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From Elbert Nevius


     Permit me to acquaint you with your election to an honorary membership in the Peithessophian Society of Rutgers College. By the acceptance of which you will confer a favour on the association in whose name I now address you and oblige. Yours &c.

Elbert Nevius Secy

Source Note

ALS, ViMtvL: Bushrod Washington Family Papers. The address note was originally written out to BW, "Alexandria Dis. of Columbia"; it was also stamped in Alexandria on 10 October. However, this city address is crossed out and replaced with "Philada."