Accession: 142.23.002
Editorial Title: Alice M. Sibley to Mary Baker Eddy, November 1, 1880
Author: Alice M. Sibley 
Recipient: Mary Baker Eddy 
Date: November 1, 1880
Manuscript Description: Handwritten by Alice M. Sibley on lined paper from Roxbury, Massachusetts.
Editorial Note: Sibley begins her letter to Mary Baker Eddy by remarking how wonderful it is that when we are most needy and desirous, good always comes in some way. Sibley gives as an example her attendance at a lecture on immortality by "Mrs. Livermore," which she found very inspiring and wished that Eddy could have attended with her. This is likely a reference to Mary A. Livermore. One of her lectures, "Has the Night of Death no Morning?," was on the subject of immortality. A prose version of this lecture was published in Livermore's autobiography, The Story of My Life. Sibley continues her letter by indicating her wish that Eddy could share in all her joys, such as a recent afternoon spent at Charlestown, where Eddy was missed by Sibley and others present. Sibley wishes she could do more to support Eddy, and despite Eddy's instruction to turn away from personality, she still wishes she could see Eddy more often in person. and could assist Eddy. Sibley thanks Eddy again for her instructions and hopes to profit from them. She offers her assistance at any time Eddy might need it and wants to continue to have the privilege of remaining always as Eddy's own "dear child." In a postscript, Sibley asks Eddy to accept her mother's regards and a kiss from Sibley. She also tells Eddy that her singing voice has improved and that she is now an alto soloist at school.
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