Letter from William Thornton to the General Committee of the Columbian Institute, November 7, 1816

ID: SIA RU007051 [SIA_007051_S02_B01_F03_D12]

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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_D12

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Summary

Letter from Dr. William Thornton, apologizing for nonattendance on the General Committee. Dated 7 November 1816.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7051, Columbian Institute Records, Image No. SIA_007051_S02_B01_F03_D12

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  • 1816
  • November 7, 1816

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Letters (correspondence)

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SIA RU007051 [SIA_007051_S02_B01_F03_D12]

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City of Washington 7th: Nov: 1816 Gentlemen I am sorry that I did not recollect at the time that I met a few members of the Committee, that I had previously engaged to dine this Day with the President of the US. This Engagement however should not have precluded my Duties to the Society, but I have to accompany some Strangers, whose introduction depends on Gentlemen Your very respectful Fr[[superscript]] d [[/superscript]]. &c William Thornton To the General Committee } of the Columbian Institute }
To the General Committee of the Columbian Institute [[following text is upside down]] Dr William Thornton Nov.7th 1816-- apology for nonattendance on the General Comm.[[paper torn]]