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Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton, 1903-07-20

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton. Pendleton has heard that the Middleport Society is considering hosting the District Assembly. Pendleton asks W.F.P. for details on the time and place of the next meeting. He also asks if W.F.P. will make sure these details are announced in the Life. Pendleton supposes he should resign as secretary of the Chicago District Assembly. He left the secretary’s book with Alvin Nelson, with instructions to pass it along to the...
Dates: 1903-07-20

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton, 1904-09-21

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton. Pendleton is forwarding W.F.P. a letter from Mr. Gladish with a suggestion for the upcoming Assembly. If W.F.P. approves of Gladish’s suggestion, he should inform Pendleton as soon as possible since the invitations to the Assembly are currently being printed. Pendleton would like to have the first section of the new hymns if they are ready for distribution; Some in his society are against them, but the majority are for...
Dates: 1904-09-21

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton, 1906-10-09

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton. Pendleton received the certificate from W.F.P. in plenty of time for his trip to Zanesville. Concerning W.F.P.’s letter about the recent Consistory meeting, Pendleton comments, “. . . as you rightly remark, I have had my say. Certainly I should be ungracious not to be pleased at the attitudes of my fellow members.” Pendleton reports that he is preparing a paper for the District Assembly, but he will have to leave before...
Dates: 1906-10-09

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton, 1907-04-10

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Identifier: RG.004.01
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Handwritten letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton. Pendleton argues against holding too many meetings in connection with the Assembly, as he feels this will negatively impact the young people’s ability to attend due to the expense of remaking in Bryn Athyn after school closing. Names mentioned: Luelle (Pendleton), Philo (Philola C. Pendleton), Edmund (William Edmund Pendleton)

Dates: 1907-04-10

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton, 1907-04-27

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton. Pendleton has been thinking about a conversation he and W.F.P. had when W.F.P. was last in Pittsburgh. As a result of this conversation, Pendleton would like to use his allotted time at the upcoming Assembly to deliver a personal tribute to Bishop Benade. Pendleton feels this would accomplish their aim, and in addition, his planned paper on the Adversaria needs more time. He asks W.F.P. for his opinion on the matter....
Dates: 1907-04-27

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton, 1907-05-06

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton. Pendleton wrote to W.F.P. several days ago requesting to present a eulogy for Bishop Benade at the Assembly in place of his proposed paper on the Adversaria. It is now too late to finish the Adversaria paper, and Pendleton has grown “cold” towards the idea of a eulogy. In addition, Pendleton and his wife have just moved, and he does not know when he will have a chance to focus on his desk work. Regarding moving,...
Dates: 1907-05-06

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton, 1907-05-15

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton. Pendleton has received W.F.P.’s letter of May 14th. In response he writes, “Frankly I seem to be overwhelmed with duties which can not be avoided here at home. Never has so many things demanded my attention. However I will do my best for the Assembly in the several directions you mention. The time is short and I may be hard put to it. My fear is that under such conditions I will not be able to do my best work. And our...
Dates: 1907-05-15

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton, 1907-12-04

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton. Pendleton has been considering the feasibility of attending the Canada Assembly as both W.F.P. and the people of the Pittsburgh Society are in favor of it. Pendleton has recently begun teaching another class; On Tuesday afternoons, he reads Miss Beekman’s letters aloud to approximately 20 society ladies, including the three Macbeth women. Regarding the class, Pendleton comments, “Daily, as I perceive the working of the...
Dates: 1907-12-04

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton, 1907-12-24

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Identifier: RG.004.01
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Handwritten letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton. Pendleton informs W.F.P. that he has decided not to attend the Toronto Assembly for two reasons: the state of the Pittsburgh Society’s finances and Pendleton’s own reluctance to leave his wife, Beatrice, at this time. Pendleton remarks that they have been enjoying Venita’s visit, and he wishes W.F.P. and his family a happy Christmas. Names mentioned: Beatrice (Walton Childs Pendleton), Venita (Pendleton)

Dates: 1907-12-24

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton, 1908-08-08

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton. Pendleton requests that W.F.P. notify him when the time for the Pittsburgh District Assembly is determined so that they may begin preparations. Pendleton asks for advice on how best to announce the General Office. They have begun work on the first General Office and find it very interesting. Pendleton wishes they had a board for making announcements, but they will have to get along without one for now. Pendleton has been...
Dates: 1908-08-08