Bloch, Robert. "Founding Fathers"
Divergence: 1776 CE
Summary: Bookies use the time-machine of a professor in their debt to travel back to 1776 to hijack a gold shipment.
Published: In Fantastic Universe, July 1956; and The Best of Robert Bloch, Ballantine 1977 (034525757X).
Original in: English.
Translation: Italian by Ugo Déttore as "I Padri della Patria", in Il meglio dei racconti dell'orrore, Mondadori 1990 (880433441X).