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Trimble reports that Sister Barwise, sister of Brother Luther Taylor (Indiana Conference), is visiting Columbus to get her son out of the penitentiary. He asks Finley to provide as much help as possible. Bishop Soule "and all his tribe" are in Cincinnati on their way south, but "we can spare them all." George Maley has been appointed Presiding Elder of the Covington District, (Kentucky Conference, MEC South). Several preachers in the newly formed Kentucky Conference of the MECS are very dissatisfied -- Brush [George W.], Bruce [John G.], Atmore [William C.], Coleman [Thomas K.], and Harlan [L.D.]. The MEC churches in Cincinnati are all doing well and increasing in numbers. People like their preachers. Trimble would like Finley to reason with Judge McLean concerning attendance at Soule Chapel in Cincinnati (MECS) since it sets a bad example. Abstract Number - 300
General Ministry; Church Division; Church South (MECS); Cincinnati; Joshua Soule; George W. Maley; Kentucky Conference (MECS); Soule Chapel; John McLean (Supreme Court Justice)
Trimble, Joseph M., "Letter from Joseph M. Trimble to James B. Finley" (1846). Finley Letters. 298.