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A letter of Christine Van Raalte to her brothers, Ben and Dirk, thanking them profusely for writing her. She reports on life in Amelia, making some very interesting comments. "Some of these Dutchmen are peculiar people - you cannot imagine how terribly ignorant and stupid some of them are."
Amelia Court House, VA.
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Van Raalte, Christine and Jalving, Clarence, "A Letter of Christine Van Raalte to Her Brothers, Ben and Dirk" (1869). Van Raalte Papers: 1860-1869. 506.