Ben Banniker Bay with the Al Morrocan
Ben Banniker Bay was a free African American who lived during the late 18th and early 19th centuries famous for publishing almanacs as well as being an astronomer, mathematician, author and farmer.
The Al Morrocan was the name of a religious group charged with counter fitting money in Philadelphia and New Jersey who later defended their actions by saying their religion allowed it.
Perhaps Here Thought is revealing a plot to gain money noting that a black man with math skills in combination with fake money will surely be successful
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