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Divine, M.J. (1882-1965) to Carleton Lloyd

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05508.085 Author/Creator: Divine, M.J. (1882-1965) Place Written: s.l. Type: Typed letter signed Date: 13 May 1947 Pagination: 1 p. + env. 27.9 x 21.5 cm

Summary of Content: Reverend Divine asserts that it is not his autograph or photograph which is essential, but rather it is his study and emulation of the life of Christ which will allow him to become "Peaceful, Lively, Loving, Successful, Prosperous and Happy in Spirit, Body, and Mind..." Typed on printed stationary.

People: Divine, Father
Divine, M.J

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: ChristianityReligion

Sub Era: World War II

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