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Rev. Albertus C. Van Raalte wrote a letter to his son, Benjamin, on this date in which A.C.V.R. continues to express his concern for the state of Ben's religious life. He presses Ben to be more concerned about his soul than his farm work.
The original documents are held in the Albertus C. Van Raalte Collection (M300) or the Dirk B.K. Van Raalte Collection (M301) in Heritage Hall, Hekman Library, Calvin University, Grand Rapids, MI. The Van Raalte material in Heritage Hall has since been reorganized.
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Van Raalte, A. C. and Kennedy, Nella, "Letter from A. C. Van Raalte to Benjamin Van Raalte" (1859). Van Raalte Papers: 1850-1859. 150.