Accession: L02021
Editorial Title: Mary Baker Eddy to James Ackland, January 4, 1881
Author: Mary Baker Eddy 
Recipient: James Ackland 
Date: January 4, 1881 - archivist estimate
Manuscript Description: Handwritten by Mary Baker Eddy on a postal card.
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Dear friend,

The old bookEditorial Note: Mary Baker Eddy’s book, Science and Health. Ackland had returned to Mary Baker Eddy a copy of Science and Health he’d been using and asked for a new one. Apparently, he wanted a copy of the third edition of Science and Health. Eddy had been working on this edition and it was published on August 17, 1881. in its new Years dress was "good enough for meEditorial Note: This phrase is from a gospel song titled “Old-Time Religion,” dating from c. 1873." and when the new editionEditorial Note: The third edition of Mary Baker Eddy’s book, Science and Health. It was published on August 17, 1881. is issued you shall have one, be sure.

I shall copy form, did you design it? or have you a copyright of covers? All we get is characteristic of youEditorial Note: James Ackland was a printer by trade. Mary Baker Eddy and Asa Gilbert Eddy had been having him print cards containing Mary Baker Eddy’s spiritual interpretation of the Lord’s Prayer and had just submitted an order for 100 copies of her manuscript, “Private Directions for Metaphysical Healing.” (See A11359 for this manuscript, and L16170 for Asa Gilbert Eddy’s letter to Ackland, giving the order for the copies.).

Thanks, and new Years blessings
M B G E

1020 Arch. St.
Philadelphia, Pa.
LYNN MASS
L02021
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Dear friend,

The old bookEditorial Note: Mary Baker Eddy’s book, Science and Health. Ackland had returned to Mary Baker Eddy a copy of Science and Health he’d been using and asked for a new one. Apparently, he wanted a copy of the third edition of Science and Health. Eddy had been working on this edition and it was published on August 17, 1881. in its new Years dress was "good enough for meEditorial Note: This phrase is from a gospel song titled “Old-Time Religion,” dating from c. 1873." and when the new editionEditorial Note: The third edition of Mary Baker Eddy’s book, Science and Health. It was published on August 17, 1881. is issued you shall have one, be sure.

I shall copy form, did you design it? or have you a copyright of covers? All we get is characteristic of youEditorial Note: James Ackland was a printer by trade. Mary Baker Eddy and Asa Gilbert Eddy had been having him print cards containing Mary Baker Eddy’s spiritual interpretation of the Lord’s Prayer and had just submitted an order for 100 copies of her manuscript, “Private Directions for Metaphysical Healing.” (See A11359 for this manuscript, and L16170 for Asa Gilbert Eddy’s letter to Ackland, giving the order for the copies.).

Thanks, and new Years blessings
M B G E

1020 Arch. St.
Philadelphia, Pa.
LYNN MASS