Reading ➸ History of the Reformed Church in the United States Author James I Good –

History of the Reformed Church in the United States Excerpt From History Of The Reformed Church In The United States 1725 1792The Present Volume Is The Culmination Of Years Of Search The Author S Previous Volumes On The History Of The Reformed Church Of Germany Were Gathered In Seeking To Find The Mater Ial For This Volume In 1893, At The Suggestion Of Rev Dr Corwin, The Distinguished Historian Of The Dutch Reformed Church, The Author Was Led To Write To Amsterdam To Know What Records Of The German Reformed Church In This Country Were There But The Price Demanded For Copying Them Was So High That The Matter Was Dropped In 1895 The Author Visited Amsterdam And Arranged To Have The Amsterdam Correspon Dence Copied, But Was Somewhat Disappointed At Getting Only Two Of The Missing Coetus Minutes In 1896, At The Suggestion Of Mr Henry S Dotterer, Of Philadelphia, He Visited The Archives At The Hague, And There Found The M1ss1ng Coetus Minutes, Together With A Multitude Of Other Correspondence As Far As He Knows He Was The First Minister Of Our Denomina Tion To See These Treasures At Amsterdam And Also At The Hague Afterward With The Aid Of His Esteemed Colleague, Rev Prof W J Hinke, He Was Able To Get These Manuscripts Copied The Same Kind Of Search Was Made In Switzerland, Germany And England With Surprising Results, Until We Can Reasonably Say That Most Of The Early History Of Our Church Is Clear.About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works.

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