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Eddy describes his new appointment in Chillicothe as a "pleasant little charge," but he would have preferred an appointment closer to the western border so that he could be nearer his family. Eddy rails against the Mexican American War, believing that peace is as distant as ever. He is dreading the General Conference of 1848, especially the idea that the Methodist Episcopal Church that he loves might have a new name -- the Methodist Episcopal Church North. Abstract number - 351
General Ministry; Chillicothe; Appointment Dissatisfaction; Mexican-American War; General Conference of 1848; Schism
Eddy, Augustus, "Letter from Augustus Eddy to James B. Finley" (1847). Finley Letters. 549.