Has received diploma from the University of Breslau [honorary doctorate in medicine and surgery]. Should he forward it or will CD pick it up in London? [See 3226a and 3446.]
Prussian Legation | London
Feb. 10. 1862
The University of Breslau has transmitted to this Legation a letter and a Doctor Diploma for you, and I request you to let one know whether you expect to come to London soon so that you might call for the same or whether I shall forward it to you by rail.—
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- f1 3442a.f1The name of Alberts, the secretary of the Prussian embassy in London, is wrongly transcribed in Correspondence vol. 9 and in the Calendar (Supplement) as `H. Albertof'.
- f2 3442a.f2At the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the foundation of the University of Breslau (2--4 August 1861), CD was awarded an honorary doctorate in medicine and surgery by the Faculty of Medicine (see Correspondence vol. 9, letter from the University of Breslau, 4 August 1861). The diploma is in DAR 229 (see Correspondence vol. 10, Appendix IX).
- f3 3442a.f3CD's reply has not been found, but see the letter from Maurice Alberts, 13 February 1862.