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Letter to H.P. Chandler Edit


Component Unique Identifier
Item 198
Level of Description


  • 1870 May 24 (label)


  • Scope and Contents

    Original letter. Written in Pittsburgh. Expresses annoyance with the Convention and its leadership, and that "Charlie" has gotten into mischief in Scammon's absence. Comments on Dillingham's departure. Mentions Universalism and Universal Salvation. Refers to the upcoming amendment of the (Convention) Constitution and the "question of the Ministry". Mentions having his boys for the summer and makes vacation plans. Remarks on his school opening at the end of summer. Criticizes the stipulation by which the (Swedenborg) M.S.S. were released, duty-free, from Customs. People, organizations, publications, and places mentioned: Convention, J.Y. (Scammon), San Francisco, Charlie (?), Dillingham, Swedenborg, J. R. H. (Hibbard), T. H., [i]The Messenger[/i], the Hub, Jefferson (place), Boston, Mr. Boutwell, the Custom House in Boston, T. B. H., Trustees of the Rotch Fund, Chandler's father, Tafel, London, (George) MacDonald, Chandler's wife.