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In a letter of Rev. Albertus C. Van Raalte to his son, Derk, the father is admonishing his son to live an upright life. He hopes that Derk will write him about his studies. Derk is also admonished to be helpful to his mother.
The original documents are held in the Albertus C. Van Raalte Collection (M300) or the Dirk B.K. Van Raalte Collection (M301) in Heritage Hall, Hekman Library, Calvin University, Grand Rapids, MI. The Van Raalte material in Heritage Hall has since been reorganized.
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Van Raalte, A. C. and Kennedy, Nella, "Letter from A. C. Van Raalte to Dirk Van Raalte" (1859). Van Raalte Papers: 1850-1859. 441.