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Bradford writes about an unexpected effort to oust the "Democratic nest at the Penitentiary of Dewey & all." He tells Finley that he wants to see this happen. He thinks Finley may be able to help in selecting candidates that will meet with the wishes of the directors. Abstract Number - 465
Ohio History; State Prison Letters
Bradford, Samuel, "Letter from Samuel Bradford to James B. Finley" (1850). Finley Letters. 663.