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A letter of the Rev. Seine Bolks to the Rev. Karel de Moen, explaining why he and his people decided to settle in the Holland Colony. His letter is not as extensive as Vander Meulen's and Van Raalte's, but is important nevertheless.

Date

2-12-1849

City

Overijssel, Michigan

Notes

Translation by Johannes W. Visscher ,Cleveland, Ohio, 1935.

Description of the document and reference to the Holland Museum by Dr. Elton J. Bruins.

About the collection:

Elton J. Bruins, long-time professor in the Department of Religion at Hope College, spent years collecting documents by and about Albertus C. Van Raalte, founder of Holland, Michigan and early patron of Hope College. Documents were gathered from dozens of public and private collections, making a nearly exhaustive collection of Van Raalte's writings and reflections. It is these documents that make up the "Van Raalte Papers."

Source

The original documents are held in the Holland Museum.

Rights

This digitized material is intended for personal research/study only. The original documents may not be reproduced for commercial use in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, without permission in writing from the Holland Museum.

Letter from Seine Bolks to Karel de Moen

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