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To A. E. J. Modderman   3 June 1875

Down, | Beckenham, Kent. | Railway Station | Orpington. S.E.R.

June 3. 1875

Sir

I beg leave to acknowledge the receipt of your obliging letter of Mar 26, and of the Diploma from the University of Leyden.1 I request that you will be so good, on any fitting occasion, to present to the Senate of your University my sincere acknowledgements for this distinguished honour, which is most highly gratifying to me—

I beg leave to remain | Sir | your obliged & obedient | Servant | Charles Darwin

Footnotes

See this volume, Supplement, letter from A. E. J. Modderman to C. R. Darwin and 20 others, 24 March 1875. The diploma is in DAR 229: 40. It was published with a translation of the Latin in Correspondence vol. 23, Appendix III. It conferred the honorary degree of doctor of medicine.

Summary

Thanks for the diploma conferring on him an honorary doctorate of medicine from Leiden University.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-10007G
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Antony Ewoud Jan Modderman
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Leiden University Libraries (shelfmark ASF inv.nr. 327 document 86)
Physical description
2pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 10007G,” accessed on 10 July 2020, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-10007G.xml

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 24 (Supplement)

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