From the Papers: Requests for treatment
People frequently wrote to Mary Baker Eddy in search of healing, even after she had left the public practice of Christian Science in order to focus on writing and teaching.
Read this exchange of letters, in which Eddy tenderly responded to one such writer, Celia Wight, offering her book Science and Health and recommending a Christian Science practitioner who could take her case.
Click on these annotated documents on the Mary Baker Eddy Papers website (they will open new tabs):
- Celia P. Wight to Mary Baker Eddy, March 25, 1884 (587.60.017)
- Mary Baker Eddy to Celia P. Wight, March 30, 1884 (L10631)
The Mary Baker Eddy Papers is a major effort by The Mary Baker Eddy Library to annotate and digitally publish Mary Baker Eddy’s correspondence, sermons, and other manuscript materials.