Volume/Folder: William Rawle Sr. Fries' Rebellion documents, 1799 [April 1-4]

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Record Number: 7351
Collection: Rawle family papers [536]
Box/Case: 5
Folder: 11
Creator: William Rawle, 1759-1836
Date of Original: April 1799
Original Format: Manuscripts
Image description: Correspondence and depositions taken by United States Attorney William Rawle, Sr. concerning Fries' Rebellion.

John Fries' Rebellion, also called the House Tax Rebellion, the Home Tax Rebellion, and, in Deitsch the Heesses-Wasser Uffschtand, was an armed tax revolt among Pennsylvania Dutch farmers between 1799 and 1800.