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Author QuotedEdward Deming Andrews
Title Quotedpeople called Shakers : a search for the perfect society
Date (Year/Month/Day)1960/12/12
ImprintNew York : Dover Publications. [1963]
QuotationIt was indeed a pleasure to get your kind letter. I had been thinking of writing to you myself for some time, as I know several of your fine books on the Shakers and indeed have the two most important ones here. (I take it that The People Called Shakers and Shaker Furniture are among your most important studies.) So first of all I want to express my gratitude to you for the fine work you have done and are doing. I shall certainly have to depend very much on you, if I do any work at all in this field, and I am grateful for your offer of assistance.
Quotation SourceThe Hidden Ground of Love: The Letters of Thomas Merton on Religious Experience and Social Concerns.; Selected and edited by William H. Shannon. / New York : Farrar Straus Giroux. 1985, p. 31-32
Letter toEdward Deming Andrews
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