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Sent by:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Sent to:
Philip Lutley Sclater
On:
18 March 1862

Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Malta to Philip Lutley Sclater 11 Hanover Square, London on 18 March 1862.

Record created:
27 October 2011 by Catchpole, Caroline

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LETTER (WCP1722.1605)

A telegram/telegraph handwritten by author in English and signed by author.

Held by:
Zoological Society of London
Finding number:
GB 0814 BADW
Copyright owner:
Copyright of the Philip Lutley Sclater Literary Estate.

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[[1]]1

BRITISH AND IRISH MAGNETIC TELEGRAPH COMPANY (LIMITED)

Regent Circus Station

Received the following Message the 18 day of March 1862

From To

Name Wallace Name Sclater

Address Malta Address 11 Hanover Sq London

The two paradise birds2 have arrived here in perfect health. I wait your instructions --

ENDNOTES

1. The transcription is of a telegram sent by A R Wallace to Philip Lutley Sclater (1829 - 1913). Zoologist and ornitholgist.

2. The transcription corrects the term written down originally by the telegraph clerk (i.e., "garadisi bards").

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