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Mayor Bernardus Ledeboer, having received a request from electors in the City of Holland, regarding the construction of a railroad to Holland, set June 10 to vote upon the issue. It is signed by the same electors who signed the May 14 document.

Date

5-15-1869

Notes

Transcribed by Erica D. Heeg, October 30, 2002.

Description of the document and reference to the Archives of Michigan by Dr. Elton J. Bruins.

About the collection:

Elton J. Bruins, long-time professor in the Department of Religion at Hope College, spent years collecting documents by and about Albertus C. Van Raalte, founder of Holland, Michigan and early patron of Hope College. Documents were gathered from dozens of public and private collections, making a nearly exhaustive collection of Van Raalte's writings and reflections. It is these documents that make up the "Van Raalte Papers."

Source

The original documents are held in the Archives of Michigan.

Rights

This digitized material is intended for personal research/study only. The original documents may not be reproduced for commercial use in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, without permission in writing from Archives of Michigan.

Mayor Bernardus Ledeboer, Having Received a Request from Electors in the City of Holland, Regarding the Construction of a Railroad to Holland, Set June 10 to Vote Upon the Issue

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