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On the same day Christina Van Raalte wrote her parents, Rev. Albertus and Christina Van Raalte, and her sister, Mary, she also wrote to her sister whom she calls Annie [Anna Sophia]. The letter includes a list of Christina's expenditures, apparently intended for her mother and father.
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Van Raalte, Christina and Kennedy, Nella, "Christina Van Raalte Wrote Her Parents, Rev. Albertus and Christina Van Raalte, and Her Sister, Mary" (1863). Van Raalte Papers: 1860-1869. 160.