To C. S. Vesselofski 4 March 1868
Down. | Bromley. | Kent. S.E.
Mar 4 | 1868
I beg leave to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of Jan. 3. in which you announce to me that the Imperial Academy of Sciences has done me the honour of electing me a corresponding member in the Section of Biology.1 I assure you that I feel deeply sensible of this most distinguished honour.
I beg leave to remain | Sir | your most obedient servant | Charles Darwin
Acknowledges his election as a Corresponding Member of the Imperial Academy of Sciences, St Petersburg.
- Letter no.
- Darwin, C. R.
- Vesselofski, C. S.
- Sent from
- Source of text
- Archive of the Russian Academy of Sciences, St Petersburg branch: PFA RAN. Fond 1. Register 2-1868. Folder 17. P65, 65r
- Physical description
Please cite as
Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 5976,” accessed on 21 February 2017, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-5976