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Dewey discusses the recent fire at the State Prison. He says that the new buildings have gone up so fast that one can hardly tell there was a fire. Dewey tells Finley that Mrs. Dewey has returned but is not in very good health. Dewey invites Finley to visit as soon as possible. Abstract Number - 1074
Columbus State Prison
State Prison Letters; State Prison -- Fire
Dewey, Laurin, "Letter from Laurin Dewey to James B. Finley" (1847). Finley Letters. 1058.