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The New Church and Chicago; A History (Paperback) Loot Price: R451
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The New Church and Chicago; A History (Paperback): Rudolph Williams

The New Church and Chicago; A History (Paperback)

Rudolph Williams

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 Excerpt: ... THE CHICAGO SOCIETY--Continued. In the meeting of the executive committee, which was held Nov. 13, 1872, the great conflagration which occurred in Boston on the 9th and 10th was the subject of discussion, and Mr. Scammon was requested to write Mr. David L. Webster and ascertain the condition of the New Church people. The following is the correspondence that resulted, some lines of a personal character being omitted from Mr. Webster's letter: Chicago, I11., U. S. A., Nov. 13. 1872. David L. Webster, Esq., Boston, Mass. My Dear Brother: --The great fire which has visited your noble city called most vividly to mind your great kindness and sympathy for us at the time of the great conflagration, Oct. 9, 1871, and at the meeting of our executive committee this afternoon I was instructed to write to you to ask if any of our New Church friends were burned out and need assistance from abroad. We do not find your name among the list of those who were burned out, though from the location of the fire we supposed you were included. We would be only too desirous of sending to you a portion of our funds if needed. Will you please let me know? Such great fires, it seems to me, manifest a closer connection of the world of causes with that of effects than we have been in the habit of appreciating. May they enable us more lovingly to see that the Divine Providence is ever seeking to lead us to see that nothing is substantial but spiritual things. May they help us to get into the stream of that Providence and come into states in which we are willing and desirous of being led by the Lord, and conformed to his commandments. Our citizens were most profoundly moved on Sunday morning an and the Inter-Ocean published three extras during the day. None could so well sympathize with Bo...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Rudolph Williams
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 88
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-01015-5
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-151-01015-4
Barcode: 9781151010155

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