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Armstrong writes that he has done "his very best to guard our people from being carried off by the southerners and contending for property which I most conscientiously believed could not be taken from the Methodist E. Church or her members." He bewails the fact that a church worth $6,000 could be taken from those who built it and given to the Church South, based on the Resolution of the 1844 General Conference. Abstract Number - 347
General Ministry; Church South (MECS); Ohio Conference; Church Property Question
Armstrong, John M., "Letter from John M. Armstrong to James B. Finley" (1847). Finley Letters. 545.