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From William Reeves   10 April 1866

Royal Irish Academy, | 19 Dawson Street, | Dublin

April 10. 1866

Sir

I am directed to inform you that, at the Stated General Meeting of the Royal Irish Academy, held on the 16th. March last, you were elected an Honorary Member of the same, in the department of Science.

A formal Diploma of the appointment will presently be forwarded to you.1

I have the honour to remain | Sir | your obedient humble Servant | William Reeves, D. D. | Secretary

Charles Darwin Esqre.

Footnotes

The diploma has not been found in the Darwin Archive–CUL. For a list of CD’s honorary memberships, see Freeman 1978, pp. 107–10.

Bibliography

Freeman, Richard Broke. 1978. Charles Darwin: a companion. Folkestone, Kent: William Dawson & Sons. Hamden, Conn.: Archon Books, Shoe String Press.

Summary

CD elected honorary member of the Royal Irish Academy.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-5053A
From
William Reeves
To
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
Dublin
Source of text
DAR 230: 16
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 5053A,” accessed on 11 July 2020, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-5053A.xml

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 14

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