Paste this link to open a talk (audio only) by historian Julie Winch which is rich in information about the senior Remond.
Catering to History: The Remonds of Salem
Julie Winch UMass, Boston
Presented by WGBH and The Old South Meeting House
An early scene on the Salem Waterfront
Hamilton Hall, built in 1805 by Salem’s leading architect, Samuel McIntire, served as the home and office for a successful catering business run by John Remond. An immigrant from Curaçao, John Remond was politically active in the causes of anti-slavery and school desegregation.