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Bishop Kemper asks for Chase's help on three matters. Firstly, Kemper is trying to determine proper procedure for the trial of a deacon who has been accused of swearing, drunkenness, and abuse of his family. Second, Kemper wants the address of an Englishman named G. Kimball who sent him insulting letters. Third, Kemper wonders if he was correct in suspending a clergyman who forged signatures to a petition, without making this suspension known to the other bishops.
Samuel Sherwell, Bloomington, Iowa, law, trial, G. Kimball, Universalism, Mr. Hommann
Kemper, Jackson, "Letter to Philander Chase" (1843). Philander Chase Letters. 1209.