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Darwin Correspondence Project

To J. P. Cooke   20 February 1874

Down, | Beckenham, Kent.

Feb. 20th 1874

Sir

I beg leave to acknowledge your letter of Jan. 28th in which you announce to me that the American Academy of Arts & Sciences has conferred on me the distinguished honour of electing me a Foreign Honorary Member.1

I request that you will return to the Academy my most sincere thanks for this honour, & I remain | Sir | Your obedient & obliged servant | Ch. Darwin

To the Secretary Amer. Acad. of Arts & Sciences.—

Footnotes

See letter from the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 28 January 1874. For the diploma, see Appendix III.

Summary

Thanks for his election as Foreign Honorary Member.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-9305
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Josiah Parsons Cooke
Sent from
Down
Source of text
American Academy of Arts and Sciences (Letterbook 07-36)
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 9305,” accessed on 26 May 2019, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-9305

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 22

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