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Chase, Charles Monroe, 1829-1902



  • Existence: 1829 - 1902

Charles Monroe Chase was born on Nov. 6, 1829 in Lyndon, Vermont. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1853. After graduation, Chase taught music and studied law in Cincinnati. In 1856, he moved to Sycamore, Illinois where he practiced law, served as a police magistrate and edited the "Sycamore DeKalb County Sentinel." During the Civil War, Chase was a member of the Thirteenth Illinois Infantry. After his discharge, he joined the staff of the "Sycamore True Republican & Sentinel" as the Kansas correspondent. In 1865, Chase returned to his birthplace to establish the "Vermont Union," which he edited until his death in 1902. Chase was the son on General E.B. Chase.

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Charles Monroe Chase papers

Identifier: MS-533
Overview Charles M. Chase (1829-1902), journalist and lawyer. Dartmouth Class of 1835. The collection consists of letters to his family, scrapbooks, diaries and sheet music composed by him.