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Reed acknowledges his uncle's letter and deeply regrets that he cannot come to him -- but only two Sundays are left before Conference. He provides moral support to Finley in his dealings with the MECS, stating that the recently published Finley letter of 1839, purporting to show a proslavery stance, will do Finley no harm. It will however, disgrace the southerners who were responsible. Abstract Number - 659
David Reed Letters; Finley Family Letters -- Nephew; Slavery; Church South (MECS)
Reed, David, "Letter from David Reed to James B. Finley" (1845). Finley Letters. 754.