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Record number: WCP1666

Sent by:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Sent to:
H. E. Littledale
11 January 1913

Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Old Orchard, Broadstone, Wimborne, Dorset to H. E. Littledale [address not recorded] on 11 January 1913.

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02 September 2011 by Beccaloni, George


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LETTER (WCP1666.1540)

A transcription typewritten  in English.

Held by:
Natural History Museum
Finding number:
NHM WP2/6/3/8(98)
Copyright owner:
ŠA. R. Wallace Literary Estate

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Jan[uary]. 11th. 1913.

Old Orchard,



Dear Dr Littledale2

Many thanks for your kind congratulations and good wishes. I am glad to say I feel still able to jog on a few years longer in this VERY GOOD world, for those who can make the best of it.

I am now suffering most from "eczema," which has settled in my legs so that I cannot stand or walk for any length of time. Perhaps that is an outlet for something worse, as I still enjoy my meals and usually feel as well as ever, though I have to be very careful as to what I eat.

With best wishes for your prosperity, | Yours very truly | Alfred R. Wallace.


1. The message is typewritten.

2. Littledale, Herbert E. (no dates found)

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