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From Edward Sabine to John Phillips   12 November 1863


Preparation for his address with particular concern that JP approve the part relating to [Adam] Sedgwick. Urges JP to sit at dinner with him as a sign of approval of the award [of the Copley Medal].

Admits his own dismay regarding the efforts of the younger geologists and zoologists to obtain the Copley Medal for CD on the grounds of the Origin and his anxiety about the next year’s award.

Author:  Edward Sabine
Addressee:  John Phillips
Date:  12 Nov 1863
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Misc. MS collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4340F
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