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Darwin Correspondence Project

To Georg von Seidlitz   10 April 1872

Down, | Beckenham, Kent.

Ap 10. 1872

Dear Sir

Since writing to you a short time ago, I have received your very kind present of 2 copies of your interesting work Die Darwinsche Theorie.1

As I had already procured, as I had previously told you, a copy of your work, I will send one to our Royal Soc. & another to the Linnean Soc, where they will be seen by the members.2

With my best thanks & respect | I remain dear Sir | yours faithfully | Charles Darwin


See letter to Georg von Seidlitz, 1 April 1872 and n. 1. The reference is to G. Seidlitz 1871
The copies of G. Seidlitz 1871 that CD sent to the Royal Society of London and to the Linnean Society are listed in their respective catalogues.


Has received two copies of GvS’s Die Darwin’sche Theorie. As he already has a copy, CD will send one to the Royal Society [of London], and the other to the Linnean Society.

Letter details

Letter no.
Charles Robert Darwin
Georg Karl Maria (Georg) von Seidlitz
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Zoologische Staatssammlung München
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Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 8283F,” accessed on 26 October 2021,

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 20