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Qualities of a good field assistant and hand-rearing an orang-utan

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Letter from Wallace to his sister Fanny describing life in Sarawak, the qualities he looked for in a field assistant and Charles' failure to meet them, and hand-rearing an orphaned orang-utan, dated June 1855. (extract)

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