Philander Chase



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Chase thanks his brother for his successful handling of the business of the Milnor Professorship.




Milnor Professorship, Mrs. Lucia R., Denison, Cornish


11 Apl. 1829

Gambier O. --

Dear Brother

I fear I shall have to write to you again one of my hasty letters: for the return of post is every minute expected. This will tell you the contents of a much larger sentence when you reflect that I am P. Master: and my Deputy is gone on a visit to Zanesville.

But why this prosing [sic] when I feel so grateful to God and you for the successful termination of the business of the Milnor Professorship so ably & so kindly managed by you in N.York. The God of our Father for Christ’s sake bless and reward you my good and dear Brother for this noble instance of disinterested friendship to me and benevolence to the Human family. All now [sic] it as it should be. Laus Deo! Laus Deo. I thank you most heartily for attending to my Engh. Letters with so much judgement & precision. All I trust will be right in this quarter also.

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Mrs. Lucia R. our dear neice [sic] again begs to be named to you and all her friends and Relatives most affectionably [sic]. She is among us a most important personage.

I want work hands of even [?]. Especially a young man who can attend my saw mill and keep the books. It cutts [sic] in 24 hours above 300 f.t. of plank

Today Geo. Denison accompanies me on an expedition of leveling the waters for the mills and Manufactures of Cornish.

Your affectionate Brot.

Phir. Chase

Hou D. Chase

Letter to Dudley Chase



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