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Name Chase, R. T.

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Image of i.1.88-90 - Letter

i.1.88-90 - Letter

Letter to E. B. Gaston from R.T. Chase. He has seen the proposed Bylaws for the new Colony and feels he could make suggestions to accomplish their goals without forming a colony. Mr. Chase wants to know why the desire for isolation in forming a colony when goals can be accomplised by open contact with the world. He has some suggestions, more questions and easier solutions and will defer writing more until he hears from E. B. Gaston and if Gaston wants more information. R. T. Chase was from Houston, Texas.

Image of i.1.91-94 - Letter

i.1.91-94 - Letter

Letter to E. B. Gaston from R. T. Chase from Houston, Texas. He will send in his application by October 3, and will send the money as soon as possible. He has no objection to colonization if necessary but suggested another way to accomplish the same without forming a new colony. He gives an example using 50 families. he will write Gaston at future date to give him an account ot this experiment.

Image of i.1.95-97 - Letter

i.1.95-97 - Letter

Followup letter to E. B. Gaston from R. T. Chase from Houston, Texas. Providing more information about his experiments.

Image of ii.3.26-27 - Letter

ii.3.26-27 - Letter

Letter written to E. B. Gaston (undated but likely from spring, 1894) from R. T. Chase of Houston, Texas who has read copies the Libery Bell newspaper. He commends Gaston for his plan but is not able to join the proposed colony.

Image of ii.3.28-31 - Letter

ii.3.28-31 - Letter

Letter written to E. B. Gaston from R. T. Chase of Houston, Texas dated 07/03/1894. Chase is commenting on E. Q. Norton's report of the colony site on Mobile Bay and discusses at length the benefits of climate, access to transportation and markets, and raising cotton and sugar cane.