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Darwin Correspondence Project

To Menyhért Lónyay   [after 11 June 1872]1

Sir

I beg leave to acknowledge the receipt of your obliging letter of June 11th. in which you announce to me that the H. A. of Sc. has conferred on me the d. h. of electing me a f. member.—2 I have received the D. & beg permission to return my sincere thanks.3

I have the h. to remain | Sir | your obd svt

To the P. of the H. Acad. of Sciences.

Footnotes

The date is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter from Menyhért Lónyay, 11 June 1872.
See letter from Menyhért Lónyay, 11 June 1872. H. A. of Sc.: Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
For a transcription and translation of the diploma, see Correspondence vol. 20, Appendix III.

Summary

Thanks for his election to the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-8383
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Menyhért Lónyay
Sent from
Bassett
Source of text
DAR 96: 154r
Physical description
Adraft 1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 8383,” accessed on 17 July 2019, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-8383

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 20

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