Authors

William Buursma

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Rev. Albertus C. Van Raalte was not present at this meeting of the Consistory of the First Reformed Church. The consistory elected Labots to serve as president. The time was spent with charges that had been brought against consistory members by Veneklaas[sen?] and Rabbers. Veneklaas is severely chastised for his unproven charges. Labots closed the meeting with prayer. The clerk's name is not given.

Date

6-29-1854

City

Holland, Michigan

Notes

In Dutch; translation by Rev. William Buursma.

Description of the document and reference to The Joint Archives of Holland by Dr. Elton J. Bruins.

About the collection:

Elton J. Bruins, long-time professor in the Department of Religion at Hope College, spent years collecting documents by and about Albertus C. Van Raalte, founder of Holland, Michigan and early patron of Hope College. Documents were gathered from dozens of public and private collections, making a nearly exhaustive collection of Van Raalte's writings and reflections. It is these documents that make up the "Van Raalte Papers."

Source

The original documents are held in The Joint Archives of Holland.

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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.

Meeting Minutes of the Consistory of the First Reformed Church

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