Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
P01155P01155
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882), the renowned American poet and educator, was sent a copy of the first edition of Science and Health by Mary Baker Eddy in January 1876. While the original correspondence between the two is no longer extant, Longfellow's endorsement was used on circulars for various editions of Science and Health. Eddy enjoyed Longfellow's poetry and would often quote him in her correspondence and in her published works. In 1909, she donated $100 to the Longfellow National Memorial Association to assist with the erection of his statue in Washington, D.C.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
P01155P01155
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882), the renowned American poet and educator, was sent a copy of the first edition of Science and Health by Mary Baker Eddy in January 1876. While the original correspondence between the two is no longer extant, Longfellow's endorsement was used on circulars for various editions of Science and Health. Eddy enjoyed Longfellow's poetry and would often quote him in her correspondence and in her published works. In 1909, she donated $100 to the Longfellow National Memorial Association to assist with the erection of his statue in Washington, D.C.