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Judge Joseph Moore has not forgotten Finley. Moore has had a hard struggle. He has been widowed twice and his three youngest children are living him him. He writes about their "old friend" Ransom Hodges, currently serving time at the state prison. Moore has heard that Hodges has undergone a reformation while in prison. Members of the community have signed a petition asking for Hodges' release. Moore wants Finley to write him about it. Abstract Number - 425
State Prison Letters; Prisoner; Ransom Hodges
Moore, Joseph, "Letter from Joseph Moore to James B. Finley" (1849). Finley Letters. 623.