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From M. J. S. Schultze1   4 August 1868

Bonn

d 4 August 1868.

Hochgeehrter Herr!

Im Namen und Auftrage der medicinischen Facultät hiesiger Universität habe ich die Ehre und das Vergnügen Ihnen das beifolgende Diplom zu übersenden.2 Möchten Sie dasselbe annehmen als einen Beweis wie tief die Facultät durchdrungen ist von den Gefühlen der Hochachtung und Dankbarkeit für Ihre Arbeiten, durch welche Sie sich die ganze wissenschaftliche Welt verbunden haben.

Empfangen Sie im Besonderen den Ausdruck meiner Verehrung | mit welcher ich verharre | Max Schultze | zeit. Decan der medicin. Facultät

Herrn Dr. Charles | Darwin | London

Footnotes

For a translation of this letter, see Correspondence vol. 16, Appendix I.
For a transcription and translation of the diploma from the Friedrich-Wilhelm-Universität in Bonn, see Correspondence vol. 16, Appendix III.

Bibliography

Correspondence: The correspondence of Charles Darwin. Edited by Frederick Burkhardt et al. 27 vols to date. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1985–.

Translation

From M. J. S. Schultze1   4 August 1868

Bonn

4 August 1868.

Most esteemed Sir!

On behalf of the medical faculty of the university here, I have the honour and pleasure of sending you the enclosed diploma.2 Please accept it as evidence of the deep sentiments, felt throughout the faculty, of respect and gratitude for your works, through which you are connected to the whole of the scientific world.

Please accept in particular the expression of my own admiration, | with which I remain | Max Schultze | Acting Dean of the Medical Faculty

Mr. Charles | Darwin | London

Footnotes

For a transcription of this letter in its original German, see part II: 654–5.
For a transcription and translation of the diploma from the Friedrich-Wilhelm-Universität in Bonn, see Correspondence vol.16, Appendix III.

Bibliography

Correspondence: The correspondence of Charles Darwin. Edited by Frederick Burkhardt et al. 27 vols to date. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1985–.

Summary

CD has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Bonn.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-6302
From
Max Johann Sigismund Schultze
To
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
Bonn
Source of text
DAR 96: 57
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 6302,” accessed on 18 September 2021, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-6302.xml

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

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