Accession: L08318
Editorial Title: Agreement between Sarah O. Bagley and Mary Baker Eddy, April 23, 1870
Author: Sarah O. Bagley 
Annotator: Mary Baker Eddy 
Date: April 23, 1870
Manuscript Description: Handwritten by Sarah O. Bagley in black ink. The address on the accompanying envelope is in Mary Baker Eddy's handwriting.
Editorial Note: Although the beginning date of this agreement is April 23, 1870, Bagley updated it several times with the last change noted in 1875.
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I Sarah O. Bagley do hereby agree to pay Mary M Glover for instruction given me twenty five percentEditorial Note: It was common for Eddy to ask for a percentage of income earned by her students from their practice of Christian Science healing. As in the case of Sarah Bagley, Eddy often reduced the percentage she required as time passed, eventually no longer accepting such payments from her students. on the monies or income arising from my practicing or teaching that which she has taught me so long as I may practice or teach this her mode of doctoring the sick. I hold myself to this agreement.

This has been changed to ten per cent for the past two years. Mrs. G offered to reduce it one half after the year 1872, after that reduced it to ten percent being the percent the others paid. It stands now in 1875 at ten percent.

[*]Editorial Note: This paragraph was added by Sarah Bagley in pencil. Have paid over two hundred dollars on the within, and she has refused to receive As Written: recieve any more percentage on my practice


[*]Editorial Note: This notation was added to the envelope by Sarah Bagley.

All business settled [?] Unclear or illegible Mrs. Glover before her marriage with Dr Eddy

I owe her nothing

Handshift:Mary Baker EddyMiss Sarah O. Bagley
Amesbury
Mass.
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I Sarah O. Bagley do hereby agree to pay Mary M Glover for instruction given me twenty five percentEditorial Note: It was common for Eddy to ask for a percentage of income earned by her students from their practice of Christian Science healing. As in the case of Sarah Bagley, Eddy often reduced the percentage she required as time passed, eventually no longer accepting such payments from her students. on the monies or income arising from my practicing or teaching that which she has taught me so long as I may practice or teach this her mode of doctoring the sick. I hold myself to this agreement.

This has been changed to ten per cent for the past two years. Mrs. G offered to reduce it one half after the year 1872, after that reduced it to ten percent being the percent the others paid. It stands now in 1875 at ten percent.

[*]Editorial Note: This paragraph was added by Sarah Bagley in pencil. Have paid over two hundred dollars on the within, and she has refused to recieve Corrected: receive any more percentage on my practice


[*]Editorial Note: This notation was added to the envelope by Sarah Bagley.

All business settled [?] Unclear or illegible Mrs. Glover before her marriage with Dr Eddy Inserted by: Error: cannot locate:#bagley_sarah in: persons.xml

I owe her nothing Inserted by: Error: cannot locate:#bagley_sarah in: persons.xml

Handshift:Mary Baker EddyMiss Sarah O. Bagley
Amesbury
Mass.