Accession: L12622
Editorial Title: Mary Baker Eddy to James Ackland, May 26, 1880
Author: Mary Baker Eddy 
Recipient: James Ackland 
Annotator: James Ackland 
Date: May 26, 1880
Manuscript Description: Handwritten in ink by Mary Baker Eddy on lined paper. James Ackland has also written a sentence in pencil on this letter.
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Handshift:Mary Baker EddyDear Student,

We have considered your proposition as duly as we can for the time allotted As Written: alloted us and will say tell the lady if nothing unforeseen As Written: unforseen should prevent we will be there before the 20th of June

I intended to have gone to your city in the cool season but shall leave BostonEditorial Note: Mary Baker Eddy and Asa Gilbert Eddy spent July and August 1880 in Concord, New Hampshire. during the hot weather and thought we might remove our goods to PhillaEditorial Note: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and then go North for three months before following them

Another thing I have never kept house without a servant and would it be safe to trust the care of anothers furniture to hired help? they act bad enough with my own

Please write what the price for board for husband and myself would be per week?

I think perhaps we had better store our furniture here at present I am engaged three weeks longer in Boston I am going to PhillaEditorial Note: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to rest a little at first Please be reticent on business matters and tell no one I am a healer until I have a chance to be, if ever that comes again.

We will let you know if anything changes the program As Written: programme

Thanks many hope you will room with us Love from husband

Ever truly
M B G Eddy

Handshift:James A. AcklandAlludes to taking part of a house from a lady in whose house I was lodging. J. A.

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Handshift:Mary Baker EddyDear Student,

We have considered your proposition as duly as we can for the time alloted Corrected: allotted us and will say tell the lady if nothing unforseen Corrected: unforeseen should prevent we will be there before the 20th of June

I intended to have gone to your city in the cool season but shall leave BostonEditorial Note: Mary Baker Eddy and Asa Gilbert Eddy spent July and August 1880 in Concord, New Hampshire. during the hot weather and thought we might remove our goods to PhillaEditorial Note: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and then go North for three months before following them

Another thing I have never kept house without a servant and would it be safe to trust the care of anothers furniture to hired help? they act bad enough with my own

Please write what the price for board for husband and myself would be per week?

I think perhaps we had better store our furniture here at present I am engaged three weeks longer in Boston I am going to PhillaEditorial Note: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to rest a little at first Please be reticent on business matters and tell no one I am a healer until I have a chance to be, if ever that comes again.

We will let you know if anything changes the programme Corrected: program

Thanks many hope you will room with us Love from husband

Ever truly
M B G Eddy

Handshift:James A. AcklandAlludes to taking part of a house from a lady in whose house I was lodging. J. A.