Retold by Gina D.B. Clemen
Humour & comedy
Have you ever made a bet - a big bet?
In the 1850s, a young American finds himself in London by chance. He is penniless, and yet he leads the luxurious life of a millionaire. How can he do this?
It's all thanks to a bizarre bet made by two eccentric gentlemen.
San Francisco in the 1850s
Sailing on San Francisco Bay
The English and Betting
How did People Dress in the 1850s?
Money and its Origins
The Origins of Banking