Letter from Stephen Collins to Asbury Dickens, January 14, 1826

ID: SIA RU007051 [SIA_007051_S02_B01_F04_D15]

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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_D15

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Letter from Stephen Collins, to A. Dickins, stating his inability to attend some previous meetings of the Columbian Institute. Dated 14 January 1826.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7051, Columbian Institute Records, Image No. SIA_007051_S02_B01_F04_D15

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  • 1826
  • January 14, 1826

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Letters (correspondence)

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SIA RU007051 [SIA_007051_S02_B01_F04_D15]

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Mark: Jany 14[[superscript]] th [[/superscript]] - 26 D[[superscript]] r [[/superscript]] Sir I received your note of Dec: last signifying my Election as a member of the Columbian Institute. I saw D[[superscript]] r [[/superscript]] Huntt, previous to receiving your communication, & as I told him my desyr to attend; it did not [[underlined]] then [[/underlined]] occur to me that I should also write to you. Circumstances appear hitherto to have conspired to
prevent my attendance this afternoon I had resolved to attend, unless prevented by circumstances I could not controul. but I am confined to my room by indisposition. As soon as I [[underlined]] possibly [[/underlined]] can I shall do my self the honour of attending. If it be proper I should be glad the society could be informed of these cir[[strikethrough]] cumstances. I have [[/strikethrough]] [[end page]] [[start page]] cumstances Yours Respect- Stephen Collins A. Dickins Esqr
From Stephen Collins, to A. Dickins, stating his inability to attend some previous meetings of the Columbian Institute. 14. January, 1826. [[double line]] Asbury Dickins Esqr