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Dean writes to Sandusky District presiding elder, James B. Finley, to let him know that "religion is rather low" in the Detroit Circuit. Folks do not like the preacher, Elias Pattee, and thus do not contribute for him. Dean suggests that Finley come to spend a month or two in Detroit, believing that folks would give "something handsome" to hear Finley preach. Abstract Number - 41
General Ministry; Ohio Conference; Dislike of preacher; Elias Pattee
Dean, Jerry, "Letter from Jerry Dean to James B. Finley" (1825). Finley Letters. 41.