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William is getting along fine. He is practicing his uncle's advice -- "It is better to suffer wrong than to do wrong." He is prospering every year. William wants to buy a piece of land. He would like for his Uncle James to put up money and then either take an interest in it or take a mortgage on the land. William would also like for his uncle to pick out a "rich intelligent handsome wife." He thinks he can make more money if he has a good wife. Abstract Number - 974
Finley Family Letters -- Nephew; Finley Financial Affairs
Finley, William M., "Letter from William M. Finley to James B. Finley" (1838). Finley Letters. 959.