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Benjamin Brummelkamp, son of the Anthony Brummelkamps, is writing to his cousin, Albertus, the son of Albertus and Christina Van Raalte, now departing for America, wishing them well. He realizes that he may never see them again. The letter reflects an unusual depth of piety for a young boy.
Arnhem, the Netherlands
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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Brummelkamp, Benjamin, "Letter from Benjamin Brummelkamp to His Cousin Albertus" (1846). Van Raalte Papers: 1840-1849. 94.