He published four volumes of preeken (sermons): Een Bundel Preeken (Haarlem, 1891, two reprints), Tweede Bundel Preeken (Haarlem, 1897), Twaalf Preeken (Haarlem, 1908), Twaalf Preekn, Nieuwe Bundel (Haarlem 1909-10). Besides these sermons he published Zedekundige Schetsen en Omtrekken voor de Jeugd (Haarlem, 1898); Karakterschetsen, an anthology, was published after his death by H. Britzel (Haarlem, 1915).
His colleagues, Simon Gorter, d. 1871, and Jacobus Craandijk, d. 1912, were commemorated by de Vries in the Levensberichten of the Association for Dutch Literature. In Eigen Haard, of which very popular weekly he was the editor for many years, he published numerous articles, a few of them concerning Dutch Mennonite history.
Jeronimo de Vries was a trustee of the Algemeene Doopsgezinde Sociëteit 1886-1911, curator of its seminary, secretary of the Haarlemsche Vereeniging, and on the board of a number of non-Mennonite associations; e.g., co-director of the Teyler Foundation and trustee of the Nederlandsche Protestantenbond (Dutch liberal Protestant union), being a co-editor of its hymnal in 1882.
He was honored by S. Cramer in Doopsgezinde Bijdragen 1902, 172-86, and after his death by B. ter Haar in Levensberichten of the Association for Dutch Literature (Leiden, 1916, 255-90), by A. Binnerts Szn in Doopsgezind Jaarboekje 1916, 23-35 (with portrait) and in De Zondagsbode XXVIII (1914-15) No. 28.
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