Letter from Hersant, January 23, 1824

ID: SIA RU007051 [SIA_007051_S02_B01A_F05_D15]

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Form/Genre: Letters (correspondence)

Date: 1824

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7051, Columbian Institute Records, Image No. SIA_007051_S02_B01A_F05_D15

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Summary

Letter from Hersant, presenting seeds, etc to the Columbian Institute. Dated 23 January 1824. Presented and read 6 March 1824.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7051, Columbian Institute Records, Image No. SIA_007051_S02_B01A_F05_D15

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  • 1824
  • January 23, 1824

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Letters (correspondence)

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SIA RU007051 [SIA_007051_S02_B01A_F05_D15]

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Washington, January 23[[superscript]]d[[/superscript]], 1824 Sir, I send herewith the seeds of which I lately spoke to you, to be presented in my name to the Columbian Institute- I shall be very happy if they are of any service to the Botanical Garden. Permit me to recommend to your particular care the seed of the Cedar of Mount Lebanon; it comes from the only tree of that species we have in France, which, for its beauty and the magnitude of its size, is the admiration of travellers. Please, Sir, to present my respects to the Distinguished Members of the Institute, and to accept for yourself the the assurances of the high considerations which which I have the honor to be, Sir, Your most humble and ob[[superscript]]t[[/superscript]] servant Hersant
[[paper in landscape format, folded, to create three columns]] [[column one]] Presented and read. March 6. 1824. - [[/column one]] [[column two]] From -- Hersant, presenting Seeds, &c. to the Columbian Institute, dated 23[[superscript]]d[[/superscript]], January, 1824. [[single line]] 6[[superscript]]th[[/superscript]]. March, 1824. Presented, and read. [[single line]] [[/column two]] [[blank, column three]]