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Philander tells Laura he will have to sell his farms in Michigan due to his rising debts. He is planning to set off on his "last journey to the east" soon and needs more money to fund this trip. He also reports that Dudley's wife Sarah will begin teaching the girls' school at Jubilee, and praises his wife Sophia for all her help with the running of the College.
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Chase, Philander, "Letter to Laura Chase" (1844). Philander Chase Letters. 1223.