Authors

Nella Kennedy

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The minutes of the Classis of Holland at which Rev. Albertus C. Van Raalte is elected president since the formally elected president was absent. V.R. is an examiner in theology for the examination of W. A. Houbolt, a graduate of the Theological School in Kampen the previous year and called to serve the Dutch immigrant congregation in Grand Rapids.

Date

6-29-1859

City

Holland, Michigan

Notes

In Dutch; translation by Nella Kennedy.

Description of the document and reference to The Joint Archives of Holland by Dr. Elton J. Bruins.

About the collection:

Elton J. Bruins, long-time professor in the Department of Religion at Hope College, spent years collecting documents by and about Albertus C. Van Raalte, founder of Holland, Michigan and early patron of Hope College. Documents were gathered from dozens of public and private collections, making a nearly exhaustive collection of Van Raalte's writings and reflections. It is these documents that make up the "Van Raalte Papers."

Source

The original documents are held in The Joint Archives of Holland.

Rights

This digitized material is intended for personal research/study only. The original documents may not be reproduced for commercial use in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, without permission in writing from The Joint Archives of Holland.

The Minutes of the Classis of Holland

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