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Brooke begins on a religious note, expressing gratitude for the mercies of God. He tells of good religious prospects in Dayton. The greater part of the letter contains detailed accounts of activities in Ridgeville and business transactions. He asks whether Finley plans to "sell, rent or build" and urges him to come to a decision on the question. Many of the details concern financial affairs, among them the money collected for the Mission. Abstract Number - 685
Wyandot Mission Letters; Finley Family Letters -- Son-in-law; Finley Financial Affairs
Brooke, John C., "Letter from John C. Brooke to James B. Finley" (1823). Finley Letters. 779.