Letter from J. Elgar to the Honorable Josiah Meigs, Commisioner of the General Land Office, August 12, 1820

ID: SIA RU007051 [SIA_007051_S02_B01_F02_D05]

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Form/Genre: Letters (correspondence)

Date: 1820

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7051, Columbian Institute Records, Image No. SIA_007051_S02_B01_F02_D05

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Summary

Letter from J. Elgar to Josiah Meigs stating that he had laid out 5 acres of land for the use of the Columbian Institute. Dated 12 August 1820.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7051, Columbian Institute Records, Image No. SIA_007051_S02_B01_F02_D05

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  • 1820
  • August 12, 1820

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Letters (correspondence)

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SIA RU007051 [SIA_007051_S02_B01_F02_D05]

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Washington Aug [[?]] 12. 1820 Sir In pursuance of the directions of the Commiss [[?]] of Public Buildings, I have laid out 5 Acres of grounds, for the use of your Institute; and will (at any time after Monday next) show the metes and bounds thereof, whenever called upon. Respectfully Your Obedient Sert J. Elgar Surveyor Washington City Hon^[[ble]] Josiah Meigs President of the Columbian Institute [[?]][[?]][[?]]
[[start page]] Honorable Josiah Meigs Commisioner of the General Land Office [[end page]] [[start page]] J. Elgar Aug[[superscript]]t[[/superscript]]. 12 . 1820 [[end page]] [[start page]] From J. Elgar, to J. Meigs, stating that he had laid out 5 acres of land, for the use of the Columbian Institute. dated August 12, 1820 [[end page]]