Letter From the Marquis de Lafayette to Asbury Dickens, Secretary of the Columbian Institute, January 5, 1824

ID: SIA RU007051 [SIA_007051_S02_B01A_F05_D16]

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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_D16

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Summary

Letter from the Marquis La Fayette [sic] acknowledging the receipt of a letter notifying him of his election as a member of the Columbian Institute. Dated 5 January 1824 and read 2 April 1825.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7051, Columbian Institute Records, Image No. SIA_007051_S02_B01A_F05_D16

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  • 1824
  • January 5, 1824

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Letters (correspondence)

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SIA RU007051 [SIA_007051_S02_B01A_F05_D16]

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Washington January 5' 1824 [[line drawn under "gto" of preceding line]] Sir I Have received the most Gratifying Communication By Which I Know that the Columbian Institute for the promotion of Arts and Sciences Have Been pleased to elect me one of their Members. it is with much regret that I find myself prevented By an engagement in the Country from presenting in person On this day my Respectful Acknowledgemens to the Members of the Institute. My friend Mr. Quincy Adams Has promised me to offer the Expression of my Gratitude which at the Same time I Have the Honor to Adress to you Sir With the [[Personal?]] Assurance of My Very High Regard Lafayette
[[paper in landscape format]] From the Marquis La Fayette, acknowledging the receipt of a letter, notifying him of his Election as a member of the Columbian Institute. Mr. Dickens Secretary to the Columbian Institute 2[[superscript]]d[[/superscript]]. April, 1825 [[double line]] Washington [[single line]]