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Darwin Correspondence Project

DCP-LETT-5976

To C. S. Vesselofski   4 March 1868

Down. | Bromley. | Kent. S.E.

Mar 4 | 1868

Sir

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

Footnotes

1
See letter from C. S. Vesselofski, 3 January 1868 and nn. 3 and 4.

Summary

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 31 August 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-5976

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