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A Grant County slave sues his master for wages in 1846.

Slaves in Wisconsin: Grant County records show two were held


This article discusses two slaves held in Wisconsin during the 1830s by George W. Jones. One of the slaves, Paul Jones, sued his owner for wages that he believed had been unlawfully held.

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Related Topics: Wisconsin in the Civil War Era
Abolition and Other Reforms
Creator: Unknown.
Pub Data: Wisconsin Historical Society
Citation: "Slaves in Wisconsin: Grant County records show two were held." (unidentified Lancaster, Wis., newspaper, 31 March 1900). Online facsimile at:  http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/search.asp?id=649; Visited on: 4/15/2014
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