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Varina Davis, Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America, A Memoir by his Wife, Volume 1 35 1 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 30 0 Browse Search
Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States. 20 0 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America, together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published: description of towns and cities. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 13 1 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 8 0 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 8: Soldier Life and Secret Service. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 2 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore) 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: January 30, 1861., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: September 4, 1861., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 1 1 Browse Search
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The Daily Dispatch: January 30, 1861., [Electronic resource], Farm-Mortgage excitement in Wisconsin--a lawyer in "Popular" Limbo. (search)
Farm-Mortgage excitement in Wisconsin--a lawyer in "Popular" Limbo. --The excitement under which the Farm Mortgagers are laboring broke out into an open demonstration at Prairie du Chien, last Wednesday. A lawyer named Small, from Milwaukee, was hanging around that place some days, preparing abstracts and minutes at the county office, to commence the foreclosure of some thirty of the farm mortgages. His object being discovered, a large body of men took peaceable possession of him, and shut him up, burnt his papers, and kept him close till the next train started, when he was put on board and "ticketed through" to Milwaukee. In the course of his visit, and without stating the nature of the mortgages he desired to foreclose, he called on the editor of the Prairie du Chien Courier and made arrangements for the publication of the foreclosure notices. This leaked out, and a body of mortgagers waited on Mr. Merrill and told him that the publication would not be permitted. On being