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An agreement between the consistory of the Reformed Church of Mattoax in Virginia, and Rev. Philip Phelps Agent for the Endowment of Hope Hope College in Michigan. "The amount needed to meet the most pressing wants of those settlers is twenty two hundred dollars; although several hundred dollars more could be used with great advantage in order to cover all the necessities." The funds came from the gifts to the college of Mrs. F. F. Chrystie (600) and Morris Jessup (1500).
Huizenga, John; Hulsebos, Messussies; Zuidema, Meindent; Bultje, Klaas K.; and van de Riet, Cynadus, "An Agreement Between the Consistory of the Reformed Church of Mattoax in Virginia, and Rev. Philip Phelps Agent for the Endowment of Hope College in Michigan" (1871). Van Raalte Papers: 1870-1879. 315.