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Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal, 1917-02-14

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal in Durban, Natal, South Africa. Pendleton has received Gyllenhaal’s letters of Nov. 13th and Nov. 23rd, 1916 and has presented them to the Joint Council. The Council has sent money which Gyllenhaal is to use as he sees fit for Church work in Basutoland. They cannot guarantee a specific amount every year as the funds come from contributions, but they will endeavor to raise more when this money runs out. Pendleton approves of...
Dates: 1917-02-14

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal, 1917-03-14

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal in Durban, Natal, South Africa. Pendleton has received Gyllenhaal’s letter of Dec. 29th and Jan. 8th. Pendleton encloses a formal message welcoming the Basutos into the General Church. Pendleton discusses the appropriate name for the Church (“The African Church of the New Jerusalem in Basutoland,” “The African General Church of the New Jerusalem in Basutoland,” or “The African Church of the New Jerusalem in South Africa”). Names...
Dates: 1917-03-14

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal, 1920-09-10

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal in London, England. Pendleton has received Gyllenhaal’s letter of August 26th. Pendleton discusses matters related to Gyllenhaal’s transfer to England: He is pleased with Gyllenhaal’s proposal to preach at both Peckham Rye and Colchester every Sunday, and he discusses Gyllenhaal’s new salary. Pendleton has heard from Mr. Acton of the recent successful assembly meetings in Colchester, and he thinks this bodes well for the work of...
Dates: 1920-09-10

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal, 1920-09-14

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal in London, England. Pendleton has received Gyllenhaal’s letter of Aug. 31st. Because the current exchange rate greatly advantages the pound, the Church will immediately forward Gyllenhaal’s salary for the entire year ($1,500 or £430). Pendleton admits that all the Church’s teachers and ministers are greatly underpaid considering the current cost of living, and he hopes that contributions from the Colchester and Peckham Rye...
Dates: 1920-09-14

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal, 1922-02-16

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal in London, England. Pendleton acknowledges Gyllenhaal’s letter of Jan. 19th with enclosed report. Pendleton is pleased that the Colchester society is determined to go forward with their affairs by their own means. Pendleton has received Mr. Tilson’s letter giving details of Mr. Ottley’s death. Pendleton discusses the baptism of African New Church people who practice polygamy. The Consistory has considered passages from the Writings...
Dates: 1922-02-16

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal, 1924-04-09

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal. Upon returning from vacation in Boston, Pendleton received Gyllenhaal’s letter of March 14th. Mr. Worchester of the Convention Church will be visiting Bryn Athyn shortly, Pendleton suspects for the purpose of discussing the General Church’s “supposed trenching on their field.” In response to Gyllenhaal’s request that Pendleton approve of Assembly invitations for the Conference Church’s London ministers, Pendleton writes that...
Dates: 1924-04-09

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal, 1926-12-14

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal in Colchester, England. Pendleton has been confidentially corresponding with ex-Conference minister Rev. G. A. Sexton of the Island of Jersey for more than a year. Because of his doctrinal view that the Writings of Swedenborg are a “Divine Message,” the Conference Church has cut off his stipend. Although he and his congregation have managed to retain their church building, Sexton has been reaching out to the General Church for...
Dates: 1926-12-14

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal, 1927-04-23

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal in Colchester, England. Pendleton has received Gyllenhaal’s letter of April 4th. Pendleton discusses the future ordination of Mr. Tilson into the third degree of the priesthood and whether this will entail the creation of a separate diocese. He knew that there might be some backlash to Tilson’s ordination, but he did not expect it to be so drastic. He explains his decision, writing, “My intention was and is . . . to strike directly...
Dates: 1927-04-23

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal, 1927-08-25

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal in Colchester, England. Pendleton was pleased to hear of the successful local Assembly in England, and he wonders if they discussed plans for the upcoming General Assembly. Pendleton finds Gyllenhaal’s comments on Mr. Sexton interesting; Pendleton hopes Sexton’s views will become more in line with the General Church over time. Pendleton congratulates Gyllenhaal on the completion of his first year running a school. He looks forward...
Dates: 1927-08-25

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal, 1930-04-30

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal in Toronto, Canada. Pendleton writes that the Academy has never liked the term “Swedenborgian”; He suggests that it would be appropriated to put “The New Church founded on the Writings of Emanuel Swedenborg” on a sign board instead. Pendleton reports that no Consistory meeting has been scheduled yet because people are tired of attending meetings. Pendleton was happy to hear that Gyllenhaal’s wife, Agnes, and daughter, Zoe, are...
Dates: 1930-04-30