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Finley's book on prison discipline (Memorials of Prison Life, 1850) just reached McDonald. McDonald believes that Finley's words about the importance of parental discipline as a way to prevent crime will be extremely important to folks. McDonald's right arm pains him so much with rheumatism that he is scarcely able to write. Abstract Number - 1152
State Prison Letters; Finley Writings; Memorials of Prison Life
McDonald, John, "Letter from John McDonald to James B. Finley" (1850). Finley Letters. 1136.