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A letter of A. C. Van Raalte to Philip Phelps, about the organization of a second church in Holland, which would be English speaking. (The be-ginnings of Hope Reformed Church.) A.C.V.R. had a reservation that a second church would retard the Americanization process of the emigrant church.
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Van Raalte, A. C., "A Letter of A. C. Van Raalte to Philip Phelps" (1861). Van Raalte Papers: 1860-1869. 86.