Published on August 6, 1874, in De Volksvriend, a Dutch newspaper in Orange City, this piece written by Henry Hospers chronicles the settlement of Orange City, Iowa in Sioux County. This section covers the settlement committee's first trip to Sioux County and an encounter with a Native American man. Originally written in Dutch, the piece was translated by Nelson Niewenhuis in 1971.
Hospers, Henry and Nieuwenhuis, Nelson, "A Concise History of the Settlement, Part 7" (1874). Documents. 2.