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James H. Otey Letter, 1837 August 17

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Scope and Contents Note From the Collection: This collection contains the August 17, 1837, letter of James H. Otey in Columbia, Tennessee, to his sister, Mrs. Frances A. Buford in Bedford County, Virginia. Otey recounts his ordeals with a near-fatal disease, which left him impressed with the frailty of life and with considerations of the goodness of God. He also enthusiastically advises his sister about her religious condition, stating "For a person in your situation, seldom having an opportunity of hearing the word of God preached...
Dates: 1837 August 17