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A letter of the Rev. Albertus C. Van Raalte to the Rev. H. J. Budding, informing him that the August 16 date was approved for thanks, fasting, and prayer at the gathering of the Overijssel churches on August 6. Also the assembly agreed that a meeting of the church be held the first Monday of September in Atnersterdam. It was Van Raalte's duty to inform all the provincial church assemblies of this decision. And third, the assembly of South Holland requested the Rev.Hendrik P. Scholte to prepare a draft of a church order. However, there was difference of opinion about the need for a new order.
Genemuiden, the Netherlands
The original was published in H. Budding. Leven en Arbeid by Dr. J. H. Gunning J.Hz., Rhenen: W. J. Van Nas, 1909, pp. 533-535.
Van Raalte, Albertus C. and ten Hoor, Henry, "Letter from Albertus C. Van Raalte to Rev. H. J. Budding" (1837). Van Raalte Papers: 1830-1839. 97.