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Dr. Albertus C. Van Raalte was in the chair for this meeting of the Council of Hope College. Members of the council would be sitting in on examinations of the students. Among the young men approved for the academic degree of A. B. were Peter De Bruyn and James F. Zwemer. Van Raalte was asked to deliver the address to the theological students after their examinations. Van Raalte and Prof. Cornelius Crispell were appointed to find a Rector for the Grammar School. Van Raalte submitted his resignation as Endowment Agent and it was accepted.
Minutes of the Council of Hope College, p. 86-89.
Stewart, Abel T. and Otterness, Mary, "Meeting Minutes of the Council of Hope College" (1870). Van Raalte Papers: 1870-1879. 311.