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On this date, Julia Gilmore wrote a lengthy letter to her brother, Darius, in Fairview, Illinois. She mentions several people including Ben Van Raalte whom she marries later. She reported that Will and Christine Van Raalte Gilmore are packing up the "books and things" left behind by Dr. [Albertus C.] Van Raalte. She is sharing a room with Mary Van Raalte.
In the collection of Cindy Van Orsdal Merwin, Weaverville, CA.
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Gilmore, Julia, "Julia Gilmore Wrote a Lengthy Letter to Her Brother, Darius" (1871). Van Raalte Papers: 1870-1879. 60.