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Letter to H.P. Chandler Edit


Component Unique Identifier
Item 246
Level of Description


  • 1873 June 19 (label)


  • Scope and Contents

    Original letter. Written in Pittsburgh. Remarks on Chandler's continued recovery from injury. Mentions the arrival and distribution of the annotated Bibles. Discusses more Boston church political drama. Relays the introduction of a series of contentious resolutions at a recent Convention meeting. Comments on the viability of publishing another edition of the Writings. Criticizes the Trustees of the Rotch Fund, their not including Swedenborg's scientific works and the formation of a new M.S.S. Committee. Expresses concerns over the next group of M.S.S. translators. Emphatic about the Divine authority of the Writings. Mentions the political doings at a recent Ministers' Conference, pleased about decision to not advance the "laymen as clergy" issue. People, places, and publications mentioned: Troy (NY), Mr. (John) Gillespy, the Bibles, the Rotch Fund Trustees, Cleave (Chandler), Grace (Chandler), Mr. Noble (assistant pastor to Scammon), J.Y. Scammon, Convention, the Chicago Tribune, S. R. (Reed), J. R. (James Reed), D. L. W., C. Giles, Pa., the Resolvers, Dewson, old father T.W./ Father Worcester, Hinkley, Old Col. James , Jude Plantz, Board of Publications, [i]the Mag[/i]., the Writings, Committee of Revisers, Boston, the Ministers' Conference, Messrs. "Uncle Tilly" Hayward, John Worcester, Jas. Reed, T.P. (Parsons?), Chandler's father (P. W.), Mr. Phelps, Mr. Hibbard as Chairman, the [i]Journal,[/i] Hitchcock, Seward, the two Goddards, T. H. Dr. Tafel's "Interlinear."