Accession: L12577
Editorial Title: Asa Gilbert and Mary Baker Eddy to George and Celia Prescott, March 11, 1877
Author: Asa Gilbert Eddy  Mary Baker Eddy 
Recipient: George Prescott  Celia A. Prescott 
Date: March 11, 1877
Manuscript Description: Handwritten by Asa G. Eddy on lined paper.
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Mr & Mrs Prescott

I understand you are in doubt as to how you may know the beliefs of your patients and think you must feel them yourselves now for you to have a belief of feeling their beliefs would place you in the same illusion that your patients are in which Science instead of encumbringAs Written:incumbering you with will free you from The time will come when you will through Spirit know but until then you according to your private manuscript are to inquire of your patients and with Science put down any belief if any you have of feeling the sick. We hope you are meeting with successAs Written:ucess as we know you cannot fail to do [?]  Unclear or illegible  abide closely by the rules of Science and push boldly on. We think Gloucester would be a good place for you and your practice please let me hear you often directing to 8 Broad st Lynn as formerly we are going away we know not how long but letters will be remailed but of course you will not expect to get a reply so quick as when we were at homeEditorial Note: On April 14, 1877, the Eddys traveled to Fairhaven, Connecticut, to spend the next five weeks there as guests of Asa Gilbert Eddy’s brother, Washington Eddy.

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Mr & Mrs Prescott

I understand you are in doubt as to how you may know the beliefs of your patients and think you must feel them yourselves now for you to have a belief of feeling their beliefs would place you in the same illusion that your patients are in which Science instead of incumberingCorrected:encumbring you with will free you from them The time will come when you will through Spirit know but until then you according to your private manuscript are to inquire of your patients and with Science put down any belief if any you have of feeling the sick. We hope you are meeting with ucessCorrected:success as we know you cannot fail to do [?]  Unclear or illegible  abide closely by the rules of Science and push boldly on. We think Gloucester would be a good place for you and your practice please let me hear you often directing to 8 Broad st Lynn as formerly we are going away we know not how long but letters will be remailed but of course you will not expect to get a reply so quick as when we were at homeEditorial Note: On April 14, 1877, the Eddys traveled to Fairhaven, Connecticut, to spend the next five weeks there as guests of Asa Gilbert Eddy’s brother, Washington Eddy.