Accession: L15994
Editorial Title: Asa Gilbert Eddy to James C. Howard, August 9, 1880
Author: Asa Gilbert Eddy 
Recipient: James C. Howard 
Date: August 9, 1880
Manuscript Description: Handwritten by Asa Gilbert Eddy.
Archival Note: This letter was likely written to James C. Howard, but it is addressed only to "Brother in the Lord."
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Dear Brother in the LordEditorial Note: Early Christian Scientists often called each other “brother” or “sister.”

As I took my pen to write I opened the Bible As Written: bible for you and opened to Psalms 22—22 I find the way of the Lord a lamp to my feetPs 119:105 Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. and hope these As Written: thes lines will find your path illuminated and the Divine Love leading you on from conquest to victory—.

I went to the office to await the opening of the different As Written: diffirent mails yesterday, but the last mail brought no tidings from you,—your time I know is liable to closely occupied As Written: ocupied, yet we cannot help feeling anxious.—

In your next please let us know as much of what is passing as you in your good judgement think best and your time will allow, Keep up good cheerJohn 16:33 These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world. knowing that our MasterEditorial Note: Jesus Christ who suffered before us, and reached His Immortal Crown hath said this is the way and no man goeth to the Father except in this wayJohn 14:6 Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me. __yet He says be of good cheerJohn 16:33 These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world. for the works which He did was not of himself but of the FatherJohn 14:10 Believest thou not that I am in the Father, and the Father in me? the words that I speak unto you I speak not of myself: but the Father that dwelleth in me, he doeth the works. Who had conquered the worldJohn 16:33 These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world. through Him and would be with us unto the endMatt 28:20 Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. Amen. .

If the party at Lynn does not send the rest of the money to day as I requested them, please send what you have, after deducting your fare and expenses, and accept my grateful thanks for your services until you are better paid

Mrs. E. joins in love to you and yours
A. G. Eddy

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Dear Brother in the LordEditorial Note: Early Christian Scientists often called each other “brother” or “sister.”

As I took my pen to write I opened the bible Corrected: Bible for you and opened to Psalms 22—22 I find the way of the Lord a lamp to my feetPs 119:105 Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. and hope thes Corrected: these lines will find your path illuminated and the Divine Love leading you on from conquest to victory—.

I went to the office to await the opening of the diffirent Corrected: different mails yesterday, but the last mail brought no tidings from you,—your time I know is liable to closely ocupied, Corrected: occupied yet we cannot help feeling anxious.—

In your next please let us know as much of what is passing as you in your good judgement think best and your time will allow, Keep up good cheerJohn 16:33 These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world. knowing that our MasterEditorial Note: Jesus Christ who suffered before us, and reached His Immortal Crown hath said this is the way and no man goeth to the Father except in this wayJohn 14:6 Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me. __yet He says be of good cheerJohn 16:33 These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world. for the the works which He did was not of himself but of the FatherJohn 14:10 Believest thou not that I am in the Father, and the Father in me? the words that I speak unto you I speak not of myself: but the Father that dwelleth in me, he doeth the works. Who had conquered the worldJohn 16:33 These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world. through Him and would be with us unto the endMatt 28:20 Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. Amen. .

If the party at Lynn does not send the rest of the money to day as I requested them, please send what you have, after deducting your fare and expenses, and accept my grateful thanks for your services until you are better paid

Mrs. E. joins in love to you and yours
A. G. Eddy