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Letter to W.H. Acton Edit


Component Unique Identifier
Item 29
Level of Description


  • 1901 August 30 (label)


  • Scope and Contents

    Original letter and one typed transcript. (Transcript contains other letters, and is in separate folder). Written in Streatham Hill, London, England. Remarks on the improved relations between Mr. Pryke and W.H. Acton. Acknowledges the birth of W.H. Acton's baby, Eldin. Comments on Mr. P (Pitcairn) needing assistance, the appointment of G.Starkey as private secretary to the Bishop, and ill health affecting the leadership and organization of the Academy. Gives advice on successful sermons and the proper service for a Baptism, and approves using [i]Brief Exposition of the Doctrines,[/i] NJ&HD ([i]New Jerusalem and its Heavenly Doctrines[/i]), and Gen. 29 as texts. People and places mentioned: 10 Montrell Road, Streatham Hill, S.W. (London); Mr. and Mrs. Pryke; Mr. Presland and his brother; Eldin (Acton); Mr. P (Pitcairn ?); Mr. G. Starkey; the Bishop (Pendleton); Mr. Tilson; Bethayres; Henry Cowley, Head-Master of the Boys' School; Elrad (Acton?); .