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To the secretary of the Royal Society of London   27 November 1875


Communicates a paper by Lawson Tait to the Royal Society [not published by Royal Society, see 10452].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Royal Society of London
Date:  27 Nov 1875
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.480)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10279

To the Royal Society   8 October [1856?]


The bearer has called for the books. Requests volumes of Isis for 1828 and 1829.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Royal Society of London
Date:  8 Oct [1856?]
Classmark:  DAR 249: 111
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1970A

To Walter White   17 [October – November 1862?]


CD needs first volume of the second series [of Trans. R. Hortic. Soc. Lond.].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Librarian, Royal Society of London
Date:  17 [Oct or Nov] 1862
Classmark:  Wellcome Library
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3769

To the Royal Society of London   2 March [1874]


A certificate for admission [of Robert Swinhoe] to Royal Society with many signatures has been lost by the Post Office. Asks for another so he can get the signatures anew.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Royal Society of London
Date:  2 Mar [1874]
Classmark:  Cleveland Health Sciences Library (Robert M. Stecher collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9329

To Walter White   28 November [1880]


Asks for list of Royal Society Council members, which CD needs because council members never back up certificates.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Walter White; Royal Society of London
Date:  28 Nov [1880]
Classmark:  Liverpool Central Library
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12872

To the Chairman of the Committee of Papers, Royal Society   16 March [1852]


Referee’s report on paper by Daniel Sharpe ["On foliation and cleavage", Philos. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. 142 (1852): 445–62].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Chairman, Committee of Papers, Royal Society of London
Date:  16 Mar [1852]
Classmark:  The Royal Society (RR2: 226)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-840