Mahatma Letter No. 39

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People involved
Written by: Morya
Received by: A. P. Sinnett
Sent via: unknown
Dates
Written on: unknown
Received on: January, 1882 - see below
Other dates: none
Places
Sent from: unknown
Received at: Bombay, India
Via: none

This is Letter No. 115 in Barker numbering. See below for Context and background.

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Cover sheet

Received during brief visit to Bombay in January, 1882.

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NOTES:

Page 1 transcription, image, and notes

It was certainly K.H.'s and my great desire that since Scott could not attend the anniversary you should — not to take any part in its proceedings but simply — be present at it. This hapless organization will once more exhibit its representation without one single European of position and influence. But neither of us would force a course of action — against your wish — upon you. Therefore what I say must not be construed into an order or urgent request. We think it good — but you must obey your own cool judgment — the more so as perhaps to-day marks

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Page 2

a crisis. One reason for my calling you was K.H.'s wish that you should be brought under certain magnetic and other occult influences that would favourably act upon yourself in future.

I will write more to-morrow for I yet hope you will give us a day or two and so let us have time to see what can be done for you by Khoothoomi.

M.

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NOTES:

Context and background

Physical description of letter

The original is in the British Library, Folio 3. According to George Linton and Virginia Hanson, the letter was written:

In red ink on both sides of a single sheet of heavy smooth folded paper, about 9" X 13" [22.9 X 33.0 cm]. The lettering is large and the script somewhat different from that of ML-114.[1]

Publication history

Commentary about this letter

Notes

  1. George E. Linton and Virginia Hanson, eds., Readers Guide to The Mahatma Letters to A. P. Sinnett (Adyar, Chennai, India: Theosophical Publishing House, 1972), 89.


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