Download Full Text (49 KB)
At this meeting of the Consistory of the First Reformed Church, the editor of De Hollander needed to be warned of the unreformed direction the paper was taking, it was ruled. There again was discussion about the length of terms of the elders and deacons. It was decided that elders and deacons were asked to give a half day a week to family visitation. Rev. Albertus C. Van Raalte served as clerk as well as presided at the meeting.
The original documents are held in The Joint Archives of Holland.
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.
Van Raalte, A. C. and Buursma, William, "Meeting Notes of the Consistory of the First Reformed Church" (1854). Van Raalte Papers: 1850-1859. 258.