Volume/Folder: William Rawle Sr. Fries' Rebellion documents, circa 1799-1800 [Folder 1]

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Record Number: 7355
Collection: Rawle family papers [536]
Box/Case: 6
Folder: 1
Creator: William Rawle, 1759-1836
Date of Original: 1799 - 1800
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.