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A report on the Holland Colony in the Grand River Eagle, p. 2, in general terms, including comments such as the colonists appear to uphold the principle of temperance, came to this country to escape religious persecution, and are an enterprising, moral, and industrious people. No one expresses an interest in returning to Holland.
Grand River Eagle, February 9, 1849, p. 2.
"Report on the Holland Colony in the Grand River Eagle" (1849). Van Raalte Papers: 1840-1849. 300.