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Jacky reports that the 'state of religion' in the Bladen Circuit has improved. Some 60 or 70 had to be cut off, but 130 new members were received. An epidemic of cholera is expected to arrive soon in their area. A camp meeting is planned for the 4th of October. The writer begs for a word from Rev. Finley, his "only blood relation...in the itinerant field to whom he has access..." [Finley's mother Rebecca Bradley (1759-1821) was the brother of Francis Bradley (1743-1780). Francis Bradley was the grandfather of Jacky McKnitt Bradley] Abstract Number - 127
Bladen circuit, Elizabethtown, NC
General Ministry; Finley Family Letters; Bladen Circuit; South Carolina Conference; Camp Meeting; Cholera
Bradley, Jacky M., "Letter from Jacky M. Bradley to James B. Finley" (1832). Finley Letters. 126.