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From Sociedade de Geographia de Lisboa1   30 September 1877

La “Sociedade | de | Geographia | de | Lisboa” Lisbonne,

le 30 setember 1877.

a | Monsieur Charles | Darwin

Monsieur

Nous avons l’honneur de vous informer que la Société de Géographie de Lisbonne, dans sa séance du 4 juin, vous a élu membre correspondant de la Société.

La Société espére que vous voudrez bien accepter dans le titre qu’elle se permet de vous décerner, le hommage de sa profonde considération et sympathie pour les services que vous avez rendus a la science de la Terre.2

Veuillez agréer, Monsieur l’expression de nos sentiments les plus distingués | Pour la Direction | Le directeur—1er. Sécretaire Géneral | Luciano Cordeiro

Footnotes

For a translation of this letter see Appendix I.
For the diploma of the Sociedade de Geographia de Lisboa, see Appendix III.

Translation

From Sociedade de Geographia de Lisboa1   30 September 1877

The “Sociedad | de | Geographia | de | Lisboa” Lisbon,

30 September 1877.

to | Mr Charles | Darwin

Sir

We have the honour to inform you that the Geographical Society of Lisbon, at its meeting of the 4 June, elected you a corresponding member of the Society.

The Society hopes that you will recognise, in the award it takes the liberty of bestowing on you, the homage of its profound esteem and respect for the services which you have rendered to the physical sciences.2

Please accept, Sir the expression of our sincere regard | For the Committee | The Chairman—1st. Secretary General | Luciano Cordeiro

Footnotes

For a transcription of this letter in its original French, see Transcript.
For the diploma of the Sociedade de Geographia de Lisboa, see Appendix III.

Summary

CD named corresponding member of the Geographical Society of Lisbon.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-11160A
From
Sociedade de geographia de Lisboa
To
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
Lisbon
Source of text
DAR 230: 55
Physical description
ALS 2pp (French)

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 11160A,” accessed on 25 July 2024, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/?docId=letters/DCP-LETT-11160A.xml

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