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The Consistory of the First Reformed Church of Holland held a meeting at which Rev. Albertus C. Van Raalte was accused by Mr. and Mrs. Hoogenhorst who complained about the payment of taxes on land that they purchased from the pastor. The complainants were not present. If they wished to pursue the matter they needed to come to a consistory meeting or go to Holland Classis. Brother Hellental appeared at the meeting because he and Brother Krabshuis felt that they were unjustly accused by Deacon Plugger of being Remonstrants.The contracts for the new building were ready to be let. Members present were the pastor, elders Jonker, Labots, and Appeldoom and deacons Wilterdink, de Weerd, Keppel, and Plugger. The pastor served as the clerk.
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Van Raalte, A. C. and Buursma, William, "Meeting Minutes of the Consistory of the First Reformed Church" (1854). Van Raalte Papers: 1850-1859. 408.