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Book agents Charles Holliday and J.F. Wright respond to Finley's suggestion that a Methodist paper needs to be published in Cincinnati. They tell Finley that they have already written to New York on the subject. They believe that such a paper is a necessity. It should be purely western in its origin and application. All of the principal denominations in the area publish periodicals to advance their interests, and the Methodists should do the same. On a different topic, they have received a long letter from B. Hibbard, who wants the Book Concern to sell his books. Unfortunately, this is not a financially viable prospect. Hibbard also discusses the case of Avery [Rev. Ephraim Avery, M.E. minister from Rhode Island accused of murder]. Hibbard is convinced that Rev. Avery is innocent. Abstract Number - 137
Book Agent Letters; Methodist Publications; Book Concern; Western Christian Advocate; B. Hibbard; Ephraim Kingsbury Avery (1799-1869)
Holliday, Charles and Wright, J.F., "Letter from Charles Holliday & J.F. Wright to James B. Finley" (1833). Finley Letters. 136.