Draft of a Letter from the Columbian Institute to Daniel Carroll, February 6, 1822

ID: SIA RU007051 [SIA_007051_S02_B01_F01_D03]

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Form/Genre: Letters (correspondence)

Date: 1822

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7051, Columbian Institute Records, Image No. SIA_007051_S02_B01_F01_D03

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Summary

Draft of a letter from the Committee appointed by the Columbian Institute on the 2nd Februrary, 1822, to Daniel Carroll. Esquire of Duddington, requesting his aid and concurrence in obtaining an extension of the land granted by Congress to the Institute. Dated 6 February 1822.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7051, Columbian Institute Records, Image No. SIA_007051_S02_B01_F01_D03

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  • 1822
  • February 6, 1822

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Letters (correspondence)

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SIA RU007051 [SIA_007051_S02_B01_F01_D03]

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City of [[Washt[[superscript]]n[[/superscript]].]] 6.[[superscript]] th [[/superscript]] Feby. 1822. [[decorative "D"- partially erased]] Sir The Committee of the Columbian Institute who were appointed to address the Congress for a small extension of their ground [[strikethrough]] to [[/strikethrough]] ^[[insertion]] by which a portion would [[/insertion]] be added to the bottom of the garden on the west, have also thought that if two Portions of ground, one to the South of Square 633, the other to the north of 635 were to be ceded also to the Columbian Institute, to be disposed of as they may hereafter judge proper, the Society might be enabled by such sales [[strikethrough]] to [[/strikethrough]] ^[[insertion]] not only to ^[[/insertion]] [[insertion]] improve the grounds, but to [[/insertion]] erect a handsome Building, at the East end of this ground ceded to them by Congress, and it would thus, in [[strikethrough]] some [[/strikethrough]] ^[[insertion]] a great [[/insertion]] degree, connect the Capitol hill [[strikethrough]] more [[/strikethrough]] with the rest of the City; [[strikethrough]] and [[/strikethrough]] ^[[insertion]] but [[/insertion]] lest any objection should be made to this plan the Institute have thought it proper to solicit your concurrence and aid in obtaining this, and have concluded before they prepare and submit a petition to Congress, to know from you if you approve of the measure, & they further request from you a line [[strikethrough]] to state [[/strikethrough]] ^[[insertion]] in answer ^[[insertion]] to this [[/insertion]] containing [[/insertion]] your opinion. We are Sir, in behalf of the Columbian Institute very respectfully y [[superscript]] rs [[/superscript]]. &c [[scribbled "n"s to suggest signatures]] n n n n n n n n Dan [[superscript]] l [[/superscript]]. Carroll of Duddington Esq [[superscript]] e [[/superscript]]. [[drawing of a curly bracket to the right of the signature]] [[large swash underneath the signature]]
[[written sideways in middle of folded paper]] Columbian Institute [[double line drawn horizontally at the center, spanning one eighth of the width of this section of the paper]] Draft of a letter from the Committee appointed by the Columbian Institute on the 2.[[superscript]]d[[/superscript]] February, 1822, to Daniel Carroll, Esq; of Duddington, requesting his aid and concurrence in obtaining an extension of the land granted by Congress to the Institute. [[double line drawn horizontally at the center, spanning one eighth of the width of this section of the paper]] dated 6.[[superscript]]th[[/superscript]] February, 1822. [[double line drawn horizontally at the center, spanning one eighth of the width of this section of the paper]]