Letter from John Quincy Adams to Asbury Dickens, Secretary of the Columbian Institute, August 6, 1826

ID: SIA RU007051 [SIA_007051_S02_B01_F04_D08]

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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_D08

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Summary

Letter from Mr. Adams, dated Quincy, 6 August 1826, [sic] acknowledging the receipt of resolutions in honor of the memory of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson. Communicated to the Institute 12 August, 1826.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7051, Columbian Institute Records, Image No. SIA_007051_S02_B01_F04_D08

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  • 1826
  • August 6, 1826

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Letters (correspondence)

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SIA RU007051 [SIA_007051_S02_B01_F04_D08]

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Asbury Dickens Esq[[superscript]]r[[/superscript]] Secretary to the Columbian Institute Washington. Quincy 6. August 1826. Sir. Your Letter of the 27[[superscript]]th[[/superscript]]. ult[[superscript]]o[[/superscript]], enclosing a Copy of the Resolutions, adopted on the 15[[superscript]]th[[/superscript]]. ult[[superscript]]o[[/superscript]]. having reference to the recent decease of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson has been received and communicated to the members of the family of the former. Among the testimonials of respect to the memory of those citizens, by which their countrymen have honoured them, none would be more gratifying to them, and none can be more consolatory to their Relatives, than those proceeding from the Literary and Scientific Institutions, in the purposes of which they took a lively interest, and to which they were specially attached in the character of honorary associates._ Permit me to add that in the Relation which I have the honour of bearing to the Columbian Institute, I have received with peculiar sensibility the information of the proceedings of [[strikethrough]]?[[/strikethrough]] this occasion and the very kind and friendly notice of it in your obliging Letter. Please to accept, and to present, to the Institute on my behalf the assurance of my respectful and cordial Salutations John Quincy Adams.
Letter from M[[superscript]] r [[/superscript]]. Adams, dated Quincy, 6[[superscript]] th [[/superscript]]. Aug[[superscript]] t [[/superscript]]. 1826, acknowledging the receipt of resolutions in honor of the memory of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson. [[double line]] Communicated to the Institute 12. August, 1826. [[double line]]