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A report of John Van Vleck, President, and Pi[eter] J. Oggel, Secretary, to the editor of De Hollander about the meeting of ministers in Milwaukee which included a discussion about the desirability of education of women was discussed. The report of the ministers' meeting in Grand Haven, Michigan, was reported in this paper the week previous. The education of women was strongly urged "in order to read and study the book of nature, the book of history and the book of Revelation;..." It was also discussed how the Hollanders in America can be a blessing to the country. Promotion of joint mission projects and the Holland Academy was also part of the discussion.
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Van Vleck, John; Oggel, P. J.; ten Hoor, Henry; and Kennedy, Nella, "Report to De Hollander" (1858). Van Raalte Papers: 1850-1859. 69.