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At a meeting of the consistory of the First Reformed Church at which Rev. Albertus C. Van Raalte presided, more discussion was held about the flask with a silver cover. It was reported that the late Mrs. Jenneken ter Vree in her will had left sums of $20 each to Rev. Van Raalte, the First Reformed Church, and Jannes Vriezen. The request to hold English services on Sunday evening was approved. At the upcoming congregational meeting, several consistory members would be retiring. Elder Ploeg wished to be declared emeritus.

Date

3-9-1860

City

Holland, Michigan

Notes

In Dutch; translated by Rev. William and Mrs. Althea Buursma, 2000.

Description of the document and reference to The Joint Archives of Holland 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."

Source

The original documents are held in The Joint Archives of Holland.

Rights

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 The Joint Archives of Holland.

Meeting Minutes of the Consistory of the First Reformed Church

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