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Chase, Horace, 1788-1875

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Horace Chase letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230323799]
Identifier: MSS SC 2452
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter dated 24 June 1814 and addressed to "Miss Betsey Blanchard" of Hopkinton, New Hampshire. Chase writes to Betsey, apparently a girlfriend, and tells her about his serious illness. He had been treated by Dr. Nathan Smith (1762-1829). This is the same Dr. Smith who treated Joseph Smith (1805-1844), first president of the Mormon Church, the year before.

Dates: 1814 June 24