Letter from William Cranch to Asbury Dickens, Secretary of the Columbian Institute, October 19, 1826

ID: SIA RU007051 [SIA_007051_S02_B01_F04_D03]

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Form/Genre: Letters (correspondence)

Date: 1826

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7051, Columbian Institute Records, Image No. SIA_007051_S02_B01_F04_D03

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Summary

Letter from William Cranch to Asbury Dickens acknowledging the receipt of a letter informing him of his election as a resident member of the Columbian Institute. Dated 19 October 1826.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7051, Columbian Institute Records, Image No. SIA_007051_S02_B01_F04_D03

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  • 1826
  • October 19, 1826

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Letters (correspondence)

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SIA RU007051 [SIA_007051_S02_B01_F04_D03]

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Washington 19[[superscript]] th [[/superscript]]. Oct[[superscript]] r [[/superscript]]. 1826 Sir I have rec[[superscript]] d [[/superscript]] your letter of the 7[[superscript]] th [[/superscript]]. instant informing me that I have been elected a resident member of the Columbian Institute for the promotion of arts and sciences. I accept the honor with gratitude, while I fear that I shall not be able to justify the partiality which has conferred it upon me. With great respect, I am, Sir, your obed[[superscript]] t [[/superscript]]. serv[[superscript]] t [[/superscript]] [[underlined]] W. Cranch [[/underlined]] Asbury Dickens Esq[[superscript]] r [[/superscript]] Sec[[superscript]] y [[/superscript]]. of the Columbian Institute.
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