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To H. W. Bates   26 January 1879


It will give CD real pleasure to propose HWB for F.R.S. Asks that he send him the necessary information for the certificate as well as a list of men he would like to sign it. He should not be disappointed if not elected first time. [Bates elected F.R.S. 2 June 1881.]

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henry Walter Bates
Date:  26 Jan 1879
Classmark:  Cleveland Health Sciences Library (Robert M. Stecher collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11848

To H. W. Bates   12 February 1879


Encloses HWB’s Royal Society certificate with seven signatures, which CD thinks is ample.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henry Walter Bates
Date:  12 Feb 1879
Classmark:  Nate D. Sanders Auctions (dealers) (14 December 2017, lot 74)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11871F

From H. W. Bates   25 January 1879


F. Galton and others suggest that he go in for Fellowship [of Royal Society]. Asks that CD propose him. If he is unable to do so HWB will not be hurt to wait another year.

Author:  Henry Walter Bates
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  25 Jan 1879
Classmark:  DAR 160: 94
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11846
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