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To E. W. Badger   [19 July 1880]


CD is honoured to have a medal named after him by an organisation [Midland Union of Natural History Societies] dedicated to the advancement of science. [See 12660.]

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward William Badger
Date:  [19 July 1880]
Classmark:  Manchester Guardian, 2 May 1882, p. 6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12660A

To the secretary of the Midland Union of Natural History Societies   [before 20 July 1880]


Asks the Honorary Secretary to convey to the committee his acceptance of the honour of naming a medal after him.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward William Badger
Date:  20 July 1880
Classmark:  Midland Naturalist 3 (1880): 181
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12663F

From E. W. Badger   17 July 1880


Gives history of the Union; explains plan to encourage original work by offering an annual "Darwin Prize". Asks CD’s permission to use his name.

Author:  Edward William Badger
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 July 1880
Classmark:  DAR 160: 14
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12660
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