Sent by Michael Foster, The Royal Society, Burlington House, London to Alfred Russel Wallace, [Corfe View, Parkstone, Dorset] on 6 November 1890.
Re. award to Wallace of the Society's Darwin Medal for his independent origination of the theory of the origin of species by natural selection.
A typical letter handwritten by author in English and signed by author.
An original MS
Pages with text: 2
Transcriber: Truong, Michael
Transcription date: July 8, 2011
Scrutiny: 15/01/2013 - Catchpole, Caroline;
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THE ROYAL SOCIETY
BURLINGTON HOUSE, LONDON, W
Nov. 6, 1890.
I have the pleasure to inform you that the President and Council of the Royal Society have awarded to you the Darwin Medal for your Independent Origination of the Theory of the Origin of Species by Natural Selection.
It is hoped that1 [] you may be able to attend the Anniversary meeting of the Society (Dec. 1st at 4p.m.) to receive the Medal in person.
I am, | Your faithful servant, | M. Foster [signature]
Sec.[retary] R.[oyal] S.[ociety]
1. "Alfred Russel Wallace, Esq" is written in the bottom left hand corner of page 1.
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