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A letter of A. C. Van Raalte to Philip Phelps, reporting that an anonymous donor gave $5000 to clear the debt on the Point Superior lands; $2,000 more may also be coming. It is now important to make the Pt. Superior land productive "with peach trees etc."

Date

11-5-1869

City

New York

Notes

Note: again in this transcription, there seems to be many typographical errors. The originals have to be checked for accuracy of the transcriptions.

Description of the document and reference to The Joint Archives of Holland 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 Joint Archives of Holland.

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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 The Joint Archives of Holland.

A Letter of A. C. Van Raalte to Philip Phelps

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