Accession: L02634
Editorial Title: Mary Baker Eddy to Josephine C. Woodbury, July 6, 1886
Author: Mary Baker Eddy 
Recipient: Josephine C. Woodbury 
Scribe: Calvin A. Frye 
Annotator: unknown 
Date: July 06, 1886
Manuscript Description: This letter was typed by Calvin Frye and signed by Mary Baker Eddy. Calvin Frye made a handwritten notation at the bottom and an unknown annotater made a notation at the top of this letter.
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L02634
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You have committed a flagrant moral offence, and I have aught against you, as a member of our ChurchEditorial Note: First Church of Christ (Scientist) and AssociationChristian Scientist Association
Mary Baker Eddy's own organization of students, which she organized on July 4, 1876. It was formalized by a constitution the following year.
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You know that I have before forbidden your reporting my sermons or lectures without my examination of your copy before going to press; and now you have presumed to steal my sacred charge to the new members of my Church and have it published as your own: also you have plagiarized my lecture before the AssociationChristian Scientist Association
Mary Baker Eddy's own organization of students, which she organized on July 4, 1876. It was formalized by a constitution the following year.
, and the law would sustain me in a legal action against you.

Now I have talked to you on this subject before, and have told you your faults more than once; therefore I refuse to see you, until you publish in Christian Science JournalThe Christian Science Journal
This monthly periodical was first issued every other month, beginning on April 14, 1883, as the Journal of Christian Science. It became a monthly periodical August 2, 1884, and its name changed to The Christian Science Journal in April 1885.
a confession of what you have done.

As ever your Pastor
M. B. G. Eddy

Handshift:Calvin A. FryeA true copy
Attest: Calvin A. Frye

L02634
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You have committed a flagrant moral offence, and I have aught against you, as a member of our ChurchEditorial Note: First Church of Christ (Scientist) and AssociationChristian Scientist Association
Mary Baker Eddy's own organization of students, which she organized on July 4, 1876. It was formalized by a constitution the following year.
.

You know that I have before forbidden your reporting my sermons or lectures without my examination of your copy before going to press; and now you have presumed to steal my sacred charge to the new members of my Church and have it published as your own: also you have plagiarized my lecture before the AssociationChristian Scientist Association
Mary Baker Eddy's own organization of students, which she organized on July 4, 1876. It was formalized by a constitution the following year.
, and the law would sustain me in a legal action against you.

Now I have talked to you on this subject before, and have told you your faults more than once; therefore I refuse to see you, until you publish in Christian Science JournalThe Christian Science Journal
This monthly periodical was first issued every other month, beginning on April 14, 1883, as the Journal of Christian Science. It became a monthly periodical August 2, 1884, and its name changed to The Christian Science Journal in April 1885.
a confession of what you have done.

As ever your Pastor
M. B. G. Eddy

Handshift:Calvin A. FryeA true copy
Attest: Calvin A. Frye