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Darwin Correspondence Project

To C. S. Vesselofski   4 March 1868

Down. | Bromley. | Kent. S.E.

Mar 4 | 1868


I beg leave to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of Jan. 3. in which you announce to me that the Imperial Academy of Sciences has done me the honour of electing me a corresponding member in the Section of Biology.1 I assure you that I feel deeply sensible of this most distinguished honour.

I beg leave to remain | Sir | your most obedient servant | Charles Darwin


Acknowledges his election as a Corresponding Member of the Imperial Academy of Sciences, St Petersburg.

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 5976,” accessed on 26 October 2021,

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 16