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Darwin Correspondence Project

To Thomas Stewardson   8 May 1860

Down Bromley Kent

May 8. 1860

Sir

I beg leave to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of April 16th, in which you announce to me that I have been elected a Correspondent of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.1 I assure that I fully appreciate & feel grateful for the great honour thus conferred on me, & I remain Sir | Your obliged & obedt servant | Charles Darwin

To | Dr. Th. Stewardson | Corr. Secretary

Footnotes

The letter has not been found. Stewardson was the corresponding secretary of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.

Summary

Acknowledges his election as Correspondent of Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-2789
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Thomas Stewardson;
Sent from
Down
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 2789,” accessed on 7 December 2019, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-2789.xml

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 8

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