Letter from Edward Everett to Asbury Dickens, Secretary of the Columbian Institute, October 22, 1825

ID: SIA RU007051 [SIA_007051_S02_B01_F04_D27]

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Form/Genre: Letters (correspondence)

Date: 1825

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7051, Columbian Institute Records, Image No. SIA_007051_S02_B01_F04_D27

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Summary

Letter from Edward Everett, acknowledging the receipt of a letter notifying him of his election as a correspondng member of the Columbian Institute. Dated 22 October 1825. Read 5 November 1825.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7051, Columbian Institute Records, Image No. SIA_007051_S02_B01_F04_D27

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  • 1825
  • October 22, 1825

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SIA RU007051 [SIA_007051_S02_B01_F04_D27]

Boston [[underlined]] Oct 22. 1825 [[/underlined]] Sir, I duly received your favor of Jan 1. apprizing me of my election, as a corresponding member of "the Columbian Institute for the promotion of Arts & Sciences." Having intimated to a member of the Institute (arguably to his suggestion) previously to my election, the gratification which it would afford me to be associated with that respectable body, I forbore to answer, as promptly as I ought to have done, your communication of Jan 1. I beg leave now to signify my acceptance of the honor done me by this election as a Corresponding Member: & perceiving by the "Constitutional ordinance that such a step is not irregular, I take the liberty to enclose the fee of admission. I am, Sir, with respect, Your obedient humble servant, Edw[[superscript]] d [[/superscript]]. Everett
From Edward Everitt, acknowledging the receipt of a letter notifying him of his election as a corresponding member of the Columbian Institute,.. dated 22[[superscript]] d [[/superscript]]. October .. read 5[[superscript]] th [[/superscript]]. Nov[[superscript]] r [[/superscript]]. 1825. [[line]] [[to left, rotated anti-clockwise 90 degrees]] Read Nov[[superscript]] r [[/superscript]]. 5. 1825 [[/to left]] [[below, rotated 180 degrees]] [[circular red stamp, text: "BOSTON OCT 25"]] Free: Edward Everett M.C. Asbury Dickins Esqr Secretary of the Columbian Institute for the promotion of Arts & Sciences Washington (D. of C.) [[/below]]