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Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal, 1924-02-16

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal in London, England. Pendleton discusses his travel plans for his upcoming summer trip to Europe; After visiting Paris, Brussels, and The Hague, he will arrive in London for the Assembly and stay for an additional two Sundays. Pendleton requests that Gyllenhaal make an official call for an Assembly at the place and time that he and Mr. Tilson decide. In Bryn Athyn, the annual meetings were quite successful and intellectually...
Dates: 1924-02-16

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal, 1924-04-09

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal. Upon returning from vacation in Boston, Pendleton received Gyllenhaal’s letter of March 14th. Mr. Worchester of the Convention Church will be visiting Bryn Athyn shortly, Pendleton suspects for the purpose of discussing the General Church’s “supposed trenching on their field.” In response to Gyllenhaal’s request that Pendleton approve of Assembly invitations for the Conference Church’s London ministers, Pendleton writes that...
Dates: 1924-04-09

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal, 1925-04-30

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal in London, England. Pendleton is preparing to depart for the New York Assembly. He has just written a formal reply to Mr. Stebbing’s letter, stating that the General Church cannot send a minister to the Peckham Rye Society. The Society must now decide whether to dissolve itself; If it chooses not to dissolve, Pendleton thinks Gyllenhaal may be asked to reconsider his resignation. Pendleton suggests that it also may be possible that...
Dates: 1925-04-30

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal, 1925-07-06

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal. Pendleton acknowledges Gyllenhaal’s letter of May 22nd. Pendleton wishes he could be present at the upcoming British Assembly. Pendleton notes that Gyllenhaal’s last letter “very naturally reflected a state of depression” and he wishes it were possible for him to have a long, undisturbed talk with Gyllenhaal. Pendleton believes everything will turn out well in the end and that the Lord’s Providence was in everything that has...
Dates: 1925-07-06

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal, 1926-03-06

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal in Colchester, England. Pendleton asks if Gyllenhaal plans to attend the upcoming General Assembly in Kitchener, and if so, would he be willing to present a paper during one of the sessions. Pendleton would like to know as soon as possible so that they can print a complete program of the proceedings in the Life. Pendleton informs Gyllenhaal that Theodore (Pitcairn) has returned to Bryn Athyn with his wife (Maryke Urban Pitcairn) to...
Dates: 1926-03-06

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal, 1926-04-12

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal in Colchester, England. Pendleton acknowledges Gyllenhaal’s letter of March 26th. There has been a miscommunication with the Pitcairns, and it is unclear how much money they are offering towards travel expenses for Gyllenhaal to attend the Kitchener Assembly. Pendleton hopes Gyllenhaal will be able to come and that he will present a paper or give an address. Mr. (Gustaf) Baeckstrom will attend, but Mr. (Ernst) Pfeiffer will not....
Dates: 1926-04-12

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal, 1926-04-29

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal in Colchester, England. Pendleton has received Gyllenhaal’s letter of April 17th. Pendleton reports that the Board of Directors intends to give $450 annually to the Colchester School, the same amount that was given to the Burton Road school. Pendleton is sorry that there was a misunderstanding about the money. Pendleton is pleased that Gyllenhaal enjoyed his paper on Free Will, and he looks forward to seeing Gyllenhaal for the...
Dates: 1926-04-29

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal, 1926-05-10

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal in Colchester, England. Pendleton confirms that Gyllenhaal should print Mr. Tilson’s names as President of the Assembly on the programs. Pendleton is sorry to hear that Gyllenhaal will not be able to stop by Bryn Athyn before traveling to Kitchener for the Assembly. Pendleton had planned to have Gyllenhaal preach in Bryn Athyn on Sunday, but now it seems he will not arrive in time. Names mentioned: Mr. (R.J.) Tilson, Mr. (Will)...
Dates: 1926-05-10

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal, 1927-04-23

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal in Colchester, England. Pendleton has received Gyllenhaal’s letter of April 4th. Pendleton discusses the future ordination of Mr. Tilson into the third degree of the priesthood and whether this will entail the creation of a separate diocese. He knew that there might be some backlash to Tilson’s ordination, but he did not expect it to be so drastic. He explains his decision, writing, “My intention was and is . . . to strike directly...
Dates: 1927-04-23

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal, 1927-08-25

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal in Colchester, England. Pendleton was pleased to hear of the successful local Assembly in England, and he wonders if they discussed plans for the upcoming General Assembly. Pendleton finds Gyllenhaal’s comments on Mr. Sexton interesting; Pendleton hopes Sexton’s views will become more in line with the General Church over time. Pendleton congratulates Gyllenhaal on the completion of his first year running a school. He looks forward...
Dates: 1927-08-25