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Mathiott is disappointed that courtroom duties will interfere with his attendance at the quarterly meeting of the Grand Division (Sons of Temperance) in Springfield. He wants Finley to take charge of the meeting for him. Mathiott discusses many organizational aspects of the Sons of Temperance -- passwords, duties of G.M.A., record books, etc. Abstract Number - 416
Temperance Letters; Sons of Temperance; Springfield
Mathiott, J., "Letter from J. Mathiott to James B. Finley" (1849). Finley Letters. 614.