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Manuscript Releases, vol. 8 [Nos. 526-663], Page 97

MR No. 557—E. G. White and Takoma Park

I find in Takoma Park, where our buildings are to be located, a large settlement, made up of people who live here and work in Washington. There is no saloon in the town. Not one of the members of the Town Council drinks liquor, smokes or chews tobacco, or uses profane language....

The location that has been secured for our school and sanitarium is all that could be desired. The atmosphere is pure, and the water is pure. A beautiful stream runs right through our land from north to south. This stream is a treasure more valuable than gold or silver. The building sites are upon fine elevations, with excellent drainage.—Letter 155, 1904, p. 1. (To Brother Butler, May 8, 1904.)

Released August 10, 1977.

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