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A copy of A.C.V.R.'s petition for citizenship in typescript; a copy of the certificate that A.C.V.R. filed for citizenship, dated October 11, 1852; and a quote of Henry Griffin about the application of the colonists for citizenship, quoted from the historical souvenir of the 60th anniversary celebration of Zeeland, Michigan, August 7, 1907.
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Allegan County, "Copy of A. C. Van Raalte's Petition for Citizenship" (1847). Van Raalte Papers: 1840-1849. 106.