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Bascom, Green and Latta write representing the Methodist Episcopal Church South. They were appointed to serve as the Board of Commissioners to negotiate with a similar board of the M.E. Church concerning the division of property and funds, as laid out by the Plan of Separation (General Conference, 1844). The financial hardships faced by clergy, wives, widows, and retired clergy in the M.E.C. South are difficult to bear. The M.E.C. South board pleads with the M.E.C. board to schedule a meeting of the Joint Commissions as soon as possible to work out a final settlement. Abstract Number - 821
Slavery Letters; Church South (MECS); Plan of Separation
Bascom, H.B.; Green, A.L.P.; and Latta, S.A., "Letter from Henry Bidleman Bascom, A.L.P. Green & S.A. Latta to James B. Finley" (1846). Finley Letters. 307.