Mrs. Mary Baker Eddy, Founder of Christian Science...

Baltimore (Md.) Sun

Mrs. Mary Baker Eddy, Founder of Christian Science and author of many books treating upon that subject, is dead at Boston, having some months ago passed into her ninetieth year. Mrs. Eddy was one of the remarkable women of her time. A sickly, weak child, she grew into a frail woman who seemed to have but a slender hold on existence, and yet she lived to an unusual age, a life full of work and teeming with results. Establishing a church, she remained its head to the time of her demise, managing its affairs with great executive ability and penetrating judgment. She also amassed a large private fortune, which she seems to have handled with fine business acumen. Whatever may be the fate of the church she founded, now that her forceful hand is removed from the management of its affairs, there can be no doubt of her wonderful administrative ability, her keen insight into human nature, and her tremendous capacity for work. Her place in history as one of the really extraordinary women of her day is secure.

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December 17, 1910

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