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From the secretary of the Philosophical Institute of Canterbury, New Zealand   14 September 18631

14 Septr. 1863.

I have the honor to inform you, that at the Ordinary Meeting of the Philosophical Institute of Canterbury, held on the 7th of August last—you were unanimously—elected an Honorary Member of the Society.2

I have the honour to be, | Your most obedient Servant, | E. C. J. Stevens Hon. Secretary.3

Charles Darwin Esquire. F.R.S. | &.c. &.c. &.c. | Down, Bromley | Kent

Footnotes

This is a printed letter with the dates, signature, name and address of addressee, and the word ‘unanimously’, added by hand.
Edward Cephas John Stevens.

Summary

CD elected an honorary member of the Society.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-4298A
From
Philosophical Institute of Canterbury
To
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
Christchurch, New Zealand
Source of text
DAR 230
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 4298A,” accessed on 16 November 2018, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-4298A

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 11

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