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While Albertus and Christina Van Raalte are visiting the Netherlands, he writes from Kampen to T. Asch van Wijk and gives him 35 guilders on Ds. Pieter Oggel's bill for his subscription to the Haagsche newspaper which is a daily. But Oggel is discontinuing his subscription. [Oggel is married to the Van Raalte's daughter.]






In Dutch; Translation: Nella Kennedy, July 2020.

Description of the document and reference to Vriej University by Dr. Elton J. Bruins.

About the collection:

Elton J. Bruins, long-time professor in the Department of Religion at Hope College, spent years collecting documents by and about Albertus C. Van Raalte, founder of Holland, Michigan and early patron of Hope College. Documents were gathered from dozens of public and private collections, making a nearly exhaustive collection of Van Raalte's writings and reflections. It is these documents that make up the "Van Raalte Papers."

Digitizing the Van Raalte papers was supported by the Dutch Culture USA program by the Consulate General of the Netherlands in New York. The project was done in partnership with Heritage Hall at Calvin University, which also digitized its Van Raalte collections.


Collectie HDC | Protestants Erfgoed, Bijzondere Collecties, Universiteitsbibliotheek, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.


This digitized material is intended for personal research/study only. The original documents may not be reproduced for commercial use in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, without permission in writing from Vriej University.

A. C. Van Raalte Writes a Letter to T. Asch Van Wijk