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The Diocese of New Jersey has delayed approval of Philander Chase's appointment as Bishop. The Diocese of Ohio attempts to persuade them to change their decision by speaking of Chases's good character and the importance of a Bishop in Ohio and the west.
Diocese of New Jersey, Diocese of Ohio, Philander Chase, Bishop
Gardiner, B, "Letter to the standing Committee of the Diocese of New Jersey" (1818). Philander Chase Letters. 130.