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Letter to Dr. F.E. Boericke Edit


Component Unique Identifier
Item 60
Level of Description


  • 1884 July 9 (label)


  • Scope and Contents

    Original letter and two typed transcripts. Written in Lucerne, Switzerland. Recounts his recent travels and visitations throughout Europe. Comments on the Toronto Society, the question of adult baptism, and a paper written by Rudolph (Tafel). Mentions Brunig Pass, Villa Chalet, Interlaken-Lauterbrunnen, Wengern-Alp, Grindelwald, Berne, Lucerne, Brienz, St. Gallen, Appenzell, Zurich, Frankfort, Geneva, Furca (Furka) Pass, Rhone Valley, Paris, Brooklyn (NY), Philadelphia, the warm springs of Virginia, Vienna, Lancaster, the "Froebel System", Frappe, Vienna, America, Lancaster. Individuals and organizations mentioned: Mr. and Mrs. Ruegg, Mr. and Mrs. Tuerk, Helena (?), the Berlin society, Mr. and Mrs. Pochon, Mr. Goerwitz, Mina (Goerwitz), Mrs. Benade, Gertrude (Pitcairn), John Pitcairn, Edith T., Fraulein von Struve, New Church, Mr. "M" Mitnacht, Lena Mitnacht, the Convention, the "Harmonizers," Mr. Daniels, the Toronto Society, Monsieur Chazel (de Chazal) from Mauritius, Mrs. Boericke, Billings, Rudolph (Tafel), Dr. Burnham, the Academy, the English New Church, English Academicians, Mr. Hibbard and Mr. Pendleton.