Accession: L16164
Editorial Title: Asa Gilbert Eddy to James Ackland, November 4, 1879
Author: Asa Gilbert Eddy 
Recipient: James Ackland 
Date: November 4, 1879
Manuscript Description: Handwritten by Asa Gilbert Eddy on lined paper.
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BrotherEditorial Note: Early Christian Scientists often referred to each other as “brother” or “sister.” Ackland

Although we so much need and desire you to be with us here during our stay yet for your sake and that of the As Written: th cause of Christ we would advise you to go to Cincinnati and unite your efforts with BrotherEditorial Note: Early Christian Scientists often referred to each other as “brother” or “sister.” Buswell in starting up practice there and ascertaining where we can best start as a home or college you are both strong and you will be a solace and comfort to each other while we stop for a little to get the little flock in BostonEditorial Note: This refers to members of the Church of Christ (Scientist). safely within the fold with some one to lead them; then we will join you and Mr. Buswell in opening another field a home or College in Cincinnati. It is a heavy cross to us to stay here longer under the circumstances but duty seems to impose it and we can only heed the mandate comply with the demand and the voice of conscience trusting him who hath said ye shall not seek my facePs 27:8 When thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, Lord, will I seek. in vain. The Lord permitting we intend coming to you at Cincinnati in early spring at and as much sooner as we can and leave the Church here sufficiently established as to assure us that it will hold its position: during this interval we would advise you to keep on as you have in the past employing every leisure moment in the study of ScienceEditorial Note: Christian Science and every possible opportunity of practicing the same; heal the sick cast out devilsMatt 10:8 Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out devils: freely ye have received, freely give. or error that ye may be fully equipped having on the full armor of righteousness ever preaching the gospel of peaceEph 6:13 Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand. Eph 6:14 Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness; Eph 6:15 And your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace; --and above all encourage and strengthenDeut 3:28 But charge Joshua, and encourage him, and strengthen him: for he shall go over before this people, and he shall cause them to inherit the land which thou shalt see. BrotherEditorial Note: Early Christian Scientists often referred to each other as “brother” or “sister.” Buswell let us hear from you both and your success weekly and I will engage to reply as often--I have just mailed a letterEditorial Note: This letter is not extant. to BrotherEditorial Note: Early Christian Scientists often referred to each other as “brother” or “sister.” Buswell assuring him that he is not forgotten, please impress him with the fact that we fully sympathize As Written: sympathise with him and that his present and eternal interests are not forgotten by us--. We shall endeavor to bring with us more laborers when we come and endeavor to make the interval between this and the time of our coming as short and effectual as possible

Truly Yours
A. G. Eddy
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BrotherEditorial Note: Early Christian Scientists often referred to each other as “brother” or “sister.” Ackland

Although we so much need and desire you to be with us here during our stay yet for your sake and that of th Corrected: the cause of Christ we would advise you to go to Cincinnati and unite your efforts with BrotherEditorial Note: Early Christian Scientists often referred to each other as “brother” or “sister.” Buswell in starting up practice there and ascertaining where we can best start as a home or college you are both strong and you will be a solace and comfort to each other while we stop for a little to get the little flock in BostonEditorial Note: This refers to members of the Church of Christ (Scientist). safely within the fold with some one to lead them; then we will join you and Mr. Buswell in opening another field a home or College in Cincinnati. It is a heavy cross to us to stay here longer under the circumstances but duty seems to impose it and we can only heed the mandate comply with the demand and the voice of conscience trusting him who hath said ye shall not seek my facePs 27:8 When thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, Lord, will I seek. in vain. The Lord permitting we intend coming to you at Cincinnati in early spring at farthirestAs Written:farthirest and as much sooner as we can and leave the Church here sufficiently established as to assure us that it will hold its position: during this interval we would advise you to keep on as you have in the past employing every leisure moment in the study of ScienceEditorial Note: Christian Science and every possible opportunity of practicing the same; heal the sick cast out devilsMatt 10:8 Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out devils: freely ye have received, freely give. or error that ye may be fully equipped having on the full armor of righteousness ever preaching the gospel of peaceEph 6:13 Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand. Eph 6:14 Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness; Eph 6:15 And your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace; --and above all encourage and strengthenDeut 3:28 But charge Joshua, and encourage him, and strengthen him: for he shall go over before this people, and he shall cause them to inherit the land which thou shalt see. bBrotherEditorial Note: Early Christian Scientists often referred to each other as “brother” or “sister.” Buswell let us hear from you both and your success weekly and I will engage to reply as often--I have just mailed a letterEditorial Note: This letter is not extant. to BrotherEditorial Note: Early Christian Scientists often referred to each other as “brother” or “sister.” Buswell assuring him that he is not forgotten, please impress him with the theAs Written:the fact that we fully sympathise Corrected: sympathize with him and that his present and eternal interests are not forgotten by us--. We shall endeavor to bring with us more laborers when we come and endeavor to make the interval between this and the time of our coming as short and effectual as possible

Truly Yours
A. G. Eddy