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Chase says he will not give money to St. John's Church (which he meant to give to the church at Beaver) until he knows that the church at Beaver has not fulfilled his conditions. He reports good news that the newly built dam has withheld a storm and also that Mr. West has been warmly received by lords and ladies in England and is soon to meet the Bishop of London.
St. John's Church, Beaver, dam, Miss Farnum, Duff Macfarlane, Mr. West, Bishop of London
Chase, Philander, "Letter to Intrepid Morse" (1827). Philander Chase Letters. 734.