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Insects and their colouring

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Letter from Wallace to Frederick Bates commenting on his collection of insects and describing observations of their colouring in relation to habitat, dated March 1858.

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

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