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A report in the New York Sun and copied by the Grand River Eagle, p. 2, on the arrival of 80 Dutch immigrants from the Province of Groningen on the ship, Emblem, from Rotterdam. The women wore large golden head dresses "and not one was worth less than one hundred and sixty dollars." The immigrants were "in good circumstances" and destined for the Holland Colony.
Grand River Eagle, September 22, 1848, p. 2.
"A Report Originally in the New York Sun and Then Copied by the Grand River Eagle" (1848). Van Raalte Papers: 1840-1849. 292.