Letter from Edward Cutbush to Benjamin Homans, December 13, 1816

ID: SIA RU007051 [SIA_007051_S02_B01_F03_D11]

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Form/Genre: Letters (correspondence)

Date: 1816

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7051, Columbian Institute Records, Image No. SIA_007051_S02_B01_F03_D11

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Letter from Edward Cutbush to Benjamin Homans relative to a discourse to be delivered by the President of the Columbian Institute. Dated 13 December 1816.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7051, Columbian Institute Records, Image No. SIA_007051_S02_B01_F03_D11

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  • 1816
  • December 13, 1816

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Letters (correspondence)

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SIA RU007051 [SIA_007051_S02_B01_F03_D11]

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Washington Dec. 13th. 1816. - Sir, Agreeably to your request, I have obtained from Dr. Hunter a transcript of the proceedings of the last meeting of the Columbian Institute, from which [[faint comma?]] I copy the following for your information. "that a special meeting of the Institute be convened at 6 PM. on the second saturday of January next." On a motion, "that the President of the Institute be requested to prepare and deliver on that day a discourse explanatory of the object's of this association," being carried, it was resolved "that the General Committee of the Institute be authorized to invite gentlemen, who are not members thereof, to be present at its special meeting on the 2d Saturday in Jany. next, during the whole or such portion of its proceedings as the said Committee may deem proper." Should I not
be able to meet the General Committee, I will thank you to state that I am prepared to deliver an address agreeably to the resolve of the Institute. With great respect I remain your [[hum-ser?]] E Cutbush Benjn Homans Esq.
From Edward Cutbush to Benjamin Homans, relative to a discourse to be delivered by the President of the Columbian Institute.....dated 13.[[superscript]]th[[/superscript]] December, 1816. ___________ ----------- [[next text section is upside down to previous text]] Benjn Homans Esquire Present.