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Sent by:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Sent to:
C. A. Windust
On:
June 1884

Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Nutwood Cottage, Frith Hill, Godalming to C. A. Windust [none given] on June 1884.

Record created:
23 May 2011 by NHM

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LETTER (WCP1501.1280)

A typical letter handwritten by author in English and signed by author.

Held by:
Natural History Museum
Finding number:
NHM WP1/9/1
Copyright owner:
Copyright of the A. R. Wallace Literary Estate

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[[1]]

Frith Hill, Godalming

June 1st. 1884

Dear Mr. Windust1

I just write a line to say how pleased I was with your letter in the "Echo" in reply to Mr Tebbutt. It was clear & forcible, & most excellent both in style & matter, & must do good

Yours very truly | Alfred R. Wallace [signature]

P.S. I could not give evidence (to the Commission) as they would put me down at once by asking me what I know personally about the houses of the poor &c. &c. They would not hear opinions as to causes. That might be brought in if I a witness has facts [[2]] to begin with.

ARW. [signature]

[[3]]

06.84 A W Wallace2

ENDNOTES

1. Possibly C. A. Windust.

2. Text on page 3 is in a different hand.

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