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Record number: WCP1545

Sent by:
Graham Wallas
Sent to:
[ ? Alfred Russel Wallace ]
[not recorded]

Sent by Graham Wallas, [address not recorded] to [?Alfred Russel Wallace] [address not recorded] on  .

Record created:
23 May 2011 by NHM


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LETTER (WCP1545.1324)

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

This is one of forty eight letters collated into an album by William Greenell Wallace [WP1/9/10 - WP1/9/59]. The album consists of "a selection of autograph letters written by people of note on the 19th century" to Alfred Russel Wallace together with some letters to other members of the Wallace family. The arrangement of the letters has been retained as in the album.

Held by:
Natural History Museum
Finding number:
NHM WP1/9/54
Copyright owner:
Copyright of the Graham Wallas Literary Estate.

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There are so few fossils in the green-sand that I left these shell casts from one of the store-leafs on the common

G. W.2 | Graham Wallas [signature]

[[2]] [a sketch of presumably a shell cast alongside a diagram indicating its scale]

Graham Wallas [signature]


1. The finding number of the letter is written at the top right of the page "WP 1/9/54".

2. Wallas, Graham (31 May 1858 - 9 August 1932) English socialist, social psychologist, educationalist, a leader of the Fabian Society and a co-founder of the London School of Economics

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