Letters to Elders & Congregations – Prior to 1980

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Letters from 1900 right up to 1979 are found here.  The collection of letters here include those that are addressed to personal individuals.

Note: Where links are not provided for some of the referenced letters, it means that they are not currently available.

Letters 1970 – 1979

  1. August 24, 1979 To all congregations in district number 5
  2. January 1, 1979 Watchtower New York responds to Carl Olof Jonsson
  3. December 22, 1978 Watchtower New York confirms receipt of Carl Olof Jonsson’s letter
  4. December 6, 1978 Carl Olof Jonsson writes to Albert D Schroeder
  5. October 15, 1978 Assisting Pioneers
  6. February 22, 1978 Carl Olof Jonsson’s “The Gentile Times Reconsidered”
  7. January 17, 1978 Watchtower Pennsylvania hadn’t the opportunity to examine Carl’s materials
  8. December 12, 1977 Carl Olof Jonsson’s “The Gentile Times Reconsidered”
  9. September 5, 1977 Carl Olof Jonsson’s “The Gentile Times Reconsidered”
  10. August 19, 1977 Watchtower New York responds to Carl’s May 20 1977 letter
  11. July 8, 1977 Literacy classes
  12. May 20, 1977 Carl Olof Jonsson writes to Watchtower New York
  13. February 14, 1977 Reviewing the overall activity of the congregations
  14. October 1, 1976 Travelling elder’s expenses
  15. October 1, 1976 Assisting Pioneers
  16. December 1, 1971 Determining who should be recommended for appointment as elders
  17. November 11, 1970 Confirmation of 19yo Bethel brother as Congregation Book Study Servant in A Unit
  18. November 4, 1970 Recommending a 19yo Bethel brother for Congregation Book Study Servant in A Unit
  19. October 28, 1970 Transfer of a brother to serve in A Unit
  20. October 28, 1970 Bethel brothers being assigned to serve in new congregation
  21. October 17, 1970 Students from Gilead assigned to serve in A Unit
  22. October 13, 1970 Confirmation of new appointment in A Unit
  23. October 4, 1970 Behaviour of a sex pervert
  24. September 27, 1970 Report on the hearing of the confessed child abuser
  25. September 18, 1970 Dismissal of confessed child abuser as member of the Bethel Family
  26. September 16, 1970 Letter to N.H. Knorr regarding confessed child abuser
  27. June 1, 1970 Transfer of brother to serve in A Unit as Assistant Congregation Servant
  28. May 31, 1970 A Unit in need of an Assistant Congregation Servant
  29. May 26, 1970 Proper signing of letter dated May 20, 1970
  30. May 20, 1970 Letter relating to alleged adultery
  31. May 6, 1970 Probation of confessed child abuser

Letters 1960 – 1969

  1. September 5, 1969 Answer to Question relating to Mexican brothers registered in the first reserves
  2. August 27, 1969 Question relating to Mexican brothers registered in the first reserves (Page 3 only)
  3. July 9, 1968 Tying Jehovah’s Witnesses with the man who assassinated Senator Robert F. Kennedy
  4. October 28, 1964 Reasoning for concealing financial records
  5. April 6, 1963 Blood Transfusions for pets forbidden (Us)

Letters 1950 – 1959

  1. February 20, 1951 Promote Theocracy’s increase (Us)

Letters 1940 – 1949

  1. April 12, 1944 “Freedom of Worship” Testimony Period (Bi)
  2. February 6, 1942 Judge Rutherford’s Death Certificate
  3. March 28, 1941 Bureau’s files on Joseph Franklin (Judge) Rutherford
  4. January 14, 1941 Letter from W.S. Pateman to Watchtower Australia

Letters 1930 – 1939

  1. July 21, 1939 Olin R Moyle’s Letter with intention to leave Bethel
  2. December 1, 1938 Supplement to Letter from O.R. Moyle to President Roosevelt
  3. November 9, 1938 Letter from O.R. Moyle to President Franklin D. Roosevelt
  4. March 31, 1938 Rutherford requests Moyle to write an article in Consolation
  5. April 25, 1937 Letter from St Mary’s Church regarding Rutherford’s bigotry
  6. April 1, 1937 Letter from W.F. Salter to J.F. Rutherford regarding Christ’s return
  7. February 20, 1935 The Anointed’s Thanksgiving Period (Us)
  8. October 16, 1931 Letter to anointed directing cessation of the term CANVASS

Letters 1920 – 1929

  1. September 19, 1928 Suggestion to combine sets with copies of Golden Age
  2. March 13, 1924 Literature Prices for Colporteurs to be held strictly confidential
  3. October 4, 1923 Canvassing for the Studies in the Scriptures Sets interfering or augmenting the sale of other literature
  4. May 25, 1923 Monthly Letter to Colporteurs
  5. January 16, 1923 The Lord has made it possible to reduce Colporteur book prices

Letters 1900 – 1919

  1. 1919 (Undated) An Unspoken Sermon: Letter to the Church of Christ by J. F. Rutherford
  2. April 24, 1919 The Home Coming of our Brethren from Atlanta
  3. June 23, 1918 Letter from Clayton J Woodworth with regard to being imprisoned in Raymond Street Jail
  4. April 5, 1918 Surprised at position taken by sister with regard to changes made to Studies in the Scriptures Vol. 7
  5. March 16, 1918 Letter to colporteurs, class secretaries and others with regard to “The Finished Mystery” violating Espionage Act
  6. March 7, 1918 The Distribution of “The Finished Mystery”
  7. November 13, 1916 Letter with regard to the death of Charles Taze Russell
  8. August 6, 1915 Letter from A.H. McMillan to Brother Ralph
  9. January 14, 1913 Improper to bring young children to meeting if restless; 10 years of age or older is sufficient for them to care for themselves
  10. 1910 (Undated) Submission of suggestive hints from our Colporteurs
  11. October 10, 1907 Rates to Sharpshooters

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