Letter from Edward Cutbush to Asbury Dickens, Secretary of the Columbian Institute, December 9, 1826

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Letter from Edward Cutbush, resigning his membership in the Columbian Institute. Dated and read 9 December 1826. Note from W.L. [William Lambert] Rec'd the check. Abstract recorded, Vol. 1 Page 233.

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  • December 9, 1826

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Sir, Observing in the newspapers, that an adjourned meeting of the Columbian Institute will be held this evening, I embrace the opportunity of requesting you to announce the [[underlined]] resignation [[/underlined]] of [[underlined]] my seat [[/underlined]] as a [[underlined]] resident [[/underlined]] member. I must likewise [[strikethrough]] t [[/strikethrough]] solicit you to take charge of the enclosed check for Five dollars, being my annual subscription, which will be due at the end of the present month. I rec[[superscript]] d [[/superscript]]. the Treasurer's demand on me [[underlined]] through the Post Office [[/underlined]], but did not know where to address him. Very respectfully I remain yours E Cutbush Saturday Even[[superscript]] g [[/superscript]]. Dec[[superscript]] r [[/superscript]]. 9[[superscript]] th [[/superscript]]. 1826. Asbury Dickens Esquire Secretary of the Columbian Institute. Rec[[superscript]] d [[/superscript]] the check W.L.
From Edward Cutbush, resigning his membership in the Columbian Institute [[line]] Read Dec[[superscript]] r [[/superscript]] 9. 1826 Abstract recorded, Vol:1 page 233 [[double line]] [[rotated 180 degrees]] Asbury Dickens Esquire Secretary of the Columbian Institute. [[/rotated]]