The Commens Dictionary
Quote from ‘P of L’
…icons, that is signs whose reference to their proper objects is due to characters of the signs by themselves, so that the signs would possess these characters just the same even if their proper objects had no existence…
MS [R] 800:4
‘Icon’ (pub. 13.03.18-14:12). 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-p-l-6.