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A letter of the Rev. Albertus C. Van Raalte to a Mr. Postma, in Zwolle, the Netherlands. A.C.V.R. is writing on behalf of the Classis of Holland because there is such a need for ministers in the Colony. Therefore, the Classis is extending a call to the Rev. Postma to serve a congregation in the Colony.

Date

11-1-1851

City

Holland, Ottawa County, Michigan

Notes

In Dutch. Transcribed and translated by Simone Kennedy.

Description of the document and reference to the Theological University Archives, Kampen, 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 Theological University Archives, Kampen.

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 Theological University Archives, Kampen.

Letter from A. C. Van Raalte to Mr. Postma

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