The Commens Dictionary
Quote from ‘Lowell Lectures of 1903. Lecture III. 2nd Draught’
A collection is a single object whose being consists in the existence of whatever independent individuals may exist of which a given rhema is true, these independent individuals being called the members of the collection.
MS [R] 463:11
‘Collection’ (pub. 07.01.15-10:25). Quote in M. Bergman & S. Paavola (Eds.), The Commens Dictionary: Peirce's Terms in His Own Words. New Edition. Retrieved from http://www.commens.org/dictionary/entry/quote-lowell-lectures-1903-lecture-iii-2nd-draught.