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A document or -patent- stating that A.C.V.R. purchased forty acres for $50.00 from the State of Michigan. The document is signed by Findley J. Bingham, Governor, and John McKinsey?, Secretary of State. The certificate is numbered 3145.
The original documents are held in the Albertus C. Van Raalte Collection (M300) or the Dirk B.K. Van Raalte Collection (M301) in Heritage Hall, Hekman Library, Calvin University, Grand Rapids, MI. The Van Raalte material in Heritage Hall has since been reorganized.
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Bingham, Findley J. and McKinsey, John, "A. C. V. R. Purchased 40 Acres for $50.00 from the State of Michigan" (1848). Van Raalte Papers: 1840-1849. 181.