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Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton, 1908-07-17

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton. Pendleton discusses the Kramph Will case, and the possibility of appealing Judge Smith’s decision. He worries that an unsuccessful appeal may bring more negative attention on the Church. He writes, “I am not unmindful of the fact that Judge Smith decided the case on the ground that the will itself was void because its devise was to a body teaching the doctrines as laid down in the Writings of the Honorable Emanuel...
Dates: 1908-07-17

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton, 1909-04-06

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Scope and Contents Handwritten letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton. Pendleton writes that he has not been working on arranging Miss Beekman’s manuscripts for publication; She sent a letter months ago stating that her papers on the Divine Human Form need to be rewritten, and Pendleton took this to mean that he was released from this responsibility for the time being. Pendleton is glad that the Church’s lawyer, Hensel, is hopeful regarding their case against Convention. Pendleton comments,...
Dates: 1909-04-06

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton, 1909-06-24

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Identifier: RG.004.01
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Handwritten letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton. Regarding the outcome of the Kramph Will case, Pendleton writes, “The decision handed down by the Supreme Court marks a great day for the New Church. We are moved by a spirit of profound thankfulness, and would attribute all to the Lord’s over ruling Mercy. . . I join with the members assembled in their rejoicing.”

Dates: 1909-06-24

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton, 1912-03-21

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton. With his trip to Atlanta approaching, Pendleton has received letters from Glenn Smith, Charley, and Andy. Smith informs Pendleton that, besides his own family, there are three General Church people, six Convention people, and several new “possible receivers” in Atlanta. Pendleton requests to know the dates when W.F.P. will be in Pittsburgh so that he can coordinate with Rev. Brickman about filling the pulpit for the...
Dates: 1912-03-21

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck, 1920-03-09

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck in Bath, England. Pendleton was delighted to receive Bjorck’s and Bjorck’s wife’s applications for General Church membership; Certificates of membership and formal application blanks have been sent to them. In Bryn Athyn, everyone has read Bjorck’s letter to Mr. Smyth with interest. Pendleton doubts that Mr. Smyth will publish it, but he thinks that Bjorck’s reasons for leaving Convention should be known. Pendleton suggests that if...
Dates: 1920-03-09

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck, 1921-03-29

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Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton's secretary to Rev. Albert Bjorck in Bath, England. Pendleton has received Bjorck’s letter of March 7th with enclosures; Pendleton will give Bjorck’s article on the “Word of the Lord and the Doctrines of the Church” to Mr. Caldwell for publication in the Life. Bjorck’s letter to Mr. Smythe resigning from Convention was published in the April issue of the Life; It was felt that Bjorck’s reasons for resignation should be made public. Mr. Acton has suggested...
Dates: 1921-03-29

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck, 1928-04-30

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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 letters of March 25th and April 14th with enclosed letter from Mr. Andersen to Bjorck. Pendleton is not surprised about Anderson’s attitude: How could they expect him to fully understand the General Church view on the Writings when he has done most of his study by himself? However, Pendleton thinks some of Anderson’s present attitude towards the General Church may be...
Dates: 1928-04-30

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Carl Theophilus Odhner, 1911-01-18

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Carl Theophilus Odhner. Pendleton was informed by Walter Faulkner that a photograph of the Atlantic Garden restaurant was taken and sent in time for the Founders’ Day Banquet. Pendleton is enclosing a letter from W. C. C. (Walter C. Childs) which he forgot to return to Odhner with his previous letter. Pendleton is also forwarding a General Church application for Mrs. Null, a long-time member of the Convention Allegheny Society. Pendleton is...
Dates: 1911-01-18

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Eldred Edward Iungerich, 1930-07-24

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Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Eldred Edward Iungerich in Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Pendleton agrees with Iungerich’s criticism of Pfeiffer’s doctrinal ideas regarding mediate and immediate influx. Pendleton reports on the contents of his letter to Theodore Pitcairn; He has told Pitcairn that there may be hope of reconciliation if the Hague changes their stance. As things are now, Pendleton believes the Hague’s current position will eventually lead to their withdrawal from the General...
Dates: 1930-07-24

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Eldred Edward Iungerich, 1931-10-21

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Eldred Edward Iungerich in Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Pendleton informs Iungerich that the General Church cannot take on any additional expense at this time. If fact, the Academy has already been forced to cut the salaries of its teachers and workers by 10%. Pendleton writes that the General Church never had a real foundation in Brussels, and the death of Mr. (Ernest) Deltenre has ended even the appearance of a foundation. Madame (Maria) Deltenre has...
Dates: 1931-10-21