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Written when Bishop Chase was 19 years old and an undergraduate at Dartmouth, in danger of suspension for supposedly cutting off a freshman's hair during prayer. Chase claims he was framed by his enemy, Nathan Noyes, who accused Chase of the crime.
Dartmouth, expulsion, Noyes
Chase, Philander, "Letter to Dudley Chase" (1794). Philander Chase Letters. 24.