Sent by Robert Stawell Ball, Cambridge to Alfred Russel Wallace [address not recorded] on 14 January 1896.
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Transcriber: Hijikata, Shori
Transcription date: July 29, 2014
Scrutiny: 29/07/2014 - Benny, Ruth;
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14 Jan[uary] 96
My dear Mr Wallace,
I cannot tell you how much pleased I was by your letter on the [2 words illeg.] in "Nature" last week. The illustrations it gave seemed most admirable and just to the point I had felt that Cubewells[?] notions were quite unusual as I tried to explain in my letter on the same paper but your explanation was [] [1 word illeg.] better than mine giving as it did such very apt instances.
Believe me to be | Yours truly | Robert Ball2 [signature]
1. Written in an unidentified hand in the top left of the page is 'Answ[ere]d.'.
2. Written at the top of the page is the archival reference 'WP1/9/20'.
3. Ball, Robert Stawell (1840-1913). Irish astronomer.
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