Richmond, Benjamin F.
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Overview This collection is mostly compromised of letters from Charles Richmond to his brother Lorenzo Richmond. As Charles traveled west in search of opportunity and wealth he related his adventures to his brother back home in Vermont. Charles does a lot of travelling among the western cities of the time period including Detroit, Chicago, Cleveland, and Buffalo. He talks about opportunity and loss during the Jacksonian Era. The Panic of 1837 caused by the specie circular had detrimental effects across...