Accession: L16162
Editorial Title: Asa Gilbert Eddy to James Ackland, February 18, 1882
Author: Asa Gilbert Eddy 
Recipient: James Ackland 
Date: February 18, 1882
Manuscript Description: Handwritten by Asa Gilbert Eddy on lined paper with envelope.
Editorial Note: This letter was sent during Mary Baker Eddy's trip to Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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BrotherEditorial Note: James Ackland. Early Christian Scientists often called each other “brother” or “sister.” Ackland

I would like to have you enquire whether the room that we occupied As Written: ocupied at the temperance Hotel Philadelphia is occupied As Written: ocupied or whether we could have it at the same price in two weeks from Feb 17th we paid $1.25Editorial Note: $1.25 in 1882 is the equivalent of $31.54 in 2016. per day perhaps it being later in the season they would rent it a little less see how cheap you can get it and oblige

We find Washington a beautiful city and no medical law prohibiting our practice

I do not know just how much postage you have been to the expense of on our account please name the amount in reply and I will forward it by mail Mrs. Eddy sent you only a half dozen stamps I think

I would like to know whether you have heard from brotherEditorial Note: Arthur T. Buswell. Early Christian Scientists often called each other “brother” or “sister.” Buswell since we saw you and how you are progressing in Christian Science

Hoping to see you soon I will close for this time

Truly Yours
A. G. Eddy

Mr. James Ackland
1020 Arch st.
Philadelphia
Pa.
East Capitol Sta. D.C. Feb 18 11 AM 1882
PHILAD'A, PA. FEB 18 10PM REC'D
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BrotherEditorial Note: James Ackland. Early Christian Scientists often called each other “brother” or “sister.” Ackland

I would like to have you enquire whether the room that we ocupied Corrected: occupied at the temperance Hhotel Philadelphia is ocupied Corrected: occupied or whether we could have it at the same price in two weeks from Feb 17th we paid $1.25Editorial Note: $1.25 in 1882 is the equivalent of $31.54 in 2016. per day perhaps it being later in the season they would rent it a little less see how cheap you can get it and oblige

We find Washington a beautiful city and no medical law prohibiting our practice

I do not know just how much postage you have been to the expense of on our account please name the amount in reply and I will forward it by mail Mrs. Eddy sent you only a half dozen stamps I think

I would like to know whether you have heard from brotherEditorial Note: Arthur T. Buswell. Early Christian Scientists often called each other “brother” or “sister.” Buswell since we saw you and how you are progressing in Christian Science

Hoping to see you soon I will close for this time

Truly Yours
A. G. Eddy

Mr. James Ackland
1020 Arch st.
Philadelphia
Pa.
East Capitol Sta. D.C. Feb 18 11 AM 1882
PHILAD'A, PA. FEB 18 10PM REC'D