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To T. M. Hughes   23 August 1880

Summary

Honoured by offer of medal from Chester Natural History Society, but if he is expected to attend in person to receive it he regrets he must decline. Asks TMH to decide for him.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas McKenny Hughes
Date:  23 Aug 1880
Classmark:  Natural History Museum (General Special Collections MSS DAR 43)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12695

To T. M. Hughes   26 August 1880

Summary

CD is sorry for the trouble TMH has had. Fully approves of the rule [that the medal be awarded to a local worker?]. The knowledge that the Chester Natural History Society wished to honour him is the real gratification, which he will never forget.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas McKenny Hughes
Date:  26 Aug 1880
Classmark:  Natural History Museum (General Special Collections MSS DAR 8)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12701

To T. M. Hughes   13 March [1873]

Summary

Is glad and proud to honour the memory of Adam Sedgwick [d. 1873].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas McKenny Hughes
Date:  13 Mar [1873]
Classmark:  Cambridge University Library (MS.Add. 7652/III I.11)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8810

To T. M. Hughes   24 May 1875

Summary

Reports some details of the geological tour he took with Sedgwick in North Wales in 1831. Recalls how neither he nor Sedgwick saw the obvious signs of past glaciation.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas McKenny Hughes
Date:  24 May 1875
Classmark:  Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences (Archive DDF Box 720)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9993
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