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Record of Wisconsin Freewill Baptist Donors in Establishing Hillsdale College, Michigan, 1852-1853

In 1852 and1853, Michigan's Rev. Ransom Dunn visited Freewill Baptist quarterly meetings in Wisconsin, Iowa's yearly meeting and both the quarterly and yearly meetings in Illinois to raise funds for the creation of a Freewill college at Hillsdale, Michigan. Donor records in the archives of Bentley Historical Library at the University of Michigan identify Dunn's "subscribers" by name, residence and amount pledged.

Dunn's fundraising record sheets for Wisconsin include quarterly meetings in Fond du Lac, Marquette, Wolf River, Sauk County, Rock and Dane, Honey Creek and LaFayette.


Honey Creek Quarterly Meeting (Page text)

Subscribers Residence
Amount
Secured
Interest
Paid
Agents
Per Cent
Alson Felch Racine Racine Co.
100.
100.
14.00
10.00
E. J. Felch Racine Racine Co.
100.
   
10.00
J. P. Senish [?] Racine Racine Co.
100.
100.
14.00
10.00
Phineas [?] Fuller Racine Racine Co.
100.
   
10.00
P. C. Hoyt Rochester Racine Co.
200.
200.
14.00
20.00
Gerard Mouger [?] Mukwanago Waukesha Co.
200.
200.
14.00
20.00
J. N. Goodman [?]
transferred to those west
Honey Creek Walworth Co.
100.
7.00
7.00
W. Watts Honey Creek Walworth Co.
100.
100.
10.00
Robbert Augir Honey Creek Walworth Co.
50.
3.50
Enoch Jenkins Millard P. O. Walworth Co.
100.
100.
10.00
John Reilly Hart Prairie Walworth Co.
100.
.
7.00
L. S. Maynard Raymond Racine Co.
50.
3.50
Thos. West Jr. Raymond Racine Co.
50.
3.50
John Scott Raymond Racine Co.
50.
3.50
B. C. Boswell Paris Kenosha Co.
50.
3.50
   
1450.
800
49.00
125.50
Carpenter Wheatland Walworth Co. Wis.
100.
100.
8.00

Honey Creek Quarterly Meeting (Page image)

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