Accession: L07687
Editorial Title: Mary Baker Eddy to Julia S. Bartlett, December 17, 1880
Author: Mary Baker Eddy 
Recipient: Julia S. Bartlett 
Date: December 17, 1880 - archivist estimate
Manuscript Description: Handwritten by Mary Baker Eddy.
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You will pardon me I know for not writing sooner. I have Sunday As Written: sunday services two meetings sometimes in the week, am writing, have calls all the time, and so do neglect what I love to do — answer you at once I am more than glad when I hear anything favorable from a student these times "that tries men's souls"Editorial Note: "These are the times that try men's souls" is the beginning of the first number of The American Crisis, a series of pamphlets written by Thomas Paine and published during the American Revolution. I have not seen Mrs C. yet nor heard from Mr. S. You dear can do much in every direction and when you are getting a bit disheartened come to Mother I will try to help you

Please remember in a scientific way the members of your classEditorial Note: Julia S. Bartlett was a student in Mary Baker Eddy's class that began at the end of September 1880. The other members of the class were Ellen Latham Clark and H. E. Stone. If you love me feed my sheepJohn 21:15 ¶So when they had dined, Jesus saith to Simon Peter, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me more than these? He saith unto him, Yea, Lord; thou knowest that I love thee. He saith unto him, Feed my lambs. John 21:16 He saith to him again the second time, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me? He saith unto him, Yea, Lord; thou knowest that I love thee. He saith unto him, Feed my sheep. John 21:17 He saith unto him the third time, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me? Peter was grieved because he said unto him the third time, Lovest thou me? And he said unto him, Lord, thou knowest all things; thou knowest that I love thee. Jesus saith unto him, Feed my sheep. our dear MasterEditorial Note: Jesus Christ said. Write often and unless your letter needs an immediate answer, you need not be surprised if it does not get it I am so busy now until after my bookEditorial Note: The third edition of Mary Baker Eddy's book, Science and Health. It was published in two volumes on August 17, 1881. is published

Love from my husband

Ever your affectionate Mother
M B G E
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You will pardon me I know for not writing sooner. I have sunday Corrected: Sunday services two meetings sometimes in the week, am writing, have calls all the time, and so do neglect what I love to do — answering you at once I am more than glad when I hear anything favorable from a student these times "that tries men's souls"Editorial Note: "These are the times that try men's souls" is the beginning of the first number of The American Crisis, a series of pamphlets written by Thomas Paine and published during the American Revolution. I have not seen Mrs C. yet nor heard from Mr. S. You dear can do much in every direction and when you are getting a bit disheartened come to Mother I will try to help you

Please remember in a scientific way the members of your classEditorial Note: Julia S. Bartlett was a student in Mary Baker Eddy's class that began at the end of September 1880. The other members of the class were Ellen Latham Clark and H. E. Stone. If you love me feed my sheepJohn 21:15 ¶So when they had dined, Jesus saith to Simon Peter, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me more than these? He saith unto him, Yea, Lord; thou knowest that I love thee. He saith unto him, Feed my lambs. John 21:16 He saith to him again the second time, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me? He saith unto him, Yea, Lord; thou knowest that I love thee. He saith unto him, Feed my sheep. John 21:17 He saith unto him the third time, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me? Peter was grieved because he said unto him the third time, Lovest thou me? And he said unto him, Lord, thou knowest all things; thou knowest that I love thee. Jesus saith unto him, Feed my sheep. our dear MasterEditorial Note: Jesus Christ said. Write often and unless your letter needs an immediate answer, you need not be surprised if it does not get it I am so busy now until after my bookEditorial Note: The third edition of Mary Baker Eddy's book, Science and Health. It was published in two volumes on August 17, 1881. is published

Love from my husband

Ever your affectionate Mother
M B G E