the best-hated man in the United States / Geoffrey C. Ward
A disposition to be rich : how a small-town pastor's son ruined an American president, brought on a Wall Street crash, and made himself the best-hated man in the United States [electronic resource] / Geoffrey C. Ward
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Swindlers and swindling
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