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Rev. Albertus C. Van Raalte addressed a letter to Mr. J. P. Oggel, of Axel, Zeeland, expressing his satisfaction that his son, Pieter J. Oggel, has come to Ommen to enroll in Van Raalte's school for students interested in the ministry. Pieter Oggel later comes to America and also marries a daughter of the Van Raalte.
Ommen, the Netherlands
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Van Raalte, Albertus C. and ten Hoor, Henry, "Letter from Albertus C. Van Raalte to Mr. J. P. Oggel" (1844). Van Raalte Papers: 1840-1849. 58.