Report in the New York Evangelist
In the issue of the New York Evangelist published on this date, the publication reported on matters in the Holland Colony that had been reported in the Christian Intelligencer. The prospects of the Holland Academy have improved. A Second Dutch Reformed Church has been organized. "...Domino [Albertus C.] Van Raalte, and [Philip] Phelps [Jr.], and others, who have the welfare of the Church and the community at heart, felt that the time had come to raise the standard of a new society there, in the name of Christ." The congregation was organized on 20 July.
New York City
"Report in the New York Evangelist" (1862). Van Raalte Papers: 1860-1869. 553.