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From Maurice Alberts   13 February 1862

Prussian Legation

February 13. 1862.


In reply to your letter of the 11th inst I beg to inform you that I have forwarded this day the Diploma in question to 6 Queen Ann St.1 and request you to let me have a receipt for the same which I may transmit to the University of Breslau.2

I am, | Sir, | your obdt. servt. | M. Alberts.


CD’s letter has not been found. He had been awarded an honorary degree by the University of Breslau (see letter from Maurice Alberts, 10 February 1862). CD’s brother, Erasmus Alvey Darwin, lived at 6 Queen Anne Street, London.


Has forwarded a diploma from the University of Breslau [Honorary Doctorate in Medicine and Surgery].

Letter details

Letter no.
Maurice Alberts
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
Prussian Legation
Source of text
DAR 96: 2 v.
Physical description

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 3445,” accessed on 30 March 2020,

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 10