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A resolution of the Common Council of the City of Holland, upon learning that A. C. Van Raalte "intends to leave for an indefinite period, and devote the greater part of his labors to the interests of a New Colony in Virginia," expresses its deep "regret for the removal of the founder of our City and Colony, their appreciation of his successful efforts in planting the Holland Colony, and laying the foundations of a large and prosperous community here,..."
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Hedeboer, B. and Post, Henry D., "A Resolution of the Common Council of the City of Holland" (1869). Van Raalte Papers: 1860-1869. 498.