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A FEW WORDS FROM THE HOLLANDERS IN MICHIGAN. To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the United States, in Congress assembled. The people of Holland are making a very strong plea for support of the Holland Harbor. The printed, one page petition reads as if it were written by Van Raalte.
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Van Raalte, "Plea from the Hollanders of Michigan to the Senate and the House of Representatives of the US" (1857). Van Raalte Papers: 1850-1859. 25.