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The Rev. Albertus C. Van Raalte wrote a letter to the editor of De Hollander in which he requested the editor to print a notice from the Boekzaal of July about the destruction brought by liquor. A testimony of a woman from Pennsylvania said that her husband and five sons all went to their graves as drunkards. As a result of her words, the town refused to have liquor imported any longer.
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Van Raalte, A. C. and Kennedy, Simone, "The Rev. Albertus C. Van Raalte Wrote a Letter to the Editor of De Hollander" (1854). Van Raalte Papers: 1850-1859. 263.