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The tax bills of A.C.V.R. for 1848. One list is of 1,152 acres plus city lots for which he paid $26.26 in state and county taxes and $4.10 for school taxes. Another list is for 503 acres for which he paid $7.72 in state and county taxes and $0.77 for school taxes. The third list for 480 acres is called "A. C. Van Raalte's personal Estate," for which he paid $15.25 in state and county taxes and $2.39 in school taxes. All of the above properties are in "Ottawa" township.
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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Van Raalte, A. C., "The Tax Bills of A. C. V. R. for 1848" (1849). Van Raalte Papers: 1840-1849. 220.