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A letter of Thomas De Witt, pastor in the Collegiate Church, to Hendrik P. Scholte, concerning the arrival of Albertus C. Van Raalte and his group on November 18. "[A.C.V.R.] was anxious to proceed immediately on the way to Wisconsin as the navigation on the Canal and on the lakes was about drawing to a close." De Witt shows considerable interest in Van Raalte and his people. De Witt also thanks Scholte for the pamphlets he sent him.
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De Witt, Thomas and ten Hoor, Henry, "Letter from Thomas De Witt to Hendrik P. Scholte" (1846). Van Raalte Papers: 1840-1849. 85.