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Excerpt from Sketches of the Village of Albion: Containing Incidents of Its History and Progress, From Its First Settlement, and a Statistical Account of Its Trade, Schools, Societies, Manufactures, &C
To this class of adventurers mainly the Holland Pur chase owes its settlement and success. They comprised the majority of the people; bringing with them the intelligence, business habits and moral character of their race, they have ever been found among the foremost in changing the wil derness into the abode of civilization.
The first settlers of Albion were chie y of this stock; Many of them are yet spared among us. The scenes of their early history to them are fraught with the deepest interest, and. Their children cannot be indifferent in a matter in which they are so much identified.
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