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Record number: WCP1689

Sent by:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Sent to:
Benjamin W. Austin
5 March 1887

Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, The Hamilton Hotel, Washington D.C., USA to Benjamin W. Austin [none given] on 5 March 1887.

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18 October 2011 by Catchpole, Caroline


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LETTER (WCP1689.1570)

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

Held by:
Edinburgh University Library
Finding number:
AAF, 8.7.69
Copyright owner:
ŠA. R. Wallace Literary Estate

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The Hamilton, Washington. D.C

March 5th 1887

Benj[amin]. W. Austin Esq. Sec[retary]

Dear Sir

I beg to thank you for the honour your Trinity Historical Society has done me in electing me an honorary member. I have much pleasure in sending you a photo of myself.

My home address is --




I remain, | Yours very faithfully | Alfred R Wallace [signature]1


1. Circular stamp with "Gen AAF 1732" in center surrounded by words UNIV EDINBURGEN EX BiBL

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