Original letter. Written in Pittsburgh. Discusses brief M.S.S. business. Coordinates M.S.S. information for Convention report. Relays Tafel's plans to open a New Church bookstore and center of missionary operations in Germany. Mentions a potential new young minister studying with Tafel in Germany, and an upcoming Convention meeting. Individuals and places mentioned: Convention, Trustees of the Rotch Fund, Mr. Midnight, Tafel, London, Berlin Germany, German theological student, Mr. Jungerich, Mergens, Boston, Chandler's wife and babes.