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Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström, 1916-07-07

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström in Stockholm, Sweden. Pendleton acknowledges Baeckstrom's letter of March 25th and report of May 5th. The General Assembly in Bryn Athyn was very successful; There was a larger attendance than ever before (230 guests), and there was a sense of unity and hope for the future. Pendleton believes the tensions in the Church are easing a bit; "The questions that have recently disturbed the Church were brought as near to a solution as we...
Dates: 1916-07-07

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström, 1919-09-03

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström in Stockholm, Sweden. Pendleton acknowledges the letters received from Baeckstrom while Pendleton was travelling. Pendleton is pleased to hear of Baeckstrom’s success with his evangelization lectures in Sweden. The Board cannot afford to support both Mr. Svensson and his family, but if Mr. Svensson could arrange for his family to stay in Sweden, they would be delighted to have him come study Theology in Bryn Athyn. Svensson would...
Dates: 1919-09-03

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström, 1921-06-16

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström in Stockholm, Sweden. Pendleton acknowledges Baeckstrom’s recent promising report and letters of Apr. 4th and May 18th. Pendleton is finding it complicated to arrange a trip which includes all the Church’s European societies, but he expects to be in Stockholm the last week of August and the first week in September. Pendleton’s daughter Ora (Pendleton) and Miss Creda Glenn will accompany him to Stockholm, and Pendleton asks Baeckstrom...
Dates: 1921-06-16

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström, 1922-01-12

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström in Stockholm, Sweden. Pendleton thanks Baeckstrom for the photograph of the Stockholm Society. He could not identify Miss (Senta) Centervall in the photograph, and he hears she has gone to Germany to teach because of her health. Pendleton is pleased that the decision of the Court in Sweden was in Baeckstrom’s favor, but he regrets that the matter is not fully settled. The appeal will probably be drawn out, but Pendleton believes...
Dates: 1922-01-12

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström, 1922-11-27

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström in Stockholm, Sweden. Pendleton acknowledges Baeckstrom’s letter of Sept. 25th. Pendleton discusses the court case and the resulting scandalous rumors in Sweden. He believes that ultimately this experience will strengthen the Church and bring them together, as happened in Bryn Athyn with the Kramph Will case. Pendleton writes that ultimately it hardly matters how the case is decided, because Baeckstrom has the spiritual strength of...
Dates: 1922-11-27

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström, 1923-03-23

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström in Stockholm, Sweden. Baeckstrom’s letter of Jan. 6th and Society report arrived in time to be included in the February meetings in Bryn Athyn. Pendleton notes that Miss Henriette De Geer has joined the Stockholm Society and the General Church. The February meetings were very useful, especially the joint afternoon sessions of the Ministers’ Council and he General Faculty. Soon they will begin preparations for the General Assembly in...
Dates: 1923-03-23

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström, 1923-07-10

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström in Stockholm, Sweden. Pendleton acknowledges Baeckstrom’s letter of Apr. 11th, in which he was glad to read that Miss (Senta) Centervall’s absence from the Stockholm Society is only temporary. Mr. and Mrs. George de Charms have sailed for Europe for the British Assembly, after which they will travel with Harold and Clara Pitcairn to Stockholm. Pendleton has heard that Baeckstrom may attend the British Assembly, in which case,...
Dates: 1923-07-10

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström, 1923-09-20

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström in Stockholm, Sweden. Pendleton acknowledges Baeckstrom’s letters of August 4th and Sept. 3rd with enclosures; He welcomes Miss Pamp into the General Church. Pendleton informs Baeckstrom that Mr. and Mrs. George de Charms and Harold and Clara Pitcairn have had to cancel the Sweden leg of their trip to Europe. Pendleton is sorry to hear that Baeckstrom was unable to attend the British Assembly due to illness. Pendleton is told the...
Dates: 1923-09-20

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström , 1926-11-15

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström in Stockholm, Sweden. Pendleton acknowledges Baeckstrom’s letter of Oct. 25th. Pendleton is interested to hear the results of Baeckstrom’s worship in connection with his missionary sermons, an also news of Baeckstrom’s visit to Oslo. Pendleton tells Baeckstrom that efforts are being made to hold the next General Assembly in London. Pendleton would like this assembly to be representative of the Church’s international status, and so...
Dates: 1926-11-15

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström , 1927-03-25

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Identifier: RG.004.01
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Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström in Stockholm, Sweden. Pendleton informs Baeckstrom that the next General Assembly will be held in London during the summer of 1928. The Rev. R.J. Tilson will be ordained into the third degree of the priesthood, and Pendleton expects there will be other ordinations as well. If Baeckstrom is able to attend the Assembly, the Church will contribute $200 toward his traveling expenses.

Dates: 1927-03-25