To the Secretary of the American Philosophical Society 20 December 1838
Geological Society of London | Somerset House.
20th Decr 1838
I am requested by the Geological Society to express their thanks for the donation of “Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Nos 1 2 & 3. Vol. 1. and to assure you that the Society are much honored by this mark of consideration
I have the honor to be | Sir, | Your most obedient | and very humble Servant | Chas. Darwin | Secretary To | The Secretary of the | American Philosophical Society
As Secretary of the Geological Society of London, formally expresses his thanks for initial numbers of Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society.
Please cite as
Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 458,” accessed on 9 December 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-458