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Christina Van Raalte wrote her parents, Rev. Albertus and Christina Van Raalte, that she was sorry that her father had been so ill but is better again. The shop is very busy but she dislikes the airless room in which she has to work. Mrs. Pijster, the shop keeper, is very pleased with her work. She has not heard from her brothers for twelve days. She is eager to see her parents again.
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Van Raalte, Christina and Kennedy, Nella, "Christina Van Raalte Wrote Her Parents, Rev. Albertus and Christina Van Raalte" (1862). Van Raalte Papers: 1860-1869. 146.