The Commens Dictionary
Quote from ‘Notes on Portions of Hume's "Treatise on Human Nature"’
…by a symbol I mean a sign which represents its object only by virtue of the fact that it will be interpreted as doing so.
MS [R] 939:26
‘Symbol’ (pub. 13.10.15-12:10). 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-notes-portions-humes-treatise-human-nature-6.