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Lady Rosse sends her regards to Philander Chase, offering to replace his sacramental plate and invites him to stay at Hams Hall to discuss Illinois.
Lady Rosse, Hams Hall, Illinois, Coleshill
Rosse, Lady, "Letter to Philander Chase" (1835). Philander Chase Letters. 1023.
Lady D[owager] Rosse sends her respectful compliments to the Right Rev’d Bishop of Illinois requests to know if has got any sacramental plate in place or what the Bishop of Ohio took [and] if not she will with pleasure replace it when he knows what it will cost. There are several friends of Ly Rosse now with her who [would] be glad to see the Bishop if [is] quite convenient to him to come to her residence Hams Hall, which is 9 miles from Birmingham. Ly R keeps her bed till 6 or 7 o’clock in evening they can then talk over the state of Illinois. - He may be sure of a [well aired] bed whenever he comes.
Hams Hall Coleshill Nov. 26th
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