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Finley's grandson writes that he had every intention of accepting the position in Columbus, but was taken by an attack of ague and intermittent fever which made it impossible for him to travel. Moreover, the citizens of his town absolutely refused to let him leave the school, as he had begun another quarter. Abstract Number - 271
General Ministry; Finley Family Letters -- Grandson
Brooke, C.F., "Letter from C.F. Brooke to James B. Finley" (1846). Finley Letters. 270.