Jonathan Harvey



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Harvey offers to settle the unpaid bill of a former student named Hamlet Perkins and asks Chase what the amount is.




Hopkinton, New Hampshire, Hamlet H. Perkins, R.E. Perkins, Mr. Dustin


Washington March 19th 1828

Dear Sir

My Brother at Hopkinton N.H. writes me thus — “About one year ago Hamlet H. Perkins one of the sons of R.E. Perkins deceased went to the State of Ohio and entered the School or College under the superintendence of Bishop Chase of that State and continued there for some time but has since left with his bills unpad. It is now understood that Bishop Chase is in Washington. If so he can probably ascertain the amount of Perkins’ bills. Mr. Dustin and myself who are the Guardians of the young Perkins who are [?] wish you to pay these bills to the Bishop [?] write to me the among and you shall [?] the some on your return”

If you will write me embracing my brothers object as above stated I will be much obliged.

I am most respectfully your Obt. Servt.

Jon’a Harvey

Rev’d Philander Chase at Washington

Letter to Philander Chase



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