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From Emil Buck   28 April 1873

Frankfurt a/Main

the 28th. April 1873

Die Senckenbergische Naturforschende Gesellschaft an Charles Darwin Esquire


I have the honour to announce you, that the Senckenberg Society has elected you to its Corresponding Member and to inclose the diploma as well as a copy of the regulations.—1

The members of the Senckenberg Society being unanimous in this election desire me to beg you, that you will kindly accept this honour as a small token of the very high esteem in which you and the great services you have rendered to Science are held here.—

Believe me, Sir, | yours | very respectfully | E Buck | Corresp. Secretary


For the diploma, see Appendix III. The copy of the regulations has not been found.


Announces that CD has been elected Corresponding Member of the Senckenbergische Naturforschende Gesellschaft.

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Emil Buck
Charles Robert Darwin
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DAR 177: 142
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Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 8888,” accessed on 28 November 2021,

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 21