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Chase is writing a new pamphlet in defense of himself and his actions taken in governing the College. He claims that his pamphlet utilizes the opinion of a high-ranked legal character who lends support to Chase's supervisory power. Despite this self-defense, Chase feels as though he is ready to retire from political and public affairs.
pamphlet, resignation, Sarah Russell, Mrs. Russell, Michigan, Illinois, Bishop White, "Conspiracy on Gambier Hill"
Chase, Philander, "Letter to Dudley Chase" (1832). Philander Chase Letters. 919.