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Letter 2789

Darwin, C. R. to Stewardson, Thomas & secretary of Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia

8 May 1860

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    Acknowledges his election as Correspondent of Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia.

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Down Bromley Kent

May 8. 1860

Sir

I beg leave to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of April 16th, in which you announce to me that I have been elected a Correspondent of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. I assure that I fully appreciate & feel grateful for the great honour thus conferred on me, & I remain Sir | Your obliged & obedt servant | Charles Darwin

To | Dr. Th. Stewardson | Corr. Secretary

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    The letter has not been found. Stewardson was the corresponding secretary of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.
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