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Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Henry Leonardos, 1930-03-08

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Henry Leonardos in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Pendleton has been interested to learn of the work being done by Rev. Lima in the capital of Parana, Brazil, where he has been gathering a small circle of New Church followers. Pendleton regrets that he was not able to meet with Leonardos’ son, Dr. Othon, while he was in Bryn Athyn, but he hopes Othon will stop by Bryn Athyn again before his departure. Pendleton reports that they are beginning preparations in...
Dates: 1930-03-08

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Henry Leonardos, 1934-12-15

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Henry Leonardos in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Envelope marked “return to sender.” Pendleton writes that they have begun preparations for the next General Assembly to be held in Bryn Athyn in June. As mentioned in Leonardos’ last letter, Pendleton hopes that Leonardos and his wife will indeed be able to travel to Bryn Athyn for the Assembly, along with any other members of the Rio Society who are able to make the trip. Names mentioned: Mrs. (Marietta)...
Dates: 1934-12-15

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Hugo Odhner, 1916-01-24

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Identifier: RG.004.01
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Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Hugo Odhner in Berlin (Kitchener), ON, Canada. Pendleton thanks Odhner for sending him the account of his (Pendleton’s) speech. Pendleton will prepare it for publication in the March issue of New Church Life. He informs Odhner that the next General Assembly will take place in Bryn Athyn in June.

Dates: 1916-01-24

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Hugo Odhner, 1916-04-15

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Hugo Odhner in Berlin (Kitchener), ON, Canada. Pendleton would like to ordain Odhner into the second degree of the priesthood at the upcoming Assembly in June. He would also like to ordain Mr. (Llewellyn) David and George DeCharms at that time. Although the matter of ordination into the pastoral degree is primarily a matter concerning the priesthood, Pendleton writes that the Berlin Society may take formal action requesting Odhner’s ordination if they...
Dates: 1916-04-15

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Hugo Odhner, 1918-11-16

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Hugo Odhner in Kitchener, ON, Canada. Pendleton has received Odhner’s letter of Nov. 11th. Pendleton is waiting on a response from Mr. Cronlund regarding the dates for Pendleton’s proposed visit to Toronto for the District Assembly. Pendleton would like to coordinate this Assembly with the Pittsburgh District Assembly in April. Pendleton heartily approves of Odhner’s choice to allow “outside” children into the Kitchener Society Summer School; He...
Dates: 1918-11-16

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Hugo Odhner, 1920-02-25

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Identifier: RG.004.01
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Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Hugo Odhner in Kitchener, ON, Canada. Pendleton has received Odhner’s letter of Feb. 16th. Pendleton would be delighted to go to Kitchener the Sunday following the District Assembly in Toronto, but he hesitates to accept Odhner’s invitation as it is quite probable that his potential hosts in Kitchener will already be attending the Assembly in Toronto. Pendleton asks that Odhner give this point consideration and then reply with a final decision.

Dates: 1920-02-25

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Hugo Odhner, 1921-06-07

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Hugo Odhner in Durban, Natal, South Africa. Pendleton found Odhner’s last letter regarding the Durban Society and the New Church movement amongst the Zulu people to be very interesting. Pendleton thinks perhaps the church work with the Zulu people shows more promise than previous work done with the Basuto people. Pendleton has heard a rumor, which he hopes is true, that Nolly and Joan Braby will be traveling from South Africa to Bryn Athyn with Mr....
Dates: 1921-06-07

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Hugo Odhner, 1923-07-10

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Hugo Odhner in Durban, Natal, South Africa. Pendleton apologizes for failing to answer Odhner’s letter of April 9th until now. Pendleton answers Odhner’s questions regarding the dedication of the new church building in South Africa; It is customary for the Bishop to perform the dedication ceremony, however, in the Bishop’s absence, a Pastor may act in the Bishop’s name. In the US, Pendleton was able to recover from a fever in time to oversee the...
Dates: 1923-07-10

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Hugo Odhner, 1923-10-05

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Hugo Odhner in Durban, Natal, South Africa. Pendleton acknowledges Odhner’s letter of August 20th containing an account of the reconciliation of the Brabys and the Forfars. Pendleton comments, “Bitter personal quarrels have been the bane of the Church, this in spite of the doctrine of charity. However, our purpose is intense and our numbers small. This condition is apt to make for exaggerations of some things otherwise small in our personal...
Dates: 1923-10-05

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Hugo Odhner, 1924-06-17

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Hugo Odhner. Pendleton is preparing to depart for Europe with Theodore Pitcairn to visit several New Church societies there. Pendleton confirms that Odhner will accept the call of the Toronto Society and will relocate in January. The current Toronto Pastor, Karl Alden, will be moving to Bryn Athyn at the end of the summer to fill the position of Principle of the Boys Academy and Housemaster of Stuart Hall. Mr. David will fill the Toronto pulpit in the...
Dates: 1924-06-17