Letter from William Lambert to Asbury Dickens, Esquire, Secretary of the Columbian Institute, June 23, 1821

ID: SIA RU007051 [SIA_007051_S02_B01_F02_D21]

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Form/Genre: Letters (correspondence)

Date: 1821

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7051, Columbian Institute Records, Image No. SIA_007051_S02_B01_F02_D21

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Summary

Letter from William Lambert to Asbury Dickens, Esquire, Secretary of the Columbian Institute, acknowledging the receipt of a letter notifying him of his election as a resident member of the Columbian Institute. Dated 23 June 1821.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7051, Columbian Institute Records, Image No. SIA_007051_S02_B01_F02_D21

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  • 1821
  • June 23, 1821

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Letters (correspondence)

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SIA RU007051 [SIA_007051_S02_B01_F02_D21]

City of Washington, June 23, 1821 Sir, I received a few minutes since, your letter of the 21[[superscript]]st[[/superscript]] instant, informing me, that I have been elected a resident member of "the Columbian Institute for the promotion of arts and sciences", and inclosing a copy of the constitutional ordinance for the government of that Institute. You will please to accept my acknowledgments for the polite manner in which the communication has been made - your apology for the delay in transmitting it, being perfectly justifiable, is admitted as one of the best that could be offered. With sincere wishes for a speedy recovery from the severe indisposition, you have stated, I have the honor to be, with great respect, Your obedient servant, William Lambert Asbury Dickins, Esquire, Secretary of the Columbian Institute. [[vertical curlicue to the right of the last three lines of text]]
[[in landscape format]] From William Lambert, acknow- ledging the receipt of a letter notifying him of his election as a resident member of the Columbian Institute [[double line]] dated June 23[[superscript]]d[[/superscript]], 1821 [[double line]] Asbury Dickins, Esquire, Secretary of the Columbian Institute, City of Washington.