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Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Elmo C. Acton, 1929-03-08

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Elmo C. Acton in Durban, Natal, South Africa. Pendleton informs Acton that he (Pendleton) and Mrs. Pendleton, along with Rev. Theo Pitcairn and Mrs. (Marijke) Pitcairn, will be visiting South Africa in September. Pendleton hopes to ordain several South African "natives" into the first or second degrees of the priesthood, and he asks for Acton's advice in this matter. Pendleton thinks it may be advisable to ordain Moffat Mcanyana into the second...
Dates: 1929-03-08

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Elmo C. Acton, 1929-05-11

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Identifier: RG.004.01
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Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Elmo C. Acton in Durban, Natal, South Africa. Unless there is a reason against it, Pendleton would like the set Sept. 15th as the date for the South African Assembly. He (Pendleton) will leave Durban for Alpha around Sept. 22nd.

Dates: 1929-05-11

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Elmo C. Acton, 1930-12-04

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Elmo C. Acton in Durban, Natal, South Africa. Pendleton acknowledges Acton's letter of October 20th. Pendleton is happy to hear that church members in Durban would like to have regular Assemblies. Pendleton is now calling for a South African Assembly, and he would like Acton to act as Secretary and Mr. (Frederick) Elphick to be presiding officer of the Assembly, acting in Pendleton's place. Pendleton writes, "Our theory of an Assembly is that it is...
Dates: 1930-12-04

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Elmo C. Acton, 1931-10-27

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Elmo C. Acton in Durban, Natal, South Africa. Pendleton acknowledges Acton's letter of August 19th. Pendleton is pleased to hear that the South African Assembly was successful. Although Mr. (Frederick) and Mrs. (Bertha?) Elphick and Mr. and Mrs. Rogers were unable to be there, there was an attendance of more than 120 people for morning services. Pendleton does not recall meeting Mr. Morgan. Pendleton remarks that the Ridgways will be glad to have...
Dates: 1931-10-27

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Elmo C. Acton, 1934-02-21

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Elmo C. Acton in Durban, Natal, South Africa. Pendleton acknowledges Acton's letter of January 9th. Pendleton sees The Hague doctrines as more than a fallacy; As he wrote in his paper to the ministers at the Midyear Meetings, he believes they are dangerous and alien to the General Church and Academy principles. Pendleton's paper, along with an opposing paper by Mr. (Albert) Bjork and the following discussion, will be printed in the May issue of the...
Dates: 1934-02-21

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Elmo C. Acton, 1935-11-25

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Elmo C. Acton in Durban, Natal, South Africa. Pendleton is offering Acton a position in Bryn Athyn as part of the Academy and as a travelling minister to Philadelphia, Merchantville, and Newark, New Jersey. Acton will receive $1800 per year from the Academy, $300 from the Advent Chruch fund, money from the offertories, and his traveling expenses will be covered. If Acton accepts this position, he will need to arive in Bryn Athyn next fall, before...
Dates: 1935-11-25

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Elmo C. Acton, 1936-02-14

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Identifier: RG.004.01
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Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Elmo C. Acton in Durban, Natal, South Africa. Pendleton tells Acton that Mission funds should be regulated by the Mission Council in South Africa, and the doner may be a member of the South African Committee in Bryn Athyn. Pendleton trusts that the latter arrangement can be put in place around next September. Theodore Pitcairn will be coming back to Bryn Athyn to resume his work as one of the society pastors.

Dates: 1936-02-14

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Emil R. Cronlund , 1916-12-15

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Emil R. Cronlund in Toronto, Canada. Pendleton acknowledges Cronlund’s letter of November 20th with enclosed membership application for Mr. Dawson. Although Mr. Dawson does not acknowledge the Writings as the Word of God, Pendleton will still accept his application because Dawson does regard them as a Divine Revelation. As a rule, the Church will accept any baptized adult who has formally applied. Although the Church has the right to reject...
Dates: 1916-12-15

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Emil R. Cronlund, 1918-03-27

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Emil R. Cronlund in Toronto, Canada. Pendleton acknowledges Cronlund’s letter of March 12th. He congratulates the Olivet Church for having paid off the mortgage on the Church property; Now they can begin collecting funds for constructing a Church building. Pendleton advises that Churches should engage in some form of progressive work as this arouses needed enthusiasm. Pendleton hopes Mr. Brown’s health continues to improve; Everyone in Bryn Athyn was...
Dates: 1918-03-27

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Emil R. Cronlund, 1920-10-04

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Emil R. Cronlund in Toronto, Canada. Pendleton has received Cronlund’s letter of Sept. 30th. Pendleton is sorry to report that there are no openings in the Church for Cronlund at this time. Pendleton looked into possibilities with the Kitchener Society, the Advent Church of Philadelphia, and smaller societies like Erie, but with no success. Pendleton hopes Cronlund will be able to find a new livelihood that will enable him to provide a new church...
Dates: 1920-10-04