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This document is the personal account of Rev. and Mrs. Albertus C. Van Raalte which the family had at Plugger's Store. The store apparently carried a wide variety of goods because not only food purchases were made here but also dry goods and hardware. The account gives a full picture of what the Van Raaltes needed for the running of their household. The document is nine pages in length. The total bill was for $158.19 on which the Van Raaltes had paid $63.50.
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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Plugger's Store and ten Hoor, Henry, "The Personal Account of Rev. and Mrs. Albertus C. Van Raalte Which the Family Had at Plugger's Store" (1849). Van Raalte Papers: 1840-1849. 229.