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Albertus C. Van Raalte was happy to hear from Hendrik P. Scholte that Hendrik G. Klijn and Cornelius Vander Meulen were ready for their examinations. Van Raalte received a call from the Rotterdam congregation but does not wish to leave Ommen because of his students. Ds. Budding was around again and reference is made to the controversy over clergy dress. Van Raalte did not want to wear the prescribed dress of Afscheiding ministers, which were too priest-like.
Ommen, the Netherlands
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Van Raalte, A. C.; Dekker, Elisabeth; and Kennedy, Nella, "Letter from A. C. Van Raalte to Henrik P. Scholte" (1839). Van Raalte Papers: 1830-1839. 87.