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A letter of A. C. Van Raalte to Philip Phelps, reporting that Schieffelin and Cornell were opposed to making a proposal to the Collegiate Consistory. The Collegiate Church "will stick to the Dutch property and name: But if the clergymen do not take hold in great earnest of the young, they will lose them all, and those who cling then to the old institution will not have then the necessary characteristics to maintain a flourishing active church or denomination."Suydam's address is 37 Nassau or 18 W. 39th St.
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Van Raalte, A. C,, "A Letter of A. C. Van Raalte to Philip Phelps" (1869). Van Raalte Papers: 1860-1869. 535.