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An excerpt from the diary of Hoyt G. Post in which he stated that he attended "Van Raalte's church" today. Van Raalte was not in good health, preaching "with difficulty." Van Raalte preached on Luke 2:13-14. He then adds to his comments, "The more I see of the Dutch, the more I see that disgusts me, they really are far below the standard of enlightenment." Post adds some particulars in his severe criticism of them.
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Post, Hoyt G., "An Excerpt from the Diary of Hoyt G. Post" (1850). Van Raalte Papers: 1850-1859. 450.