RIPON , acity of Fond du
See also:county, Wisconsin, U,S.A., on
See also:Silver Creek, about 22 M . W. of Fond du Lac, and about 75 M . N.W. of
See also:Milwaukee . Pop . (1890), 3358; (1900), 3818, of whom 885 were
See also:born; (1905), 3811; (1910), 3739 . Ripon is served by the Chicago &
See also:North-Western, and the Chicago, Milwaukee & St Paul
See also:railways . The city has a Carnegie library, which also houses the library of the Ripon
See also:Historical Society, and is the seat of Ripon
See also:College (non-sectarian, co-educational), which was founded in 1850 as the
See also:Lyceum of Ripon, and was named Ripon College in 1864; in 1908 it had 23 instructors and 279 students . There are
See also:elevators and various manufactories, among the products of which are
See also:cheese and other creamery products,
See also:flour, knit. goods, pickles and canned goods, woodenware, washing
See also:machines and gloves . The site of Ripon was
See also:purchased in 1838 by
See also:Scott Horner (1802-1883), of Virginia, secretary and acting-
See also:governor of Michigan Territory in 1835, and the first secretary of Wisconsin Territory in 1836-37, who named the
See also:village when. it was established in 1849 from the seat of his ancestors in
See also:Yorkshire . In May 1844 a settlement, named Ceresco or " the Wisconsin Phalanx," a Fourierist community,' organized ' The
See also:charter, granted by the legislature in 1845, contained the following features: (1)
See also:property to be held in
See also:common;(1884) .
GEORGE RIPLEY (1802-1880)
1ST MARQUESS OF GEORGE FREDERICK SAMUEL ROBINSON RI...
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