Accession: L05664
Editorial Title: Mary Baker Eddy to Fred O. Ellis, May 27, 1872
Author: Mary Baker Eddy 
Recipient: Fred O. Ellis 
Date: May 27, 1872
Manuscript Description: Handwritten by Mary Baker Eddy in purple ink on lined paper.
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Mr Ellis —
My friend,

I love to write this in such an hour as the present one I cannot tell you the fearful wrongs Dr R K is doing me in Lynn He has called Wright to his rooms and has entered into conspiracy with him against me and, this was the meaning of that dreadful threat

O, Mr. Ellis, do talk with me about God, about wisdom, love and Truth. I am almost lost in this hour I am so bitterly tried by such accumulating falsehoods. I can only think of Joan of ArcAs Written:Arcc I am surrounded on all sides by his mad efforts to put me down before I shall tell the truth of him and which I do not desire to do I do not wish to injure any one and my voice shall never be heard in the streetIsa 42:2 He shall not cry, nor lift up, nor cause his voice to be heard in the street. Matt 12:19 He shall not strive, nor cry; neither shall any man hear his voice in the streets. . But is it not an agony to be so wronged? O, the past with all its bleeding wounds to be opened afresh! he is telling, no one can live near me without being defamed, quotes Dr Patterson as a victim! and I am speechless with horror. O, I could wish for the faggot or scaffold better than this murdering all so dear to man and lettingAs Written:lettig the body live.

Mr. Ellis, will you help me in this hour this much, if I can find a home in the suburbs As Written:subburbs of Boston can you introduce me to the Radical clubEditorial Note: The Radical Club, based in Boston, included a number of distinguished and prominent citizens in its membership. The group met monthly to read and discuss essays by writers such as Ralph Waldo Emerson, O.B. Frothingham, and William Henry Channing, among others. so I can get some acquaintances As Written: acquaintances worthy of me and the great Truth I bring to this wicked world Please let me hear soon

Respectfully
MB Glover

Much love to your Mother


Mr. F. O. Ellis
Swampscott
Mass.
TILTON N.H. May 27
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Mr Ellis —
My friend,

I love to write this in such an hour as the present one I cannot tell you the fearful wrongs Dr R K is doing me in Lynn He has called Wright to his rooms and has entered into conspiracy with him against me and, this was the meaning of that dreadful threat

O, Mr. Ellis, do talk with me about God, about wisdom, love and Truth. I am almost lost in this hour I am so bitterly tried by such accumulating falsehoods. I can only think of Joan of ArccCorrected:Arc I am surrounded on all sides by his mad efforts to put me down before I shall tell the truth of him and which I do not desire to do I do not wish to injure any one and my voice shall never be heard in the streetIsa 42:2 He shall not cry, nor lift up, nor cause his voice to be heard in the street. Matt 12:19 He shall not strive, nor cry; neither shall any man hear his voice in the streets. . But is it not an agony to be so wronged? O, the past with all its bleeding wounds to be opened afresh! he is telling, no one can live near me without being defamed, quotes Dr Patterson as a victim! and I am speechless with horror. O, I could wish for the faggot or scaffold better than this murdering all so dear to man and lettigCorrected:letting the body live.

Mr. Ellis, will you help me in this hour this much, if I can find a home in the subburbsCorrected: suburbs of Boston can you introduce me to the Radical clubEditorial Note: The Radical Club, based in Boston, included a number of distinguished and prominent citizens in its membership. The group met monthly to read and discuss essays by writers such as Ralph Waldo Emerson, O.B. Frothingham, and William Henry Channing, among others. so I can get some acquaintances Corrected: acquaintances worthy of me and the great Truth I bring to this wicked world Please let me hear soon

Respectfully
MB Glover

Much love to your Mother


Mr. F. O. Ellis
Swampscott
Mass.
TILTON N.H. May 27