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Their mutual friend, Judge Cook, has died. Several weeks before his death he joined the Methodist Church. McDonald, however, doubts whether any of his ideas were changed. McDonald says they are living in an age of revolution. They have seen the steam engine introduced and the railroad now affords them with quick transportation. The temperance revolution will affect a change in the morals of man. While the temperance movement is making rapid progress it lacks good leaders. The Logan Historical Society is dead. Abstract Number - 1159
Temperance Letters; Ohio History; U.S. History
McDonald, John, "Letter from John McDonald to James B. Finley" (1842). Finley Letters. 1142.