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Tomlinson's letter tells Finley that Kentucky, Western Virginia, and Missouri may stand firm against the division of the South should they desire division. The cause of abolition is said to be making advances in Kentucky. Tomlinson desires a statement of Finley's news so that anti-division sentiment may be strengthened. (ed. note: served as Augusta College president until closure in 1844, then went to OWU for two years, and then Ohio University) Abstract Number - 803
Slavery Letters; Abolition; Church South (MECS)
Tomlinson, Joseph S., "Letter from Joseph S. Tomlinson to James B. Finley" (1844). Finley Letters. 1307.