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Young's letter contains a statement of the reasons why the General Conference is opposed to Masonry, but the writer himself does not agree with this statement. Young says "It is zeal without knowledge," and hopes that Masons will "pity the weakness of our good intentions." Abstract Number - 872
David Young Letters; Finley Friend; Freemasonry
Young, David, "Letter from David Young to James B. Finley" (1817). Finley Letters. 358.