Philander Chase



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Chase writes of his recent travels through Huron County and the Seneca Reservation, and plans out the rest of his travel.


Summer 8-24-1825


Huron County, Onicdas, Mohawks, Mohawk Language, Liturgy, Christian Ministry, Ashlan, Windsor, Youngstown, Holand, Boardman, Canfield, New Lisbon, Rebecca, Mr. Morse, St. Clair, Morristown, L Beaver, Lexington, Zanesville, Barnesville, Mr. B. Welles


Brooklyn Augt. 24

1824 [sic]

Very Dear Nephew. -

I am well and thankful to God for his many mercies.

I have been tho’ Huron County & visited the [Onicdas] & Mohawks on the Seneca Reservation. They make sure of our Liturgy in the Mohawk Language and hold service twice every Sunday. I am to take five of their young men under my tuition to prepare for the Christian Ministry.

I am so much wanted at home that I am [constrained] to make the following [ratio] arrangement of my time. [Viry] --

Turn over

Ashlan. 4 Sep? Sunday

Windsor. 6. - Tuesday

Batavia 7. Wed.

[Narmen] 8 Thurs

Youngstown 9. Fri

[Holand] 10 Sat.

Boardman 11. Sun

Canfield 12 - Mon

New Lisbon 13 - Tuesday night

[?] 14 - -- Wed.. }

15 ------- Thursd }

16 ----------- Frid } at Mr. Morse’s

17 --------- Sat } disposal

18 --- ------ Sunday }

[?] ------------- Monday }

20 ------------- Tuesd }

25 - at St. Clair[‘s] will } Mr. Morse will write them immediately; and if [can] [?] attend the Bishop.

26. Morristown

27. [Barnesville]

28 L Beaver

29. Lexington

[?] Zanesville

I am in great haste having hardly one moment at my own command.

I beg your prayers & those Dear Rebecca that God would mercifully [?] your

Affectionate uncle

& faithful friend

Phil. Chase

Rev. Intrepid Morse

Stubenville if from home Mr. B. Welles is [desined] to open this


Letter to Intrepid Morse



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