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Sent by:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia
Sent to:
Alfred Russel Wallace
On:
1 February 1893

Sent by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, Philadelphia to Alfred Russel Wallace, [Corfe View, Parkstone, Dorset] on 1 February 1893.

Record created:
15 August 2012 by Catchpole, Caroline

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Official typewritten letter with manuscript additions, notifying Alfred Russel Wallace of his election as a Correspondent of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.

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LETTER (WCP1617.4987)

A typical letter typewritten  in English.

Held by:
Natural History Museum
Finding number:
NHM WP1/8/301
Copyright owner:
Copyright of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Literary Estate.

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[[1]]1

ACADEMY OF NATURAL SCIENCES

OF PHILADELPHIA,

LOGAN SQUARE.

Philadelphia, February 1st 1893-- 2

SIR:

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 Societys 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.

ENDNOTES

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. Wallaces name is handwritten in dark ink

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