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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 73 Collections and/or Records:

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. George DeCharms, 1918-04-15

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Identifier: RG.004.01
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Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. George DeCharms in Bryn Athyn, PA, USA. Pendleton has been informed by recording secretary John Synnestvedt that the Immanuel Church has voted to extend an official call to DeCharms to serve as their Pastor. Pendleton requests that DeCharms consider that matter carefully and communicate with him about it at his earliest convenience.

Dates: 1918-04-15

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. George DeCharms, 1932-08-16

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. George DeCharms in Bryn Athyn, PA, USA. Pendleton is glad to hear that DeCharms and his family have arrived home in good health from their long journey. Pendleton has received a discouraging letter from Curtis about the society in New York. Pendleton hopes they will still be able to hold occasional church services, in which case this would provide some opportunity for Philip (Odhner?). Regardless, Pendleton thinks it will be good for Philip to take...
Dates: 1932-08-16

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. George DeCharms, 1932-08-20

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. George DeCharms in Bryn Athyn, PA, USA. Pendleton is enclosing a letter from Fred Gyllenhaal along with his response to it. Gyllenhaal has offered Philip (Odhner?) a place serving the Church in Toronto. Philip also has opportunities to work in Philadelphia and New York. Pendleton would like DeCharms to discuss with Philip and decide upon his placement. Pendleton hopes Philip will be able to make a living wage. Names mentioned: Fred Gyllenhaal, Mrs....
Dates: 1932-08-20

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. George DeCharms, 1932-09-01

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. George DeCharms in Bryn Athyn, PA, USA. Pendleton discusses placement options for Philip (Odhner?); Pendleton feels that if Philip goes to Toronto, he will eventually receive some compensation from Montreal and Detroit. Pendleton asks DeCharms to discuss the situation with Mr. Waelchli as he is in charge in Detroit. Pendleton does not know what the New York Society is planning for the future; He thinks the resignations of Messers. Caldwell and...
Dates: 1932-09-01

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gerrit Barger, 1915-12-14

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gerrit Barger in the Hague, Holland. Pendleton ask Barger if the mind of the Chinese gentleman who has been reading Divine Love and Wisdom with them is opening to the idea that the Writings are a Divine Revelation. Pendleton believes the time will come for the New Church to spread in China and that Providence will “indicate that time by a provision for translating the Writings into Chinese.” Most of this work (translating) in the past has been...
Dates: 1915-12-14

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gerrit Barger, 1916-02-28

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gerrit Barger in the Hague, Holland. Pendleton acknowledges Barger’s letter of Jan. 7th and the book Barger sent, “Vier Ledrstukken van het Nieuwe Jeruzalem.” Mr. (John) Pitcairn’s condition has perhaps improved a little, but they do not expect he will return to his former health. Barger will soon receive an account of the recent Joint Council Meetings that were held in Bryn Athyn to consider the state of the church; Pendleton thinks things may not be...
Dates: 1916-02-28

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gerrit Barger, 1920-02-02

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gerrit Barger in the Hague, Holland. Pendleton acknowledges Barger’s letters of Dec. 15th and January 3rd. Pendleton discusses the case of Mr. Pfeiffer and his acceptance of the Authority of the Writings; He writes, “In a conflict between Kant the philosopher and Swedenborg the Revelator, the Divine Truth will surely prevail with all those who receive it sincerely and in simplicity.” Pendleton is glad to hear Barger no longer plans to leave the Hague,...
Dates: 1920-02-02

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gerrit Barger, 1918-07-10

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gerrit Barger in the Hague, Holland. Pendleton has received Barger’s letter of May 20th in which Barger discusses the will of Miss Emma Helderman. Helderman wishes to leave a sum of money to the Church when she dies, and but there are questions over who should be named the administrator of the will. The Church in Holland is not officially legally recognized, so she may have to name the General Church as the administrator. Pendleton is wary of legal...
Dates: 1918-07-10

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gerrit Barger, 1919-09-27

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Identifier: RG.004.01
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Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gerrit Barger in the Hague, Holland. Pendleton has received Barger’s letter of August 24th with enclosed copy of Miss Emma Helderman’s will. Pendleton hopes that soon the Church in Holland will be “sufficiently organized” to received and administer the bequest themselves. In Bryn Athyn, they are busy preparing for the Assembly. Pendleton thanks Barger for the kind wishes for his health.

Dates: 1919-09-27

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström, 1917-08-25

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström in Stockholm, Sweden. Pendleton acknowledges Baeckstrom’s letters of May 24th and June 9th; Pendleton finds the evidence of progress in Baeckstrom’s report gratifying. With this letter, Pendleton’s encloses authorization for Baeckstrom to administer Holy Supper and perform the marriage ceremony. Ideally, Baeckstrom would have been ordained into the 2nd degree of the priesthood before performing these ceremonies, but the war is making...
Dates: 1917-08-25