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Darwin Correspondence Project


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


See letter from C. S. Vesselofski, 3 January 1868 and nn. 3 and 4.


Acknowledges his election as a Corresponding Member of the Imperial Academy of Sciences, St Petersburg.

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 5976,” accessed on 24 October 2016,