Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Holland Land Company Riots


Items in The Fredonia Censor Relating to the Holland Land Company Riots of 1836

By Douglas H. Shepard

 

1-13-1836: HLC Meeting at Mayville not reported in this issue.

 

1-20-1836, 3:2: Details about Mayville meeting.

 

2-10-1836, 3:1: Mayville office destroyed. Detailed article.

 

2-17-1836, 3:1&2: More on the destroyed office and Peacock.

 

3-2-1836, 2:6-3:1: Letters from Fredonia residents to and from HLC agents.

 

3-9-1836, 3:2-3: More correspondence.

 

3-23-1836, 1: HLC in Genesee, Erie, Niagara and Orleans counties; p.2:Meeting at Ripley.

               p.3:1:  HLC meeting at Watson’s hotel, Fredonia, Saturday next, 26th.

 

3-30-1836, 3:2: Report on HLC meeting last week.

 

4-6-1836, 1:6: Portland meeting on land policy of HLC; 2:4: Buffalo convention on HLC.

 

4-13-1836, 3:3: Meeting results.

 

5-11-1836, 3:1: HLC land office in Mayville reopened.

 

5-18-1836, 3:1: Mob at Batavia office of HLC.

 

5-25-1836, 3:1: Full account of Batavia riot.

 

6-22-1836, 2:5: HLC meeting reported on.

 

7-27-1836, 3:1: HLC office opened in Westfield.

 

8-10-1836, 2:6: New terms for HLC contracts explained.

 

10-19-1836, 2:6: HLC land office doing well.

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