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A record of the report of the Rev. Thomas De Witt to the General Synod about his trip to the Netherlands from which he had recently returned, as printed in the Christian Intelligencer, p. 191. Rev. H. P. Scholte is in New York City just at that time. De Witt speaks positively about the emigrants out of the Afscheiding who are coming to America in considerable numbers.
Christian Intelligencer, June 10, 1847, p. 191.
De Witt, Thomas, "Report to the General Synod About His Trip to the Netherlands in the Christian Intelligencer "Dr. De Witt's Visit to Europe"" (1847). Van Raalte Papers: 1840-1849. 270.