The Commens Dictionary
Quote from ‘Reason's Rules’
…an argument is a communication by which the arguer endeavours to produce a predetermined belief in the mind he addresses.
MS [R] 597:2
‘Argument’ (pub. 14.08.17-15:49). 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-reasons-rules-15.