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The editor of De Hope printed excerpts on October 11 from two Dutch periodicals, De Bazuin and De Wekstem following Albertus C. and Christian de M. Van Raalte's departure from the Netherlands. The excerpt is a letter of Van Raalte to the Separatist churches of the Netherlands on the above date, September 30. He wished he could have seen more people and not missed some appointments. Both he and his wife have been revived and strengthened during their stay. He really prays for more united mission work by the RCA and the Gereformeerde Kerk. V.R. reveals plans for some definite courses of action.
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Van Raalte, A. C. and Kennedy, Simone, "The Editor of De Hope Printed Excerpts on October 11 from Two Dutch Periodicals, De Bazuin and De Wekstem Following Albertus C. and Christian de M. Van Raalte's Departure from the Netherlands." (1866). Van Raalte Papers: 1860-1869. 389.