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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.


Marquette Quarterly Meeting (Page text)

Subscribers Residence
Sum
Secured
Interest
Agents
Per Cent
Rev. F. H. Partridge Butte des Morts Winnebago Co.
$100.
$100.
$7.00
$10.00
Mrs. F. H. Partridge Butte des Morts Winnebago Co.
South Royalton Vt.
25.
25.
1.75
2.50
Silas M. Allen Butte des Morts Winnebago Co.
100.
100.
7.00
10.00
Mrs. S. M. Allen Butte des Morts Winnebago Co
25.
25.
1.75
2.50
Ira Whipple Butte des Morts Winnebago Co
100.
100.
7.00
10.00
Mrs. Ira Whipple Butte des Morts Winnebago Co
50.
50.
3/50
5.00
Geo. Hubbard* Butte des Morts Winnebago Co
200.
Jonathan Biwirth [?] Butte des Morts Winnebago Co
100.
7.00
Wm. N. Berry [?] Butte des Morts Winnebago Co
100.
100.
10.00
Philip Haber Butte des Morts Winnebago Co
100.
100.
7.00
10.00
Shadrach Doty Butte des Morts Winnebago Co
100.
100.
10.00
Chas. H. Service Butte des Morts Winnebago Co
100.
100.
7.00
10.00
Washington Manuel Butte des Morts Winnebago Co
100.
100.
10.00
John Axtel Butte des Morts Winnebago Co
100.
100.
10.00
Oren Fuller Berlin Marquette Co.
100.
100.
7.00
10.00
Nathl. Harran Berlin Marquette Co.
100.
100.
7.00
10.00
James G. Tusten Berlin Marquette Co
100.
7.00
Rev. J. J. Wakefield Fairwater Marquette Co. [FdL Co.]
100.
100.
14.00
10.00
C. D. Rumsey Fairwater Marquette Co. [FdL Co.]
100.
100.
10.00
A. H. Sutton Fairwater Marquette Co. [FdL Co.]
100.
100.
10.00
R. M. Harwood Fairwater Marquette Co. [FdL Co.]
100.
100.
7.00
10.00
A. P. Jackson Fairwater Marquette Co. [FdL Co.]
100.
100.
10.00
Daniel Sanborn Kingsville Marquette Co.
100.
.
10.00
Rev. W. Whiting Springvale Marquette Co. [FdL Co.?]
100.
7.00
7.00
Tilley Tibbets Oshkosh Winnebago Co.
100.
7.00
7.00
L. L. Sweet Harrisville Marquette Co.
100.
7.00
W. A. Stebbins Harrisville Marquette Co.
100.
100.
10.00
DW. Gibson Harrisville Marquette Co.
100.
100.
10.00
F. M. Weeks Harrisville Marquette Co.
100.
100.
10.00
Warren Jones Waupun, Fond du Lac Co.
100.
100.
7.00
10.00
Issac Jackson Oshkosh Winnebago Co.
100.
7.00
Walter Ross [?] Omro Winnebago Co.
50.
3.50
Wm. R. Manning Berlin Marquette Co.
50.
3.50
John M. Mil[l]igan Fairwater Marquette Co. [FdL Co.]
100.
100.
5.00
10.00
James Huntington Fairwater Marquette Co. [FdL Co.]
100.
100.
10.00
W. B. Clough Portage city Columbia Co.
100.
7.00
Rev. S. Cummings Berlin Marquette Co.
100.
7.00
   
3500.
2300.
96.00
290.00
* Dead and probably lost.          

Marquette Quarterly Meeting (Page image)

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