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An editorial (possibly) by S. L. Morris, editor of the Holland City News, p. 2, entitled, "Past, Present and Future of Holland," in which he gives a brief history of Holland. He said, "It is only 24 years since our esteemed fellow citizen, Rev. Dr. A. C. Van Raalte and his friends planted the germ of our greatness upon the bank of Black Lake." The article basically is a pep talk to the citizens of Holland after the disastrous fire which devastated the city the previous October.
Holland City News, February 24, 1872, p. 2.
Morris, S. L., "An Editorial (Possibly) by S. L. Morris, Editor of the Holland City News, p. 2, Entitled, "Past, Present and Future of Holland," in Which He Gives a Brief History of Holland" (1872). Van Raalte Papers: 1870-1879. 321.