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General Church of the New Jerusalem

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Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton, 1913-08-23

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton. La Have hotel letterhead. Pendleton and his wife, Beatrice, arrived in the Hague two nights ago. They will dine with the Barger family tonight, and afterwards, there will be a gathering of all interested members, including Alfred (Stroh), Mr. Pitcairn, Mr. Deltenre, Mr. Gardiner, and two ladies from the Stockholm Circle. Tomorrow, Pendleton will administer Holy Supper to the community and then attend meetings at the...
Dates: 1913-08-23

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton, 1913-12-05

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton. Pendleton met with Mr. Pitcairn who informed him that the Academy and Consistory have voted on the matter of Pendleton’s proposed transfer to Bryn Athyn. A meeting of the General Church Executive Committee is scheduled for Dec. 13th for the same purpose. Pendleton will plan to visit W.F.P. in Bryn Athyn after the 13th. Pendleton has discussed his potential relocation with the Church Committee in Pittsburgh; They responded...
Dates: 1913-12-05

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton. No date. Pendleton discusses the recent controversy in Bryn Athyn: “I have been enjoying a rest after the strenuous days in Bryn Athyn. Whether from a reaction of spirits I know not- but I am feeling that the peace compact recently struck in B. A. is more apparent that real- not that anyone will at the present time pursue an aggressive campaign- but that we must make up our minds to look forward to certain differences in...
Dates: 1890 - 1937

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

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Alan Gill, 1926-11-23

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Identifier: RG.004.01
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Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Alan Gill in New York, USA. Gill’s plan of work for the New York Society interests Pendleton greatly, and he will present it to the consistory as an example of how a pastor should do his job. Pendleton finds Mrs. Lussi’s letter very interesting; He comments that she seems to be a remarkable character, and he wonders when anyone will actually meet her. Pendleton hopes Gill will be able to attend the February meetings in Bryn Athyn.

Dates: 1926-11-23

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Alan Gill, 1927-03-25

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Identifier: RG.004.01
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Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Alan Gill in New York, NY, USA. Pendleton informs Gill that if he is able to attend to 1928 General Assembly in London, the General Church will contribute $250 towards his traveling expenses.

Dates: 1927-03-25

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck, 1920-01-29

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck in Bath, England. Pendleton has received Bjorck’s letter of Dec. 29th. Pendleton discusses the possibility, raised by Bjorck, of Bjorck coming to Bryn Athyn to study for the ministry. While they may be in doctrinal agreement, Pendleton is doubtful that Bjork will be able to pick up all the customs and particular methods developed by the General Church over the last 40 years because of his age. Pendleton believes Bjorck would not then be...
Dates: 1920-01-29

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck, 1920-03-09

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck in Bath, England. Pendleton was delighted to receive Bjorck’s and Bjorck’s wife’s applications for General Church membership; Certificates of membership and formal application blanks have been sent to them. In Bryn Athyn, everyone has read Bjorck’s letter to Mr. Smyth with interest. Pendleton doubts that Mr. Smyth will publish it, but he thinks that Bjorck’s reasons for leaving Convention should be known. Pendleton suggests that if...
Dates: 1920-03-09

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck, 1920-05-06

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck in Bath, England. Pendleton acknowledges Bjorck’s letter of March 26th. Pendleton writes that it gives him great pleasure to receive Bjorck into the Priesthood of the General Church; Bjorck’s name will be added to the list of ministers. Bjork’s report of Mr. Pulsford coincides with what Pendleton has heard from other sources; Pendleton is interested as he believes “The spread of sound views in the Church is the only hope for the revival...
Dates: 1920-05-06