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Chase forwards his circular letter to Joseph Denison. In the circular, Chase publishes a private letter to a friend. He rejects the notion that he should share power with the faculty and defends his complete authority as president of the College.
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Chase, Philander, "Circular Letter" (1831). Philander Chase Letters. 903.