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At this meeting of the School Board of the Holland Academy, both Dr. Philip Phelps Jr. and Dr. Albertus C. Van Raalte were present. Rev. Roelof Pieters was elected president of the board. Rev. Peter J. Oggel reported on his visits to the churches of the Classis of Wisconsin. Some of the churches objected to "the dollar tax" but "as a whole it was encouraging" in the response of the churches to the requests for funds. New students were accepted. The student, Gardenier, apparently was not doing well in this studies but he would be allowed to go six months longer. Otherwise he probably should learn some trade.
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Zwemer, Adrian, "Meeting Minutes of the School Board of the Holland Academy" (1865). Van Raalte Papers: 1860-1869. 322.