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From H. W. Bates   25 January 1879

Summary

F. Galton and others suggest that he go in for Fellowship [of Royal Society]. Asks that CD propose him. If he is unable to do so HWB will not be hurt to wait another year.

Author:  Henry Walter Bates
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  25 Jan 1879
Classmark:  DAR 160: 94
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11846

To H. W. Bates   26 January 1879

Summary

It will give CD real pleasure to propose HWB for F.R.S. Asks that he send him the necessary information for the certificate as well as a list of men he would like to sign it. He should not be disappointed if not elected first time. [Bates elected F.R.S. 2 June 1881.]

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henry Walter Bates
Date:  26 Jan 1879
Classmark:  Cleveland Health Sciences Library (Robert M. Stecher collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11848

To H. W. Bates   12 February 1879

Summary

Encloses HWB’s Royal Society certificate with seven signatures, which CD thinks is ample.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henry Walter Bates
Date:  12 Feb 1879
Classmark:  Nate D. Sanders Auctions (dealers) (14 December 2017, lot 74)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11871F
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