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Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck, 1926-10-29

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Pendleton is interested in Bjorck’s account of his visit to Sweden and England, especially his impressions of Mr. Baeckstrom’s work in Sweden, Baeckstrom having been the first to establish any kind of permanent New Church society in Stockholm. Pendleton is happy to hear Bjorck’s report of the Colchester Assembly, particularly in view of the recent disturbances which resulted in the dissolution of the Peckham...
Dates: 1926-10-29

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck, 1927-05-06

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Pendleton has received Bjorck’s letter of April 4th with an enclosed letter from Mr. Anderson of Valencia. Pendleton discusses the prospects of the New Church in Spain. Pendleton would like to support Anderson’s work; They will send him a copy of the General Church liturgy and help him where possible. Pendleton reports that they now have a student in Theological School whose native language is Spanish. It is...
Dates: 1927-05-06

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck, 1927-12-02

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Pendleton has received Bjorck’s letter of Nov. 6th with enclosed correspondence between him and Mr. (R. J.) Tilson. Pendleton finds Bjorck’s response to Tilson’s first letter, “a model of critical frankness and at the same time of the good will of friendship.” There has been some controversy amongst the Colchester society about Pendleton choosing to elevate Tilson’s status to Bishop. Despite his flaws,...
Dates: 1927-12-02

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck, 1928-02-10

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Pendleton has received Bjorck’s letter for Jan. 16th. Pendleton has spoken to Theodore Pitcairn and Pitcairn has agreed to enable Bjorck to have the assistance of Sir Robert Jones. Pitcairn will also write to Bjorck about financial assistance in lieu of a pension. In Bryn Athyn, the mid-year meetings were interesting; Pendleton has chosen to elevate George DeCharms into the third degree of the priesthood....
Dates: 1928-02-10

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck, 1929-03-07

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Pendleton finds Bjorck’s letter to Hans Giobel informative; Perhaps Giobel will change his mind in the next several years, and in the meantime, Pendleton will keep the house open for him in Bryn Athyn. In August, Pendleton and his wife will sail from New York and join Mr. and Mrs. Theodor Pitcairn in France on their way to visit the General Church mission in South Africa. Pendleton regrets that Bishop Tilson...
Dates: 1929-03-07

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck, 1930-02-26

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck in Woodgreen, Salisbury, England. Pendleton has received Bjorck’s letters of December 15th and January 14th. Pendleton is interested to hear of Soldanella’s development under Bjorck’s instruction, and Pendleton is happy that she will be able to attend the Assembly in June. Pendleton confirms that Bjorck is the pastor of the circle at Woodgreen. Pendleton informs Bjorck of the situation with the building project in Pittsburg; A fire has...
Dates: 1930-02-26

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck, 1930-03-28

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Identifier: RG.004.01
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Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck in Woodgreen, Salisbury, England. Pendleton is in a position to offer Bjorck $500 towards traveling expenses for the June Assembly in Bryn Athyn.

Dates: 1930-03-28

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck, 1930-04-09

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck in Woodgreen, Salisbury, Spain. Pendleton is sorry he was not able to offer Bjorck $500 towards Assembly traveling expenses sooner, before Bjorck had made up his mind not come. Pendleton hopes he will reconsider; They have made room in the program for Bjorck to preach on the evening of the Assembly Sunday. Pendleton had thought that Soldanella would be traveling to the Assembly with the Baeckstroms, and now he hopes that she will also...
Dates: 1930-04-09

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck, 1930-04-28

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck in Woodgreen, Salisbury, England. Pendleton has received Bjorck’s letter of April 9th; Pendleton wishes Bjorck a speedy recovery from his illness and hopes that he will be able to attend the Bryn Athyn Assembly with Soldanella. In response to Bjorck’s letter about the Hague development, Pendleton states his view on the nature of the Writings: The Writings are a Divine revelation, containing all the spiritual senses of all the heavens,...
Dates: 1930-04-28

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck, 1930-05-19

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Identifier: RG.004.01
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Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck in Woodgreen, Salisbury, England. Pendleton has received Bjorck’s letter of April 30th and is glad that Bjorck may be able to come to the June Assembly in Bryn Athyn after all. Pendleton hopes that Bjorck will be able to bring Mrs. Bjorck and Soldanella with him.

Dates: 1930-05-19