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Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström , 1927-04-22

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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 has received Baeckstrom’s letter about his recent successful trip to Oslo and other parts of Norway. The people in Bryn Athyn wish Baeckstrom success and good health, as it takes much strength to act as both Pastor and missionary over such a large area. Pendleton has also received Baeckstrom’s letter accepting the Church’s offer of financial aid for traveling expenses for the 1928 London Assembly....
Dates: 1927-04-22

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström , 1928-04-10

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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 March 22nd with enclosed records and applications for Church membership. Pendleton is glad that Baeckstrom is pleased with Pendleton’s decision to ordain George de Charms into the third degree; Bishop De Charms shows great promise for the future. Baeckstrom’s fourth missionary trip to Oslo seems to be successful, at least in terms of public interest and book sales....
Dates: 1928-04-10

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström , 1928-06-20

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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 letter of May 10th with enclosed membership application and record of baptism. Pendleton and Baeckstrom will soon meet at the London Assembly. Things are quiet in Bryn Athyn except for the usual school closing activities. Eighty or more church members from Bryn Athyn are preparing to sail to England for the Assembly. Pendleton regrets that Mr. Loven will not be able to attend...
Dates: 1928-06-20

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström , 1929-06-26

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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 draws Baeckstrom’s attention to the latest issue of the New Church Life where news of Baeckstrom’s most recent missionary tip has been fully reported. With attendance at meetings so high, Pendleton is sure there will be good results. On June 13th, Pendleton will sail to South Africa by way of France and Holland with Mrs. (Beatrice) Pendleton. They will meet with Theodore and Maryke Pitcairn in France,...
Dates: 1929-06-26

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström , 1929-12-05

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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 last letter. Baeckstrom’s comments on Hans Giobel helped Pendleton and Dr. Acton decide to send money for Giobel to travel to Bryn Athyn to study for the ministry this year. They had originally thought Giobel might come the next year with Erik Sandstrom, but now feel that it will be better to have Giobel in the Church sphere in Bryn Athyn. Pendleton finds the report of...
Dates: 1929-12-05

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström, 1930-02-24

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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 Jan. 4th with statistical report for 1929. Hans Giobel has arrived in Bryn Athyn. He is not sure yet if he will study for the ministry, but Pendleton thinks that coming to Bryn Athyn was the best way for Giobel to decide what he really wants. The midyear meetings have ended. At the joint meeting, Pendleton made a move to have a vote at the upcoming Assembly to...
Dates: 1930-02-24

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström, 1930-11-04

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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. 18th with account of Baeckstrom’s missionary trip to Dalekarlia and southern Sweden. Pendleton thinks the results of this trip demonstrate that winter is the best time for missionary work; Everyone is restless in and looking for change in the summer. Pendleton and his wife (Beatrice) are very concerned over the news about Senta (Centervall), and they hope she is...
Dates: 1930-11-04

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström, 1933-09-28

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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 previous letter with enclosed applications for General Church membership and records of baptism; Jönköping appears to be “a veritable treasure-trove” for the Church. Bishop Tilson has told Pendleton that Baeckstrom’s visit to the British Assembly was enjoyable. Mr. (Albert) Bjork read a paper in defense of “The Hague doctrines” at the Assembly, and he has also written a...
Dates: 1933-09-28

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström, 1935-06-24

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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 thanks Baeckstrom for the book he sent. In Bryn Athyn, the Assembly has ended and was “in every way a success.” Pendleton is now leaving for the mountains for rest and seclusion.

Dates: 1935-06-24

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Hendrik W. Boef, 1930-01-08

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Identifier: RG.004.01
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Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Hendrik W. Boef in Los Angeles, CA, USA. In answer to Boef’s question, Pendleton writes that “a visit in passing to any New Churchmen is always in order.” Boef did the proper thing in writing to Mr. Waelchli. Pendleton hopes Boef will be able to attend the upcoming General Assembly; If the good weather holds, construction on the new Assembly hall should be finished in time.

Dates: 1930-01-08