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A letter of A.C.V.R. to son, D.B.K, about an immigrant apparently who felt that the Colony had an obligation to provide work. A.C.V.R. makes it clear that such is not the case. "Do not impute such brainless foolishness to me."
Spring Lake, Manito P.O., Illinois
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Van Raalte, A. C., "A Letter of A. C .V. R. to Son, D. B. K." (1874). Van Raalte Papers: 1870-1879. 187.