The Commens Dictionary
Quote from ‘Logic: Fragments [R]’
…the characteristic of an object may be conceived to reside in itself. As such it is a Quale; and the conception of it is called a First Intention.
MS [R] S64
‘Quality’ (pub. 26.08.15-23:44). 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-logic-fragments-r-5.