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Letter to H.P. Chandler Edit


Component Unique Identifier
Item 261
Level of Description


  • 1877 March 12 (label)


  • Scope and Contents

    Original letter. Written in Allegheny City, PA. Sends along some book requests, and calls Chandler a hobble-de-hoy. Mentions an upcoming trip to Paris (and Europe) for the next year or so. Urges Chandler to continue to exercise literary aggression with the New Jerusalem Magazine against the the "Hub centre" (Boston Society). Strongly promotes a proposed serial New Church publication that would have a "solid basis of the unquestioned authority of the revelation for the N.Ch." Veiled reference to the shocking/crazed conduct of some Boston woman, intermingled with literary parallel to Madcap V. People, places, & Publications mentioned: Hayes (author?); [i]Apocalypsis Revelata;[/i] 2 vol. version of Riddle's (Latin-English) Dictionary; Paris; J. B.; Mrs. Henshaw of Oakland, California; [i]N. J. Mag[/i].; the Hub; Revelation for the New Church; the Old Church; Boston; Massachusetts; Moody & Sankey/ Soody & Mankey; [i]Madcap V.[/i] ([i]Madcap Violet [/i]by William Black?); old Drumhead; New York; Grace (Chandler) and their four children.