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Sent by:
Violet M. Alcock
Sent to:
Alfred Russel Wallace
On:
8 May 1908

Sent by Violet M. Alcock, Lyceum Club Bureau, 128 Piccadilly, London to Alfred Russel Wallace [address not recorded] on 8 May 1908.

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23 May 2011 by NHM

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LETTER (WCP1499.1278)

A typical letter typewritten  in English and signed by author.

Held by:
Natural History Museum
Finding number:
NHM WP1/8/299
Copyright owner:
Copyright of the Violet M. Alcock Literary Estate.

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The Lyceum Club Bureau

128, Piccadilly, London, W.

May 8th. 1908

Dr. ALFRED RUSSEL WALLACE, LL.D., D.C.L., F.R.S.,

Broadstone,

Wimborne.

Dear Dr. Wallace,

I have to thank you for your kind letter of May 5th. I do not think that the "Delineator" would be prepared to take 1,000 words on the subject of "Are the Dead Alive?". [sic] They have only authorized me to get for them 400 words, and all those who have contributed to the series as yet have kept me within this limit.

I think that the "Delineator" would be satisfied with a statement of beliefs and opinions from you, as you suggest, and would be willing to pay £5 for this, if I can count on it on Tuesday morning.

I am, | Yours faithfully, | V M Alcock2 [signature]

ENDNOTES:

1. Writtem in the top left of the page in an unidentified hand is "Asked for wire to say will send cheque on receipt".

4. Alcock, Violet May (1878-1952); instrumental in the formation of the Lyceum Club for women.

REFERENCES IN ENDNOTES:

Booth, Keith. (2002). Initial Findings on Charles William Alcock (1842-1907). <www.thefa.com/~/media/E87C93A39F514880B52E9BDE12573288.ashx> [accessed 30 June 2014]

International Association of Lyceum Clubs (2012). History - the beginnings. <http://www.lyceumclub.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=85&Itemid=104&lang=en> [accessed 30 June 2014]

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