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"Recd. of Revd. A. C. Van Raalte Two Hundred Dollars on account of purchase of S 1/2 of Section 33 Township 5 North, Range 15 West, Ottawa County Micigan. per George Young" Signed by Wm. ? Schermerhorn for Peter Schermerhorn. On October 2, 1848, Peter Schermerhorn wrote H. D. Post that he acknowledges receipt of $236.00 which is the second payment on the property he purchased September 16 the previous year. Schermerhorn also asked for Albertus C. Van Raalte's address in case he needs to write the minister. [George Young was the leading elder in the First Reformed Church in Grand Rapids.]
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Schermerhorn, Wm. and Schermerhorn, Peter, ""Recd. of Revd. A. C. Van Raalte Two Hundred Dollars on Account of Purchase of S 1/2 of Section 33 Township 5 North, Range 15 West, Ottawa County Michigan Per George Young"" (1847). Van Raalte Papers: 1840-1849. 143.