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Rev. Albertus C. Van Raalte, elders Broek, Labots, Appeldoorn, Jonker, and Hekhuis and deacons de Weerd, Wilterdink, and Keppel were present at the Consistory meeting of the First Reformed Church of Holland. After the opening prayer, K. L. Mulder made confession of faith but Deacon Keppel made charges against him, one being that he desired to participate in worldly amusements on the Sabbath. Mulder denied the charge but before an announcement would be made of his confession, other witnesses needed to be heard from. The Consistory, upon the request of several widows, decided to ask the Holland Classis to make a ruling on the time which must elapse before remarriage can take place.
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Van Raalte, A. C. and Buursma, William, "Meeting Minutes of the Consistory of the First Reformed Church" (1853). Van Raalte Papers: 1850-1859. 384.