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The Kidnapping of Dr. Rufus Bratton

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Title:The Kidnapping of Dr. Rufus Bratton
Landon, Fred   
(25 of 34 for author by title)
Loss of the Western Reserve
The Keefer Lakehead Terminal
Published:   1925
Publisher:Journal of Negro History, Volume X
Tags:Canadiana, history, non-fiction, short story

The story of Dr. Rufus Bratton who was kidnapped by American bounty hunters in London, Ontario in 1872. The story is significant due to the complicity of Canadian law enforcement. [Suggest a different description.]


Author Bio for Landon, Fred

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Fred Landon (1880-1969) was a Canadian historian. He worked as journalist and a librarian and then was hired by the University of Western Ontario. 25 years later he was Dean of graduate studies. Landon wrote books and articles on the history of early Ontario. Some of his notable articles studied the history of African Canadians in Upper Canada. (Ontario Historical Society)

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