May 2019
Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section37/Brown_Bags//hooper.jpg Brown Bag Samuel Hooper, Merchant and Politician 22 May 2019.Wednesday, 12:00PM - 1:00PM Ann Daly, Brown University Samuel Hooper is best known as a politician and architect of Civil War era financial reforms like ...

Samuel Hooper is best known as a politician and architect of Civil War era financial reforms like the greenback, but before arriving in Congress, Hooper made a fortune in the China trade. Using Hooper’s papers and published writings, this talk examines how Hooper’s work as a China trader shaped his understanding of the relationship between banking, trade, and democracy; and argues that his time as a merchant directly influenced his later work regulating of banking and currency markets.

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Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section37/Brown_Bags//6068_hartwell_work_lg.jpg Brown Bag, Research Fellow The Right to Hail an Officer at Night: Contests of Authority in Occupied Boston 29 May 2019.Wednesday, 12:00PM - 1:00PM Nicole Breault, University of Connecticut Who had authority in occupied Boston? The arrival of British regulars and the encounters that ...

Who had authority in occupied Boston? The arrival of British regulars and the encounters that followed raised such questions for Boston’s night watch. Using official reports and complaints filed by the night watchmen in November of 1768, this talk explores the logistical and emotional dimensions of occupation at street level.

 

This event is free and requires no RSVP or registration.

 

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Brown Bag Samuel Hooper, Merchant and Politician this event is free 22 May 2019.Wednesday, 12:00PM - 1:00PM Ann Daly, Brown University Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section37/Brown_Bags//hooper.jpg

Samuel Hooper is best known as a politician and architect of Civil War era financial reforms like the greenback, but before arriving in Congress, Hooper made a fortune in the China trade. Using Hooper’s papers and published writings, this talk examines how Hooper’s work as a China trader shaped his understanding of the relationship between banking, trade, and democracy; and argues that his time as a merchant directly influenced his later work regulating of banking and currency markets.

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Brown Bag, Research Fellow The Right to Hail an Officer at Night: Contests of Authority in Occupied Boston this event is free 29 May 2019.Wednesday, 12:00PM - 1:00PM Nicole Breault, University of Connecticut Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section37/Brown_Bags//6068_hartwell_work_lg.jpg

Who had authority in occupied Boston? The arrival of British regulars and the encounters that followed raised such questions for Boston’s night watch. Using official reports and complaints filed by the night watchmen in November of 1768, this talk explores the logistical and emotional dimensions of occupation at street level.

 

This event is free and requires no RSVP or registration.

 

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