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Letter to H. P. & Grace Chandler Edit


Component Unique Identifier
Item 249
Level of Description


  • 1873 August 25 (label)


  • Scope and Contents

    Original letter. Torn. Partial typed excerpt also exists, filed with July 30th, 1873 letter/transcript. Written in Lansingburgh, New York. Second half of letter is addressed to Grace. Mentions his ongoing concerns regarding the newest revisions of the Writings. Remarks on a prior criticism Benade made regarding an article published in Chandler's magazine (New Jerusalem Magazine). Mentions "The Shanty, or Potation Patch." Conveys the local society's plans to form and build a chapel. Comments on the Pittsburgh Society's move to complete their church. Reassures Grace about her maternal and spiritual priorities and duties. Comments on the hereditary principle and its descent through the male line. People, places, and publications mentioned: Grace, New York, Mrs. Henshaw, Mrs. Griffiths, California, Chandler's father (P. W.), the Writings, Chandler's [i]Mag.[/i] reporter, Lake George, Pittsburgh, the Island/the Desert Mt./ Mt. Desert, the Shanty or Potation Patch, the Lord, Sallie (Hibbard), the babes/ Little Grace (Chandler), the Roberts' Public House (Mt. Desert), Aborigines.