Accession: L08655
Editorial Title: Mary Baker Eddy to James C. Howard, July 14, 1880
Author: Mary Baker Eddy 
Recipient: James C. Howard 
Date: July 14, 1880 - archivist estimate
Manuscript Description: Handwritten by Mary Baker Eddy on lined paper.
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I have been saying what shall I write? and my husband has been saying write—"we want to hear from them" But I never said how much I wanted to know how you are getting on.

Please write all about the CharterEditorial Note: This refers to the charter of the Massachusetts Metaphysical College., if indeed, there is any all to communicate. Next say all you please about beliefs talk the nothings so far as they are handled by the nothings, and how? Tell us how dear Mr. W. and S.—are prospering. I want to tell you something but fear to write it. But my something is about nothing.

Please forward any letters that may be in your possession Kiss the "wee ones" and the sweetest one for me. Do you remember the Emigrant songEditorial Note: A reference to a song titled, “Lament of the Irish Emigrant.” The beginning of its fifth stanza reads: “I am very lonely now, Mary, / For the poor makes no new friends, / But, oh, they love the better still, / The pure Our Father send.” commencing I am very lonely now Mary for the scientistsEditorial Note: Christian Scientists make no new friends, But O, they love the better for the few their Father sends. Remember us to your wife Love from my husband and I am

Very truly
Your friend
M B G E
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I have been saying what shall I write? and the my husband has been saying write—"we want to hear from them" But I never said how much I wanted to know how you are getting on.

Please write all about the CharterEditorial Note: This refers to the charter of the Massachusetts Metaphysical College., if indeed, there is any all to communicate. Next say all you please about beliefs talk the nothings so far as they are handled by the nothings, and how? Tell us how dear Mr. W. and S.—are prospering. I want to tell you something but fear to write it. But my something is about nothing.

Please forward any letters that may be in your possession Kiss the "wee ones" and the sweetest one for me. Do you remember the Emigrant songEditorial Note: A reference to a song titled, “Lament of the Irish Emigrant.” The beginning of its fifth stanza reads: “I am very lonely now, Mary, / For the poor makes no new friends, / But, oh, they love the better still, / The pure Our Father send.” commencing I am very lonely now Mary for the scientistsEditorial Note: Christian Scientists make no new friends, But O, they love the better for the few their Father sends. Remember us to your wife Love from my husband and I am

Very truly
Your friend
M B G E