Philander Chase



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Philander Chase informs Dudley and all those in Vermont of his plans in the Northeast.




Philander Chase, Dudley Chase, James DePeyster, James De Peyster, New York, Boston, Vermont, Connecticut, Hartford, New Haven, travel


Dear Brother Dudley and all my friends in Vermont

I want to let you know where I am--what I am about what keeps me here, as a reason why I do not hasten on to see you once more.

1. I am here in New York at my friends house James T. DePeysters No 22 Bond Street.

2. Chief business is to get some printing done. My 7th no of Reminiscences and a new letter to “my absent friends” on the subject of Scholarships for Jubilee College.

Mary is with her Mothers relations in Kingston up the North River. She will come to the City next Saturday: On monday she will accompany me to Flushing on Long Island to stay with Mr Valk who is always so kind me. On Wednesday in that Village, the most delightful I have seen, there will be a meeting in Church of the friends of Jubilee-- and I hope something worthy of the cause may be done

By the end of next week I hope to get thro’ the main part of my printing so that I can begin (on the week after) to set off for N England

My present thoughts are to visit Hartford & perhaps N Haven and not go on to Boston till after I have been to visit New Hampshire and Vermont. I think of going up Connec’t River & thus see my beloved Niece Sarah’s Mother.

My health is very good and I am getting on well in errand that [br’t] me thus early from Illinois.

I have been so busy as to be able to do little by way of preparing for the Pastoral letter or Consecration Sermons to be delivered at the Gen’l Convention

Some things look lowery but others are frightening.

I hope to see the day when we shall have none in the Church but honest and temperate & pious men. May God bless ou all & keep you such for Christ’s sake

Ever faithfully yours P. Chase

Letter to Dudley Chase



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