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Rev. Albertus C. Van Raalte published a news item in the Sheboygan Nieuwsbode that his family was looking for a hired girl who could cook. Also, Rev. Mr. Hall of Marshall wrote that hired girls sent to a Mr. Gorham had a very good reputation and two or three more young women could find work with some small families presumably in Marshall. "So if there still are girls who would like to be placed in this truly Christian environment, please report this to me as soon as possible."
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Van Raalte, A. C. and Hall, "Rev. Albertus C. Van Raalte Published a News Item in the Sheboygan Nieuwsbode That His Family Was Looking for a Hired Girl Who Could Cook" (1850). Van Raalte Papers: 1850-1859. 191.