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Record number: WCP1670

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Alfred Russel Wallace
Sent to:
Richard Norris
4 October 1913

Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Old Orchard, Broadstone, Wimborne, Dorset to Richard Norris [address not recorded] on 4 October 1913.

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02 September 2011 by Beccaloni, George


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LETTER (WCP1670.1544)

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Natural History Museum
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NHM WP2/6/3/8(100)
Copyright owner:
ŠA. R. Wallace Literary Estate

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ARW to Dr. Richard Norris.) Old Orchard, Broadstone, Dorset

Oct[ober]. 4th. 1913

My dear Dr Norris Except for a continuous weakness I seem improving a little in general health, and the chronic rheumatic pain in my right shoulder has almost passed away in the last month (after about 3 years) and I can impute it to nothing but about 1/4 pint a day of Bulmer's Cider! A most agreeable medicine!

The irritability of the skin, however, continues, though the inflammation of the legs has somewhat diminished...

My increasing weakness is now my most serious trouble, as it prevents me really from doing any more work, and causes a large want of balance a liability to fall down. Even moving about my the room after books &c. dressing and undressing, make me want to lie down and rest.

Hoping that you are better and that you are coming south earlier I this year, and with kind remember aces to your daughter -- Believe me Yours very sincerely Alfred R. Wallace.

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