Accession: L05672
Editorial Title: Mary Baker Eddy to Charles H. Curtis, March 1, 1881
Author: Mary Baker Eddy 
Recipient: Charles H. Curtis 
Date: March 1, 1881 - archivist estimate
Manuscript Description: Handwritten by Mary Baker Eddy.
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Accept my thanks for your kind letterEditorial Note: This letter is not extant. it should have been answered sooner but I asked my husband to request you to stop after servicesEditorial Note: Curtis had apparently been attending Sunday services of the Church of Christ (Scientist). and he forgot it You can see me next Sunday As Written: sunday after services if you wish — Those manuscripts As Written: MSS. that Mr. Arens is circulating are mine and copyrighted they were not to be shown to any one simply because he and no person I have ever yet seen can fit an individual to use those manuscripts As Written: MSS. safely. Miss. M's letter to meEditorial Note: This letter is not extant. was a disgusting bit of egotism and I answeredEditorial Note: This letter is not extant. it honestly. If she is a Christian As Written: christian she will not circulate what she has no right to. Mr. Arens could not infringe on my copyright by writing any more then printing if he is selling my property I only loaned those private manuscripts As Written: MSS and the idea of an honest woman copying anothers works and selling them must be plain to you as me anything but honest; not a sentence of those are hers or his as I am informed and besides I know she nor he can no more write original metaphysics than an infant can do the things of an adult

Yours truly
M B G Eddy

Mrs. M. B. G. Eddy March As Written: Mch 1 1881

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Accept my thanks for your kind letterEditorial Note: This letter is not extant. it should have been answered sooner but I asked my husband to request you to stop after servicesEditorial Note: Curtis had apparently been attending Sunday services of the Church of Christ (Scientist). and he forgot it You can see me next sunday Corrected: Sunday after services if you wish — Those MSS. Corrected: manuscripts that Mr. Arens is circulating are mine and copyrighted they were not to be shown to any one simply because he and no person I have ever yet seen can fit an individual to use those MSS. Corrected: manuscripts safely. Miss. M's letter to meEditorial Note: This letter is not extant. was a disgusting bit of egotism and I answeredEditorial Note: This letter is not extant. it honestly. If she is a christian Corrected: Christian she will not circulate what she has no right to. Mr. Arens could not infringe on my copyright by writing any more then printing if he is selling my property I only loaned those private MSS Corrected: manuscripts and the idea of an honest woman copying anothers works and selling them must be plain to you as me anything but honest; not a sentence word of those are hers or his as I am offered informed and besides I know she nor he can no more write original metaphysics than an infant can do the things of an adult

Yours truly
M B G Eddy

Mrs. M. B. G. Eddy Mch Corrected: March 1 1881