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Collecting insects in Malacca and Mount Ophir

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Letter from Wallace to his mother describing a treatment for fever, collecting insects and birds, meeting Sir James Brooke and problems with his field assistant, dated September 1854. (extract)

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

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