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The Rev. A. C. Van Raalte account with the Henry D. Post's Store in the Colony 15 pages; the account list many purchases by A.C.V.R. and provides a detailed record of his business affairs; the store Was a general store: food, clothing, furniture, etc. There are postage charges also. A.C.V.R. ran up considerable charges and then give Post funds in amounts of $1,300 for instance.
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. and ten Hoor, Henry, "A. C. Van Raalte Account List" (1847). Van Raalte Papers: 1840-1849. 25.