Dudley Chase



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George has been traveling and Dudley is glad to hear that he is safe.






Dudley Chase, George Chase, Woodstock, Worthington OH


Woodstock Spt 7th Thurs 1820

Dear George,

I am here attend’g Court; and haven’t [had a] moment's Leisure improve it in this way. We have rec’d all your letters in due course of Mail, and were happy in your good journey and safe arrival at your Father’s house.

Your familiar thus far, in finding a place to settle to your mind, is the almost necessary consequence of your plan. Traveling to find a place to suit one’s tarte in all respects, is no more nor less than to be plane sailed with travelling. Your have now arrived at the end of your journey, and in the midst of that wonderful Country, the West[wood], cannot fail to locate yourself agreeably in some of the fine settlements that surround you. Contented, prosperous & happy may you be, wheresoe'er your lot may be cast. I believe I understand all your letters as you wish to have me.

I can think of nothing new that has transpired since you left us, the relation of which can at all interest you — All things just 10.

Please — give my love to my Dear Brother and his Lady — also remember me to Philander and Mrs Rupell — All your Relatives & friends are well, varying [from day] to day only by growing older.

I hope you will not fail to write me, how you are & how you succeed.

With the most constant & [enabled] Affection & friendship

I remain yours forever

Dudley Chase

George Chase esq.



P.S. Please excuse me for [?] this. As its contents are so worthly I could, in particular, use notes.

Letter to George Chase



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