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Darwin Correspondence Project

To the American Philosophical Society   5 February 1870

Down. | Beckenham | Kent. S.E.

Feb. 5th. 1870

Sir

I beg leave to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of Oct. 15th, in which you inform me that the American Philosophical Society has conferred on me the distinguished honour of electing me a Member; for this honour I beg permission to return my most sincere thanks.1

I have the honour to remain | Sir | Your most obedient servant | Ch. Darwin

To the | Secretary

Footnotes

See Correspondence vol. 17, Appendix III.

Bibliography

Correspondence: The correspondence of Charles Darwin. Edited by Frederick Burkhardt et al. 26 vols to date. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1985–.

Summary

Sends thanks for election to American Philosophical Society.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-7097
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
secretary of American Philosophical Society
Sent from
Down
Source of text
American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.378)
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 7097,” accessed on 5 December 2019, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-7097.xml

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 18

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