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To Benjamin Collins Brodie   26 April [1859]


CD suggests George Bentham or Joseph Prestwich for Royal Medal.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Benjamin Collins Brodie, Sr, 1st baronet; President, Royal Society
Date:  26 Apr [1859]
Classmark:  The Royal Society
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2454F

To Edward Sabine   4 December [1864]


Thanks ES for his "splendid eulogium" [in Presidential Address to Royal Society on award of Copley Medal]. CD would have liked him to have said "a little more" about Origin.

CD feels no doubt about natural selection. Has heard from Germany of "a string of excellent men" who accept it.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Sabine; President, Royal Society
Date:  4 Dec [1864]
Classmark:  The Royal Society (Sabine papers: 388)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4694
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