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Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton, 1913-12-31

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton. Homer (Synnestvedt) has responded that he would consider a call to the pastorate of the Pittsburgh Society. He will be passing through Pittsburgh on Sunday Jan. 11th and would like to talk the situation over with Pendleton. Pendleton hopes Synnestvedt will be able to come to a decision quickly. Regarding their living situation once they move to Bryn Athyn, Beatrice has written favorably to Pendleton about the Michner...
Dates: 1913-12-31

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton. No date. Pendleton discusses plans for the upcoming Pittsburgh Assembly. He has been assuming that W.F.P. will preach on the Assembly Sunday, but he has not had confirmation of this. In case W.F.P. is unwilling to preach, Pendleton requests that W.F.P. assign a visiting minister to fill the pulpit. There is a banquet planned for the Friday night which will include a musical program and time for speeches and addresses. It...
Dates: 1890 - 1937

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton. No Date. Having just completed his first year in Pittsburgh, Pendleton reflects on the society and his time there. Interest in spiritual things is stronger than expected, and attendance at Sunday services and Wednesday classes has increased. Pendleton made changes to the governing structure in an effort to involve the younger men. Commenting on the general nature of the society, Pendleton writes, “This society is composed...
Dates: 1890 - 1937

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton. Circa 1904 CE. Pendleton notifies W.F.P. that the paper he is writing for the Assembly is on the topic of Messianic prophecy. Pendleton discusses Alfred Stroh’s article on the relation of the sun to the “first element.” Before reading this article, Pendleton assumed Stroh’s views on this matter differed from his own. However, he now sees that they hold the same position. Beatrice is recovering nicely after the birth of...
Dates: 1890 - 1937

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton. Dated July 11th, no year given. Pendleton discusses arrangements for the upcoming district Assembly in November, including the schedule, topics to be considered, a possible men’s meeting, and the banquet. Pendleton writes that the discussion they had in Berlin reinspired his interest in Swedenborgian science; He has just finished reading the Principia and is now debating whether to read it again or begin one of the...
Dates: 1890 - 1937

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton

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Identifier: RG.004.01
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Handwritten letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton. No date. Pendleton discusses plans for the upcoming district Assembly and requests W.F.P.’s approval of the schedule.

Dates: 1890 - 1937

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Alan Gill, 1926-03-22

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Identifier: RG.004.01
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Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Alan Gill in New York City, USA. Pendleton will be able to visit New York on May 9th, and he requests Gill plan the assembly for that date.

Dates: 1926-03-22

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Alan Gill, 1926-04-12

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Identifier: RG.004.01
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Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Alan Gill in Brooklyn, NY, USA. Pendleton writes that he is pleased with the work Gill is doing. Pendleton expects Gill’s work to succeed but warns Gill to anticipate hardships. Pendleton discusses plans for the upcoming Assembly; He will administer the Holy Supper and baptize Gill’s baby. Pendleton will ordain Gill later at the Assembly in Kitchener if Gill is able to attend.

Dates: 1926-04-12

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Alan Gill, 1926-05-06

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Identifier: RG.004.01
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Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Alan Gill in Brookly, NY, USA. Pendleton discusses plans for the upcoming Assembly in New York; Pendleton will preach, administer the Sacrament, and baptize Gill’s baby. Pendleton briefly outlines details of the lessons, music, and order of services.

Dates: 1926-05-06

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Alan Gill, 1926-05-14

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Alan Gill in Brooklyn, NY, USA. Pendleton was glad to hear that Gill considers the New York Assembly a success. Pendleton acknowledges that there were difficulties involved, especially because many of the society members live far from the society’s place of worship. Pendleton writes that it was a pleasure to baptize Gill’s daughter, and he encloses money which he requests Gill use to open a bank account for her. Pendleton notes that in the future, if...
Dates: 1926-05-14