Boston, Mass., June 6, 1907.
Rev. Mary Baker G. Eddy, Concord, N. H.

Beloved Leader:— Many are thinking of Christian Science these days as the occasion of a tremendous stir in the world, and mortal mind certainly is writhing; later on they will come to see that in condemning all strife between personalities, and in enlisting the intelligent effort of humanity in resistance to the claims of impersonal evil, you have not only precipitated the greatest struggle of history, but you have inaugurated the greatest peace movement of history. I was impressed with this thought recently while attending the annual meeting of the American Peace Society, of which I am a member. I was also led to think that if a larger number of Christian Scientists were to become members of this Society and attend its annual gathering they might thereby honor your earnest endorsement of this movement and contribute more directly to the success of its undertakings. The organization is not large here, but it includes some of the most cultivated and distinguished people of Boston, men and women of large mould and fine spirit.

The society is carrying on an educational propaganda through the public schools, the colleges, and the press, as well as by the publication and distribution of a large amount of pamphlet literature upon the subject. The teaching of history in a way that will disclose the inutility and the horror of war, instead of inflaming a spirit of militarism, is receiving special attention, and not only the movement, but the men and the measures in hand, as I have come to know them, are altogether worthy of your highly significant commendation.

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July 27, 1907

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