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A letter of A. C. Van Raalte to Philip Phelps, reporting he raised $200 more for the endowment of Hope from the Pekin church, and $900 in notes. "In Fairview I met sharp remarks or inquiries about the buying of lands and the expectations to farm it: that Mr. ten Eyk who did make all those sharp inquiries cam just from New Jersey and was clearly trained in that region."
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Van Raalte, A. C., "A Letter of A. C. Van Raalte to Philip Phelps" (1868). Van Raalte Papers: 1860-1869. 479.