To T. H. Huxley 9 October 1851
Down Farnborough Kent
Oct. 9. 1851
I have much pleasure in expressing my opinion, from the high character of your published contributions to Science, and from the course of your studies during your long Voyage,1 that you are excellently qualified for a Professorship in Natural History.—
You have my best wishes for success in your present application,2 & I beg to remain | Dear Sir | Your’s faithfully | Charles Darwin T. H. Huxley Esqe
Testimonial for THH’s application for Chair in Natural History at Toronto.
- Letter no.
- Darwin, C. R.
- Huxley, T. H.
- Sent from
- Source of text
- Imperial College of Science, Technology, and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 1)
- Physical description
Please cite as
Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 1457,” accessed on 17 January 2017, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-1457