Reference numberMS/843/5
TitleLetter from Charles Robert Darwin, Down, Bromley, Kent, to Sir Benjamin Collins Brodie
Date26 April [1859]
DescriptionDarwin can think of no zoologist with a claim to the Royal Medal. Although he himself is not a botanist, he recommends Mr Bentham and discusses his European reputation. Notes also Mr Prestwich's claims as a geologist. A list of all medallists would be useful in fairly apportioning awards to different subjects, he believes.
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NA8196Darwin; Charles Robert (1809 - 1882); naturalist1809 - 1882
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