RECORD: Jackson, Benjamin Daydon, (Secretary of the Linnean Society). 1882.05.05. Letter to Emma Darwin. CUL-DAR215.11j. Edited by John van Wyhe (Darwin Online,

REVISION HISTORY: Transcribed by Christine Chua and edited by John van Wyhe 11.2021. RN1

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"Jackson, Benjamin Daydon, 1846-1927. Botanist on staff at Kew, in charge of first volume of Index Kewensis, 1880-1902 Secretary to Linnean Society. 1909, 1910 Darwinia, 1910, contains three essays published elsewhere, 1909, republished as a pamphlet with alterations; one gives a list of plants named for CD." (Paul van Helvert & John van Wyhe, Darwin: A Companion, 2021)


Linnean Society, Burlington House, London, W.

5th May 1882

Mrs Darwin,

Down, Beckenham, Kent

Dear Madam,

I am instructed to forward to you a copy thereto annexed [1], of the Resolutions adopted at our meeting last night, relative to the late Mr. Darwin.

I am Dear Madam,

Yours faithfully

B Daydon Jackson


[1:] [CUL-DAR215.11i]

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