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A Mr. H. Beuker published an obituary of Dr. Albertus C. Van Raalte in De Vrije Kerk. Vereeniging van Christ Geref. Stemmen, published by P. Van Der Sluys, Jr., 1876, pp. 607-09. Beuker was also the editor of this volume. He mentioned that the Van Raaltes stayed in their home for some days in 1866 when they were visiting in the Netherlands. Van Raalte "was a man with a clear, inclusive, evangelical view, with a strong will and a child-like faith. How unaffected was that little man and how dignified in what he said. People learned from him constantly without his assuming the air of a teacher. With great clarity of ideas and voice he preached a couple of times for me although he was suffering a sore throat."
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Beuker, H. and ten Hoor, Henry, "A Mr. H. Beuker Published an Obituary of Dr. Albertus C. Van Raalte in De Vrije Kerk. Vereeniging Van Christ Geref Stemmen, Published by P. Van Der Sluys, Jr., 1876, pp. 607-09" (1876). Van Raalte Papers: 1870-1879. 268.