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More concerns were expressed at this Consistory meeting of the First Reformed Church about the men elected to the Consistory, Krabshuis in particular. B. van Dijk sent in a letter declining to serve as a deacon There was a request for funds to aid two Dutch families to come to America. This request had to go to the Clasiss for approval. Rev. Albertus C. Van Raalte reported that he spent considerable time with the Doesburg family over the alleged repeated thievery of son, Jacob.
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Van Raalte, A. C. and Buursma, William, "Meeting Minutes of the Consistory of the First Reformed Church" (1855). Van Raalte Papers: 1850-1859. 284.