Sent by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, Philadelphia to Alfred Russel Wallace, [Corfe View, Parkstone, Dorset] on 1 February 1893.
Official typewritten letter with manuscript additions, notifying Alfred Russel Wallace of his election as a Correspondent of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.
A typical letter typewritten in English.
An original MS
Pages with text: 1
Transcriber: Wong, Jennifer
Transcription date: August 15, 2012
Scrutiny: 15/01/2013 - Catchpole, Caroline;
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ACADEMY OF NATURAL SCIENCES
Philadelphia, February 1st 1893-- 2
I have the honor to inform you that you were elected a Correspondent of the ACADEMY OF NATURAL SCIENCES OF PHILADELPHIA, at a stated meeting held January 31st 1893--3
A diploma will be mailed to you in due time.
Hoping that you will accept this mark of the Society’s appreciation of your scientific labors,
I have the honor to be very respectfully | Your obedient servant | Benj[amin] Sharp4. [signature] | Corresponding Secretary.
To Alfred Russel Wallace Esq.5
Correspondent of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.
1. "WP1/8/301" has been handwritten on the top right corner of the page in pencil.
2. This date is handwritten in dark ink (the rest of the letter is typed except where noted)
3. This date is handwritten in dark ink
4. Benjamin Sharp Jr., lived 1858 -- 1917
5. Wallace’s name is handwritten in dark ink
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