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Philander Chase invites his sister Rachel to Hartford for the consecration of Bishop-Elect of Maine Dr. Burgess.
Philander Chase, Rachel Denison, General Convention, Consecration, Dr. Burgess, Bishop Burgess, Hartford, Connecticut
Chase, Philander, "Letter to Rachel Denison" (1847). Philander Chase Letters. 1302.
My Dear, Dear, Sister:
We have or can have an opportunity of once more seeing each other before we die
The Consecreation of Dr Burgess Bp Elect of Maine will (D.v.) take place in Hartford, Connec’t immediately after the rising of the Gen’l Convention now sitting in N. York
If you can set off very soon from Royalton and come down to see yr Daughter you maybe in readiness to witness the s’d Consecration of Bp Burgess
Pray do so -- -- and then greatly oblige your
Recess at noon in the House of Bps New York Oct 21 1847
P.S. I think the Convention will rise at the end of next week and the Consecration will take place within one or two days after
Mrs Rachel Denison