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Holland
used in The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

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Informal reference to The Netherlands (confusion arises because important provinces in The Netherlands are North Holland and South Holland).
  • On his decease, the business was continued by his widow, who, being born and bred in Holland, where, as I have been inform'd, the knowledge of accounts makes a part of female education, she not only sent me as clear a state as she could find of the transactions past, but continued to account with the greatest regularity and exactness every quarter afterwards, and managed the business with such success, that she not only brought up reputably a family of children, but, at the expiration...

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