Ripon's Booth War: Aftermath of the Fugitive Slave Act in Wisconsin

FOND DU LAC COUNTY
RIPON
WAUPUN
GREEN LAKE COUNTY

 

INTRODUCTION   |  MILWAUKEE, AUG 1   |  WAUPUN, AUG 1-3   |  RIPON, AUG 3-5   |  RECAPTURE, AUG 6-OCT 8  |   DOCUMENTS

DOCUMENTS

Berlin City Courant, Excerpts, State Historical Society of Wisconsin microfilm P73-64.

William Booth, Deposition in the Booth Case, August 20, 1860, in the Hans Christian Heg papers, The State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Wis Mss GF Box:1:MAD 4/19/A4 & Micro 235.

Royal W. Bryant, Deposition in the Booth Case, undated, in the Hans Christian Heg papers, The State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Wis Mss GF Box:1:MAD 4/19/A4 & Micro 235.

George W. Carter, "The Booth War in Ripon," Proceedings of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1902, pp. 161-172.

Fond du Lac Weekly Commonwealth, Excerpts, State Historical Society of Wisconsin microfilm.

Douglas and Madeleine Hickling, Biographical Information about the Reverend Hiram McKee (January, 2000, correspondence)

O. H. LaGrange, "The Account of O. H. LaGrange," 1902, published in A History of Ripon Wisconsin, Samuel M. Pedrick, Ripon Historical Society, 1964, pp136-139.

Henry E. Legler, "Rescue of Joshua Glover, a Runaway Slave," from Leading Events of Wisconsin History, 1898, available on the Wisconsin Electronic Reader Web site of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Library System and the State Historical Society of Wisconsin

J. Taney, "Ableman v. Booth, 62 U. S. 506," available through William M. Brinton's Web site, An Abridged History of the United States, http://www.us-history.com/home.html.

Milwaukee News, Excerpts, State Historical Society of Wisconsin microfilm P24754.

Ripon Weekly Times, Excerpts, State Historical Society of Wisconsin microfilm P28711.

United States Goverment, Fugitive Slave Act, September 18, 1850, available through The Avalon Project at the Yale Law School.

Waupun Times, Excerpts, State Historical Society of Wisconsin microfilm P28825.

INTRODUCTION   |  MILWAUKEE, AUG 1   |  WAUPUN, AUG 1-3   |  RIPON, AUG 3-5   |  RECAPTURE, AUG 6-OCT 8  |   DOCUMENTS
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