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The writer expresses regret on hearing of Finley's illness, and hopes that he will soon be able to return to his work and friends. Chesnut speaks of his own doubt and confusion and asks for advice from Finley. He requests that, should this be Finley's last illness, he bequeath the writer his mantle. Abstract Number - 177
General Ministry; Finley Health
Chesnut, Thomas, "Letter from Thomas Chesnut to James B. Finley" (1837). Finley Letters. 176.