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In a lengthy letter, the Mayor of Ommen wrote to the Governor of the Province about the situation in Ommen. Rev. Albertus C. Van Raalte had been sent to Deventer by the local Justice of the Peace. Van Raalte had conducted services in a home contrary to the law. The Mayor gave a good description of the dislike that the many people in Ommen had for the Seceders.
Ommen, the Netherlands
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The Mayor of Ommen and Kennedy, Nella, "Letter from the Mayor of Ommen to the Governor of the Province" (1836). Van Raalte Papers: 1830-1839. 46.