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Darwin Correspondence Project

To G. H. Darwin   [3 June 1877]1

Down

Sunday

Dear G.

I have not yet heard from Cambridge, & perhaps they are not intending to give me the degree.2 Perhaps you will like to see the enclosed letter & if you can make out the modern Greek I should be glad of a translation.3

C. D.

Footnotes

The date is established by the relationship between this letter, the letter from J. M. Rodwell, 1 June 1877, and the letter to Edward Atkinson, 9 June 1877. In 1877, the Sunday before 9 June was 3 June.
CD refers to the honorary LLD degree (doctor of laws) from the University of Cambridge (see letter from G. H. Darwin, 28 May 1877 and letter to Edward Atkinson, 9 June 1877).
The Greek passage appears in the letter from J. M. Rodwell, 1 June 1877.

Summary

Has not yet heard from Cambridge. Thinks perhaps they do not intend to give him the degree.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-10946
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
George Howard Darwin
Sent from
Down
Source of text
DAR 210.1: 59
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 10946,” accessed on 15 May 2021, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-10946.xml

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