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A letter of A. C. Van Raalte to his son, D. B. K., wanting to make sure that Dirk knew that Congress passed a law that Civil War veterans who lost limbs can receive a pension of $24 a month. He chides Dirk for not telling him more about what he is doing.
Cawker City, Kansas
The original documents are held in the Albertus C. Van Raalte Collection (M300) or the Dirk B.K. Van Raalte Collection (M301) in Heritage Hall, Hekman Library, Calvin University, Grand Rapids, MI. The Van Raalte material in Heritage Hall has since been reorganized.
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Van Raalte, A. C., "A Letter of A. C. Van Raalte to His Son, D. B. K." (1874). Van Raalte Papers: 1870-1879. 196.