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Jan Slag made a request to the trustees of the village of Holland to obtain a piece of land on which he would build a shipyard. The tract of land is described in the document. The trustees of the village are Van der Sling [?], J. A. Verhorst, J. Binnenkant, A. C. Van Raalte, J. Schrader, and B. Grootenhuis.
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Slag, Jan and ten Hoor, Henry, "Request from Jan Slag to the Trustees of the Village of Holland" (1849). Van Raalte Papers: 1840-1849. 214.