Reference numberNLB/6/1160
Alternative reference numberNLB/6 p479
TitleCopy letter from Michael Foster, to Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, Fellow of the Royal Society
Date3 November 1892
DescriptionFoster has the pleasure to inform Hooker that the President and Council of the Royal Society have awarded him the Darwin Medal for his important contributions to the progress of Systematic Botany as evidenced by the 'Genera Plantarum' and the 'Flora Indica', but more especially on account of Hooker's intimate association with Mr Darwin in the studies preliminary to the 'Origin of Species'. It is hoped Hooker may attend the Anniversary Meeting on 30 November, to receive the Medal in person.
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA8220Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); physiologist1836 - 1907
NA7983Hooker; Sir; Joseph Dalton (1817 - 1911); botanist1817 - 1911
NA8196Darwin; Charles Robert (1809 - 1882); naturalist1809 - 1882
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