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Letter to H.P. Chandler Edit


Component Unique Identifier
Item 204
Level of Description


  • 1870 October 28 (label)


  • Scope and Contents

    Original letter. Written in Pittsburgh. Expresses cheeky displeasure over the lack of recent correspondence from Chandler. Relays Tafel's recent financial difficulties and the threat made by the photolithographic company to sell the copies of Swedenborg's Bible if accounts are not settled. Coordinates some financial issues. Criticizes Tafel's additional literary engagements, and a recent Magazine article. Ager is to replace T. H. at the [i]Messenger[/i], but may not be given the autonomy he needs to improve it. People, organizations, places, and publications mentioned: Tafel, Photo-Lithograph Company, Swedenborg's Bible, Custom House, the M.S.S. Fund, the Swedenborg Society, Mandel, Mr. Parsons, [i]Magazine[/i], Chandler's father, [i]At the Back of the North Wind [/i]by MacDonald, [i]Good Words for the Young [/i]magazine, Ager, T.H., [i]The Messenger[/i], Giles, Chandler's wife and babes.