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Chase informs Kinney of his appointment to the Episcopate of Illinois. Unsure of how he will support his family in this role, he worries for the wellbeing of his wife and children. He considers the possibility of opening a school in Illinois, but is put on guard due to what occurred in 1831 at Kenyon College.
Episcopate of Illinois, Diocese of Illinois, Worthington, Gambier, Gilead, Peoria, Samuel Chase, Sarah Chase, Illinois, Michigan, Mrs. Kinney
Chase, Philander, "Letter to Aaron Kinney" (1835). Philander Chase Letters. 968.