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Darwin Correspondence Project

DCP-LETT-2789

To Thomas Stewardson   8 May 1860

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.1 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

Footnotes

1
The letter has not been found. Stewardson was the corresponding secretary of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.

Summary

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

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-2789
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Stewardson, Thomas; secretary of Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 2789,” accessed on 29 September 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-2789

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