Letter from Samuel Southard to Asbury Dickens, Secretary of the Columbian Institute, August 9, 1825

ID: SIA RU007051 [SIA_007051_S02_B01A_F05_D01]

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Form/Genre: Letters (correspondence)

Date: 1825

Citation: SIA RU007051 - Records, 1816-1841, with related papers, 1791-1800, Smithsonian Institution Archives

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Summary

Letter from Samuel Southard, acknowleding the receipt of a letter notifying him of his election as a resident member of the Columbian Institute. Dated 9 August 1825. Read 3 September 1825.

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SIA RU007051 - Records, 1816-1841, with related papers, 1791-1800, Smithsonian Institution Archives

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  • 1825
  • August 9, 1825

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Letters (correspondence)

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SIA RU007051 [SIA_007051_S02_B01A_F05_D01]

Sir, I have had the honor to receive your letter, informing me that I "have been elected a resident member of the Columbian Institute for the promotion of Arts & Sciences." Sensible both of the merits of the Institution, and of the favor conferred, I shall discharge, with zeal, the duties imposed upon me. I am, Sir, very respectfully &c Sam [[superscript]] e [[/superscript]]L. Southard 9 August 1825 A. Dickens Esq. Sec[[[[superscript]] y [[/superscript]] &c &c
[[with paper in landscape format]] From Samuel Southard, acknowledging the receipt of a letter notifying him of his election as a resident member of the Columbian Institute..dated 9[[superscript]] th [[/superscript]]. August...read 3[[superscript]] d [[/superscript]]. Sept[[superscript]] r [[/superscript]]. 1825. [[double line]] [[to left]] Read. Sept. 3, 1825. [[/to left]] [[below, rotated 180 degrees]] Asbury Dickens Esq. Washington [[/below]]