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At a meeting of the consistory of the First Reformed Church at which Rev. Albertus C. Van Raalte presided and also served as clerk, the major issue was Van Raalte's call to Pella, Iowa. The minutes include V.R.'s letter to the consistory of the First Reformed Church in which he outlines his educational concerns relating to the Holland Academy. The letter is a crucial document indicating V.R.'s ideas.
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Van Raalte, A. C.; Buursma, William; and Kennedy, Nella, "Meeting Minutes of the Consistory of the First Reformed Church" (1856). Van Raalte Papers: 1850-1859. 352.