Accession: L02477
Editorial Title: Mary Baker Eddy to George D. Choate, June 26, 1880
Author: Mary Baker Eddy 
Recipient: George D. Choate 
Date: June 26, 1880 - archivist estimate
Manuscript Description: Handwritten by Mary Baker Eddy on lined paper.
Related Topic: 25B.10.005Digital document 25B.10.005 not available, 25B.10.006Digital document 25B.10.006 not available.
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DrEditorial Note: Choate did not have a medical degree, but in the nineteenth century, individuals practicing various “healing arts” were often called “Doctor.” Choate,

You as well as I know no one is justified in doing wrong because the mesmerizers tell them to do it God has opened my eyes to another malpractice that would have cost me my eye sight had I not found out who and what was producing the effect

You and your wife have taken favors and aid from usEditorial Note: Mary Baker Eddy and Asa Gilbert Eddy and what is my reward

Self defense As Written: defence is just but aggression or stealing or trespassing on the rights of others through a mental process is more sinful than through a material one and God will protect me and punish the aggressors

I am going away the first of next week if I can get readyEditorial Note: Mary Baker Eddy and Asa Gilbert Eddy spent July and August of 1880 in Concord, New Hampshire.

Yours in truth
M. B. G. Eddy

N. B.Editorial Note: Nota Bene The Oath of a Christian Scientist especially forbids this mental trespassing and no one can be living or acting in direct violation of an oath and heal the sick in scienceEditorial Note: Christian Science Every one who does this will lose his or her patients and go down

M. B. G. E.

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DrEditorial Note: Choate did not have a medical degree, but in the nineteenth century, individuals practicing various “healing arts” were often called “Doctor.” Choate,

You as well as I know no one is justified in doing wrong because the mesmerizers tell them to do it God has opened my eyes to another malpractice that would have cost me my eye sight had I not found out who and what was producing the effect

You and your wife have taken favors and aid from we usEditorial Note: Mary Baker Eddy and Asa Gilbert Eddy and what is my reward

Self defence Corrected: defense is just but aggression or stealing or trespassing on the rights of others through a mental process is more sinful than through a material one and God will protect me and punish the aggressors

I am going away the first of next week if I can get readyEditorial Note: Mary Baker Eddy and Asa Gilbert Eddy spent July and August of 1880 in Concord, New Hampshire.

Yours in truth
M. B. G. Eddy

N. B.Editorial Note: Nota Bene The Oath of a Christian Scientist especially forbids this mental trespassing and no one can be living or acting in direct violation of an oath and heal the sick in scienceEditorial Note: Christian Science Every one who does this will lose his or her patients and go down

M. B. G. E.