Authors

Dudley Chase

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Dudley is very excited about Philander's news of the new baby boy's birth.

Date

3-11-1816

City

Washington DC

Keywords

Dudley Chase, Philander Chase, George Chase, Baby, birth, Philander Chase Jr.

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Washington March 11th 1816

My Dear George

I this day rec’d a letter from your hon’d Father announcing the surprising but very agreeable intelligence of the of the birth of another son. The joy I feel at this event is truly indiscribable [sic]. I enclosed the letter to you. Dear Aunt who will doubly participate with us all in this unexpected pleasure

I am in high spirits I will assure you and wholly unfit to write talk or think on any subject but the one which occupies my intire [sic] faculties.

May this event form a new and joyous epoch in your family history and may you my Dear George be glad—and we deserve and receive the choicest of Heaven’s blessings.

Love your most affectionately

Dudley Chase

Mr. George Chase

Letter to George Chase

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