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Wallace's views on an eight-hour working day

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Letter from Wallace to his daughter Violet presenting his argument for an eight-hour working day and double pay for overtime, dated May 1891.

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Letter to Alfred Russel Wallace from the Royal Society, about his Darwin Medal award

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