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A letter of Albertus C. Van Raalte to Hendrik P. Scholte expressing his joy that Scholte's congregation has received recognition by the government while, A.C.V.R. continues to feel like "a hunted partridge in the mountains" (I Samuel 26:20). The Van Raaltes are planning to move to Ommen soon. "Last week I pleaded before the court in Almelo with pleasure and joy."
Genemuiden, the Netherlands
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Van Raalte, A. C, and Kennedy, Nella, "Letter from A. C. Van Raalte to Henrik P. Scholte" (1839). Van Raalte Papers: 1830-1839. 79.