Gullen, John

Title: Gullen, John

Manuscript Number: Mss-0415

Inclusive Dates: 1851-1852

Bulk: .03 cu. ft.

Location: Sm. Mss.

Scope and Content: Mr. Gullen was a Milwaukee resident who owned a home in the Third Ward and farmed in the country. In the summer of 1851 he was murdered by Patrick McDonald and James Connaughty, which became a famous case. This file contains a description of events around his murder and a petition signed by Milwaukee’s urging Gov. Farwell to commute the death sentences of  Mr. McDonald and Mr. Connaughty to life imprisonment.

Access and Use: No restrictions

Language: English

Administrative Note: Processed by Illiana Zambrano, December 2016