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The editors of De Hope visited Rotterdam, Kansas and received from the minister there an old Van Raalte letter which they transcribed and published in their periodical. It was a "discovery that made the trip worthwhile." Jas. F. Zwemer speaks about the importance of the letter.
The original documents are held in the Van Raalte Institute.
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Van Raalte, A. C. and Kennedy, Nella, "Old Van Raalte Letter Published in De Hope in 1904" (1870). Van Raalte Papers: 1870-1879. 6.