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"44. Communication of the City Council of Ommen to the Governor of Overijssel,..." Rev. Albertus C. Van Raalte arrived in Ommen eight days ago and took up residence with Egbertus ten Tooren, the town baker. "His presence here in town was an offense to those citizens who think otherwise [those in opposition to the Seceders]." Van Raalte was taken into custody and would be transported to Deventer the next day. Troublemaking such as the breaking of windows was attributed to "inebriated wicked boys..."
Ommen, Overijssel Province, the Netherlands
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Smit, H. J.; De Quaij, J.P. J.; and Kennedy, Nella, "Communication of the City Council of Ommen to the Governor of Overijssel" (1836). Van Raalte Papers: 1830-1839. 45.