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General Church of the New Jerusalem

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Found in 352 Collections and/or Records:

Cablegram from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Elmo C. Acton, 1930-04-26

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Identifier: RG.004.01
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Typed Western Union cablegram (deferred) from N.D. Pendleton to Elmo C. Acton in Durban, Natal, South Africa. Message: "Offer for Acton five hundred dollars Assemby Reply" signed: Pendleton (Charged to General Church)

Dates: 1930-04-26

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton, 1906-03-15

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton. Pendleton discusses his view of the vaccination controversy in Bryn Athyn. He writes, “I am beginning to feel concerned about the situation in Bryn Athyn and I am wondering if you feel the same way. . . If I am right, moderate council will be much needed, and in case there is anything I can do in this direction I shall be only too glad to do it.” Pendletons suggests calling a meeting of the Consistory to consider the...
Dates: 1906-03-15

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton, 1906-03-15

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton. Pendleton comments on his earlier letter to W.F.P.: “Since writing this afternoon I have been thinking that I possibly allowed myself to take too serious a view of the trouble in B.A. and that the calling of a consistory meeting would tend to heighten the appearance of a disturbance. Things are generally only so serious as we make them- It seems too bad that a question like vaccination should divide us, or even appear to...
Dates: 1906-03-15

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton, 1908-07-17

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton. Pendleton discusses the Kramph Will case, and the possibility of appealing Judge Smith’s decision. He worries that an unsuccessful appeal may bring more negative attention on the Church. He writes, “I am not unmindful of the fact that Judge Smith decided the case on the ground that the will itself was void because its devise was to a body teaching the doctrines as laid down in the Writings of the Honorable Emanuel...
Dates: 1908-07-17

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton, 1908-07-24

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Scope and Contents Handwritten letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton. Pendleton understands from W.F.P.’s last letter, and from other Bryn Athyn Council members, that it has been decided to appeal the Orphan Court’s ruling on the Kramph Will case. Pendleton comments, “While there are several prudential consideration which might suggest our nesting in the hope of preserving our charter rights undisturbed, yet if there is any hope on rational grounds, it would be certainly be a weakness to...
Dates: 1908-07-24

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton, 1908-07-15

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton. Pendleton has spoken with Harvey Lechner regarding the Church’s legal standing in the Kramph Will case. Lechner has examined the relevant laws and is concerned that the Church and the Academy are legally vulnerable. Any form of fornication and adultery is against the law, as is the teaching of these ideas. As Pendleton understands from Lechner, “Any institution which holds and teaches things against public policy is...
Dates: 1908-07-15

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton, 1909-04-06

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Scope and Contents Handwritten letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton. Pendleton writes that he has not been working on arranging Miss Beekman’s manuscripts for publication; She sent a letter months ago stating that her papers on the Divine Human Form need to be rewritten, and Pendleton took this to mean that he was released from this responsibility for the time being. Pendleton is glad that the Church’s lawyer, Hensel, is hopeful regarding their case against Convention. Pendleton comments,...
Dates: 1909-04-06

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton, 1909-06-24

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Identifier: RG.004.01
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Handwritten letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton. Regarding the outcome of the Kramph Will case, Pendleton writes, “The decision handed down by the Supreme Court marks a great day for the New Church. We are moved by a spirit of profound thankfulness, and would attribute all to the Lord’s over ruling Mercy. . . I join with the members assembled in their rejoicing.”

Dates: 1909-06-24

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Joseph B. Headsten, 1923-09-05

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Joseph B. Headsten in Chicago, IL, USA. Pendleton has just returned from the seashore and has received Headsten’s letter of August 14th. Pendleton recommends that the Swedenborg New Church Society associate themselves with a nearby body of the General Church, i.e. either Sharon Church or the Glenview Society. Pendleton suggests that the records might be placed with the Glenview Society and that the money be used for some Church use determined by the...
Dates: 1923-09-05

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Mrs. Headsten, 1923-06-28

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Identifier: RG.004.01
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Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Mrs. Headsten. Pendleton informs Mrs. Headsten that a resolution was passed at a recent Ministers’ Council meeting in appreciation of the good work done for the General Church by her husband, Rev. Joseph Headsten. Pendleton relays his personal sympathy to Mrs. Headsten at the loss of her husband.

Dates: 1923-06-28