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In a statement issued by the mayor of Ommen, [?] J. Smit, the Separatist congregation was allowed to use a building on Bouwstraat for "the exercise of worship." And "that, in its desired use no hindrance can be feared for other religious denominations or disturbance of public order and safety."
Onunen, the Netherlands
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Smit, J. and Kennedy, Nella, "Statement Issued by the Mayor of Ommen" (1841). Van Raalte Papers: 1840-1849. 14.