Sent by Ellen Wellman, [none given] to Alfred Russel Wallace [none given] on 11 April 1887.
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Transcriber: Clark, Andrew David
Transcription date: August 1, 2014
Scrutiny: 01/08/2014 - Benny, Ruth;
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Prof[essor] A.R. Wallace
I have been sick in bed for over a year and am looking forward to the other country.
It is a great pleasure to thank you for the position you [] take in the "Christian Register[.]"1
I admire your tolerance and sincerity so much that I have no words with which to express myself.
The death of a friend since my sickness has given me an experience that is proof to me that [] Spiritualists are might in their central claim, and I feel a great personal gratitude toward you. I don't feel so alone in my joy of looking forward. I am so delighted too to hear such words published in "The Christian Register." If you [] are not overburdened with letters of gratitude it is because people are too timid to express themselves to you. I think we yield to that feeling too much sometimes when a great good is done [for] us and so I am speaking out.
With unbounded reverance and gratitude | I am Respectfully | Ellen Wellman2 [signature]
1. The Christian Register. (1821-1957). American Unitarian weekly.
2. No biographical information found.
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