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A letter from "Rev. K. van den Bosch and Rev. Postma, A. Krabshuis, elder, Jan Rabbers, formerly also an elder of Emmen, now Zeeland" to the "Reverend Synodical Assembly in Hogeveen- defending their separation from the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church. "We are the seed of Abraham, and not born out of whoredom, and we had to separate from our brothers when we discovered that they whored after a stranger." The group is looking for more understanding from its mother church in the Netherlands for the Separation of 1857.
Stadsarchief Rotterdam, Archief Gereformeerde Kerken
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van den Bosch, K.; Postma; Krabshuis, A.; Rabbers, Jan; Boonstra, Harry; and Kennedy, Nella, "A Letter from "Rev. K. Van Den Bosch and Rev. Postma, A. Krabshuis, Elder, Jan Rabbers, Formerly Also an Elder of Emmen, Now Zeeland" to the "Reverend Synodical Assembly in Hogeveen"" (1860). Van Raalte Papers: 1860-1869. 65.