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A letter of Rev. Albertus C. Van Raalte to Rev. J. H. Donner of Leiden, the Netherlands who is trying to convince Donner to accept the call to the First Reformed Church of Pella. The Reformed people in Pella have largely left the congregation of Hendrik P. Scholte who did not unite with the Dutch Reformed Church. Van Raalte speaks of Scholte in very negative terms but praises the Pella settlement and the people of the First Reformed Church. Van Raalte sees Pella as a very promising field of labor.
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Van Raalte, A. C. and Dekker, Elisabeth, "Letter from Albertus C. Van Raalte to J. H. Donner of Leiden" (1859). Van Raalte Papers: 1850-1859. 94.