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An indenture between the Rev. Albertus C. Van Raalte and the Consistory of the First Reformed Church. A.C.V.R. is signing over properties to the church for the purpose of covering the Van Raalte pledge to the Ebenezer Fund (Eben Ezer) for $1,000 as well as for the pledge of $100 by Benjamin Van Raalte and pledge of $100 of D. B. K. Van Raalte with the stipulation "that only the interest of said Capital shall be paid to the Treasurer of Hope College as tuition for the Grammar School of said College, the Capital always to be invested on real Estate. This Capital is transferable to the Council of Hope College when the practical part Reformed Churches, shall have been made this Memorial fund efficient for said purpose and shall have placed it in a condition to be delivered up as a whole and in a tangible form."
Ottawa County, Michigan
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Van Raalte, Dirk B. K. and Van Raalte, A. C., "An Indenture Between the Rev. Albertus C. Van Raalte and the Consistory of the First Reformed Church" (1873). Van Raalte Papers: 1870-1879. 137.