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A rough draft of a letter of A.C.V.R. to the Rev. John Garretson, secretary of the Board of Domestic Missions of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church in New York. Hyma makes several references to this letter, pp. 158-59, 207-09, and 261. [On what basis does Hyma date the letter in 1852 except for the fact A.C.V.R. mentions five years of knowing the RCA? Dr. E. William Kennedy's notations indicate that he judges the letter to have been written Jan./Feb., 1852.]
New York, New York
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Van Raalte, A. C., "A Rough Draft of a Letter of A. C. V. R. to the Rev. John Garretson" (1852). Van Raalte Papers: 1850-1859. 219.