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A Mr. M. Hulsebos and P. Van Den Berg have written to the editor of De Hope which appeared in the January 20 issue giving a description of the Amelia Colony which Rev. Albertus C. Van Raalte has promoted. The land is good, the climate is pleasant, and people are friendly. Anyone willing to work can make good progress there.
Mattoax, Amelia, Court House, Virginia
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Hulsebos, M.; Van Den Berg, P.; and ten Hoor, Henry, "A Mr. M. Hulsebos and P. Van Den Berg Have Written to the Editor of De Hope" (1869). Van Raalte Papers: 1860-1869. 493.