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Robert writes that he is resigned to a life of sorrow. He wishes that he had stronger confidence in God. He feels like a piece of lumber that no one has use for. Work on the Piqua Circuit has been difficult because his colleague Robert Dobbins is not pulling his weight and is not liked by folks on the circuit. To make things even worse, family members are not coming to visit him. Abstract Number - 952
Finley Family Letters -- Father; Piqua Circuit; Robert Dobbins
Finley, Robert W., "Letter from Robert W. Finley to James B. Finley" (1822). Finley Letters. 939.