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Regency Economic Disaster: The Great Stock Exchange Fraud of 1814

The Great Stock Exchange Fraud of 1814 was a hoax or fraud centered on false information about the then-ongoing Napoleonic Wars, affecting the London Stock Exchange in 1814. The du Bourg Hoax On the morning of Monday, 21 February 1814, … Continue reading

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