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A draft of a letter to Governor Bingham of the State of Michigan from the Rev. Albertus C. Van Raalte, concerning the Holland Harbor. The lighthouse is not yet built; unfinished piers are at the mercy of the storms. He recognizes the present financial crisis. Van Raalte proposes levying a 1% tax on the land of the town and township.
Holland Ottawa Michigan
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Van Raalte, Albertus C., "Draft of a Letter from Albertus C. Van Raalte to Governor Bingham of the State of Michigan" (1857). Van Raalte Papers: 1850-1859. 21.