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Letter to H.P. Chandler Edit


Component Unique Identifier
Item 203
Level of Description


  • 1870 September 21 (label)


  • Scope and Contents

    Original letter. Written in Pittsburgh. Coordinates recently arrived copies of the M.S.S. for appropriate distribution to subscribers and Trustee Members. Mentions a Concordance of the Writings and differentiates several Indices - Des Guay's, Rich's, and Tafel's proposed Concordace. Would like to get $500 more to Tafel, and requests Chandler to use his eloquence to get the (Publication) Committee on board. Recommends [i]Hitherto [/i]for its depth and New Church ideas. Diatribe against choosing fact over higher thought. People, organizations, places, and publications mentioned: Trustees of the Rotch Fund; Tafel; Swedish books for Swedes in America; Mr. Hellberg in Mount Auburn, Cincinnati (OH); Scandinavian New Church Society in Chicago; the Customs House; Index of Des Guays; Rich's[i] Index to Swedenborg's Arcana Coelestia[/i]; the Committee; Convention; Field's [i]Heroism; [/i]Miss Niles and her brother; Sweden; C. (Charlotte) Bronte; [i]Hitherto[/i] (by Adeline Whitney); Cleve and Florry (Chandler's children); Chandler's wife and father; Sally (DeCharms).