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John P. first tells of sickness and great trouble, but expresses increased faith in God. He tells of riding to Dayton to overtake a company of soldiers which included relations (Robert Hough) and boys from the old neighborhood, which made his heart sick. He followed the group for 16 miles, then removed Robert and the boys from the camp, exhorting them to stay away from wicked company. The trial for the land suit is set for August. Abstract Number - 923
Finley Family Letters -- Brother
Finley, John P., "Letter from John P. Finley to James B. Finley" (1812). Finley Letters. 910.