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John Roost

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A letter of John Roost to the Rev. Albertus C. Van Raalte, concerning his efforts in selling bonds out East for the funding of the Holland Harbor project. Selling bonds has been very difficult work but he encloses a check of $450 for bonds he sold in Albany. Roost does not enjoy his begging task at all.

Date

7-11-1859

City

Albany, New York

Notes

Description of the document and reference to the Holland Museum by Dr. Elton J. Bruins.

About the collection:

Elton J. Bruins, long-time professor in the Department of Religion at Hope College, spent years collecting documents by and about Albertus C. Van Raalte, founder of Holland, Michigan and early patron of Hope College. Documents were gathered from dozens of public and private collections, making a nearly exhaustive collection of Van Raalte's writings and reflections. It is these documents that make up the "Van Raalte Papers."

Source

The original documents are held in the Holland Museum.

Rights

This digitized material is intended for personal research/study only. The original documents may not be reproduced for commercial use in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, without permission in writing from the Holland Museum.

Letter from John Roost to A. C. V. R.

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