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At this meeting of the School Board meeting of the Holland Academy, Dr. Albertus C. Van Raalte but Dr. Philip Phelps Jr. was not. It was during the summer of this year that Phelps obtained the charter of Hope College from the State of Michigan. The main purpose of the meeting was to permit the treasurer to borrow money at interest to pay some debts that had to be dealt with immediately.
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Zwemer, Adrian, "Meeting Minutes of the School Board Meeting of the Holland Academy" (1865). Van Raalte Papers: 1860-1869. 318.