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The Twenty-Eighth Annual Report of the Board of Domestic Missions of the Ref Protestant Dutch church: presented to the General Synod at their annual meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., June 6, 1860. Items of interest: p. 27: the First Reformed Church of Holland, A. C. Van Raalte, pastor, contributed $23.94 to the board. The church lists 151 families and 321 members. The Zeeland church has 183 families and 320 members. p. 38: The "Reformed Dutch Church, Holland, Mich., Rev. A. C. Van Raalte, pastor, per Wm. Ferris," a contribution of $16.77, in November, 1859. p. 67: A report of the mission at Holland, Michigan, served by Rev. P. Phelps Jr., and Rev. G. Van de Wall. "Through the liberality of Dr. Van Raalte, a site has been presented for a 2nd Reformed Dutch Church, to be organized for American services as soon as practicable." p. 76: the Rev. A. C. Van Raalte, D.D., is listed as a life member of the Board of Domestic Missions because he contributed "Thirty Dollars or upwards between January 1, 1850, and May 1, 1860." Rev. Philip Phelps and Rev. Cornelius Vander Meulen are also on the list.
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Reformed Protestant Dutch Church, "The Twenty-Eighth Annual Report of the Board of Domestic Missions of the Ref Protestant Dutch Church: Presented to the General Synod at Their Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA., June 6, 1860." (1860). Van Raalte Papers: 1860-1869. 78.