The Commens Dictionary
Quote from ‘Chap. XI. On Logical Breadth and Depth’
The first intention is the mental act by which an object is conceived.
‘First Intention’ (pub. 28.11.15-10:48). 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-chap-xi-logical-breadth-and-depth-1.