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Philander Chase writes to his granddaughter Laura about his reason for being detained in Chicago: he is there to attend the trial of a Presbyter while Dudley Chase has gone to Michigan for other business. He hopes to see Laura soon when he visits Vermont. Philander also warns Laura about the son of his brother Baruch, who was found to have tried to kill his brother and friends.
Philander Chase, Laura Chase, Dudley Chase, Mary Chase, trial, bad conduct, infraction, presbyter, church afffairs, Baruch Chase
Chase, Philander, "Letter to Laura Chase" (1844). Philander Chase Letters. 1226.