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A letter of A.C.V.R. to his son and daughter-in-law, Ben and Julia Van Raalte, congratulating them upon the birth of their first child, a daughter. A.C.V.R.'s piety shines through the letter and he signs his letter, your affectionate father.
Spring Lake, Illinois
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Van Raalte, A. C. and Heeg, Erica D., "A Letter of A. C. V. R. to His Son and Daughter-in-Law, Ben and Julia Van Raalte" (1873). Van Raalte Papers: 1870-1879. 184.