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An essay by the Rev. O.G. Heldring, entitled, "Eenige Gedachten Over Colonisatie" [Some Thoughts About Colonization] which was published in De Reformatie, Tijdschrift ter Bevordering van Gods Koningrijk in Nederland, 3de Serie, IIde Deel, Amsterdam: Hoogkamer & Compe, 1846, pp. 260-264. The author favors the idea of emigration to America. The poor have better prospects there than in the Netherlands. The author displays a strong social consciousness.
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Heldring, O. G. and ten Hoor, Henry, ""Eenige Gedachten Over Colonisatie" Essay" (1846). Van Raalte Papers: 1840-1849. 45.